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B Standings
 1. Toshiba BT 45-9 
 2. Sanen 29-25 
 3. Hitachi SR 28-26 
 4. Niigata Albirex 24-30 
 5. Toyama Grouses 16-38 
 6. Yokohama BC 15-39 
 1. Tochigi Brex 43-11 
 2. Toyota Alvark 39-15 
 3. Chiba Jets 38-16 
 4. Hokkaido L. 21-33 
 5. Akita NH 17-37 
 6. Sendai 89ers 13-41 
 1. SeaHorses 44-10 
 2. Osaka Evessa 26-28 
 3. Ryukyu GK 26-28 
 4. Kyoto Hannar. 24-30 
 5. Nagoya DD 23-31 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 15-39 
Full Standings
B Standings
 1. Nishinomiya S. 40-15 
 2. Toyotsu FE 38-17 
 3. Tokyo Z 26-30 
 4. Tokyo Excel. 21-33 
 5. Bambitious Nara 20-35 
 6. Shinshu BW 13-42 
 1. Gunma 36-19 
 2. Fukushima 29-26 
 3. Cyberdyne IR 27-28 
 4. Yamagata 26-29 
 5. Aomori Watts 24-31 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 15-40 
 1. Shimane SM 45-10 
 2. Hiroshima D. 43-12 
 3. Kumamoto V. 41-14 
 4. Ehime OV 27-28 
 5. Kagawa FA 17-38 
 6. Kagoshima 7-48 
Full Standings
B League D3 Standings
 1. Kanazawa Sam. 34-3 
 2. Fukuoka Rizing 33-4 
 3. Tokyo HT 24-13 
 4. Otsuka A. 20-17 
 5. Tokyo Cinq R. 15-23 
 6. Aisin AW 13-19 
 7. Saitama Bron. 13-25 
 8. Toyoda Gosei 5-27 
 9. Tokyo Big Blue 3-29 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
  Toshiba BT
  Avg: 27.6
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba BT27.6 
 2. Gardner, Niigata .21.9 
 3. Chapman, Niigata .19.2 
 4. Mavunga, Shiga L.19.1 
 5. White, Sendai18.9 
 6. Childress, Sanen18.8 
 7. Garrett, Toyota A.18.1 
 8. Stone, Chiba Jets17.5 
 9. Kanamaru, SeaHo.17.4 
 10. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.2 
Rebounds Per Game
  Tochigi .
  Avg: 13.6
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .13.6 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT12.6 
 3. Butts, SeaHorses11.7 
 4. Harrellson, Osaka E.11.6 
 5. Childress, Sanen9.7 
 6. Willard, Toyama G.9.5 
 7. Spangler, Toshi.8.9 
 8. Nephawe, Sendai8.8 
 9. White, Sendai8.8 
 10. Miller, Hokkaido L.8.8 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  Avg: 4.4
 1. Uto, Toyama G.4.4 
 2. Sakuragi, SeaHorses4.2 
 3. Namizato, Shiga L.4.2 
 4. Togashi, Chiba Jets4.0 
 5. Suzuki, Sanen3.9 
 6. Garrett, Toyota A.3.9 
 7. Igarashi, Niigata .3.6 
 8. Shinoyama, Toshi.3.4 
 9. Mavunga, Shiga L.3.4 
 10. Tabuse, Tochigi .3.4 
Steals Per Game
  Hitachi SR
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Hirose, Hitachi SR1.9 
 2. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.8 
 3. Vendrame, Hitac.1.7 
 4. Tanaka, Toyota A.1.6 
 5. Palmer, Akita NH1.6 
 6. Rossiter, Tochigi .1.6 
 7. Parker, Chiba Jets1.6 
 8. Hatakeyama, Niigata .1.5 
 9. Garrett, Toyota A.1.4 
 10. Brown, Hitachi SR1.4 
Blocks Per Game
  Osaka E.
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.9 
 2. Miller, Hokkaido L.1.7 
 3. Parker, Chiba Jets1.7 
 4. Chapman, Niigata .1.7 
 5. Bachynski, Hokkaido.1.5 
 6. Armstrong, Chiba J.1.5 
 7. Charlo, Kyoto H.1.3 
 8. Edwards, SeaHorses1.2 
 9. Childress, Sanen1.2 
 10. McHenry, Ryukyu GK1.1 
Player of the Week

 Gavin Edwards
  ( 206-F/C-104-88 )

 Josh Davis
  Shimane SM
  ( 203-F-98-91 )

 Brian Butch
  Fukuoka Rizing
  ( 211-C-109-84 )


Japanese Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 57 (Regular Season)

Nagoya DD Apr.24 Kyoto Hannar 57%
Hokkaido L. Apr.23 Toyota Alvar 66%
Akita NH Apr.23 Tochigi Brex 71%
Chiba Jets 88% Apr.23 Sendai 89ers
Hitachi SR Apr.23 Toshiba BT 62%
Yokohama BC Apr.23 Niigata Albi 63%
Toyama Grous Apr.23 Sanen 57%
Shiga L-Star Apr.23 SeaHorses 83%
Osaka Evessa 65% Apr.23 Ryukyu GK
Nagoya DD Apr.23 Kyoto Hannar 57%
Next Round Schedule

Round 58 (Regular Season)

Toyotsu FE 70% Apr.23 Tokyo Excel
Shimane SM 81% Apr.23 Ehime OV
Hiroshima D 87% Apr.23 Kagawa FA
Iwate Big Bu 50% Apr.23 Fukushima
Yamagata Apr.23 Cyberdyne I 57%
Gunma 62% Apr.23 Aomori Watts
Bambitious N Apr.23 Tokyo Z 61%
Kagoshima Apr.23 Kumamoto V. 89%
Nishinomiya 87% Apr.23 Shinshu BW
Next Round Schedule

Round 22 (Regular Season)

Tokyo Cinq R 64% Apr.30 Otsuka A.
Saitama Bron Apr.30 Tokyo HT 65%
Fukuoka Rizi 56% Apr.30 Kanazawa Sam
Tokyo Cinq R 64% Apr.29 Otsuka A.
Saitama Bron Apr.29 Tokyo HT 65%
Fukuoka Rizi 56% Apr.29 Kanazawa Sam
Japanese BJ League round 28 best performance: Draelon Burns - Jan 18, 2013

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American guard Draelon Burns (194-G-85, agency: Top Notch Sports) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Yokohama BC, receiving a BJ League Player of the Week award for round 28.
The 27-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 13 rebounds, while his team beat Akita NH (#5, 14-10) 92-81. Yokohama BC is placed at 2nd position in Japanese BJ League. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Yokohama BC will need more victories to improve their 20-8 record. In the team's last game Burns had a remarkable 64.3% from 2-point range. He turned to be Yokohama BC's top player in his first season with the team. Former De Paul University star has very solid stats this year. Burns is in league's top in points (3rd best: 20.8ppg), assists (5th best: 4.9apg) and averages impressive 2.3spg and 40.6% from behind 3-point line.

The second best player in last round's games was 28-year old American Jeral Davis (216-C-84) of Shimane SM. Davis had a very good evening with a double-double of 24 points and 15 rebounds. Of course he lead Shimane SM to another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked Miyazaki SS (#10, 4-22) 99-69. Shimane SM's 3rd position in the standings has not changed. His team's 17-9 record is not bad at all. Davis is one of the most experienced players at Shimane SM and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players. Former star Davis is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market.

Third on the list of top players last round was another Yokohama BC's star - American forward Thomas Kennedy (201-F-87, agency: Global Sports Plaza). Kennedy scored 25 points and grabbed eleven rebounds (!!!). He was another key player of Yokohama BC, helping his team with a 92-81 win against the lower-ranked Akita NH (#5, 14-10). Yokohama BC needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in the standings. Their record at this point is 20 victories and 8 lost games. Kennedy has a great season in Japan. After 28 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 18.1ppg (8th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Wendell White (198-G-84) of Hamamatsu P. - 23 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists
5. Dionisio Gomez Camargo (203-F-80) of Shiga L-Stars - 24 points and 10 rebounds
6. Marcus Cousin (211-C-86) of Kyoto Hannar. - 20 points and 12 rebounds
7. Draelon Burns (194-G-85) of Yokohama BC - 20 points, 10 rebounds and 6 assists
8. Benjamin Puckett (205-FC-83) of Shimane SM - 21 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Leonardo Pomare (203-F-86) of Kyoto Hannar. - 17 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Jeremy Jacob (203-F-87) of Toyama Grouses - 25 points and 11 rebounds

The Player of the week is choosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3*(REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4*(2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3*(2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3*(3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   

Japanese B League round 55 best performance: Gavin Edwards - 5 days ago
American Power forward Gavin Edwards (206-F/C-88) had a very impressive game in the last round for top-ranked SeaHorses, receiving a Player of the Week award for round 55. The 28-year old player had a double-double of 30 points and 17 rebounds, while his team edged out Ryukyu GK (#3, 25-28) 90-87. It allowed SeaHorses to consolidate first place in the Japanese B League. SeaHorses have a solid 43-10 record. In the team's last game Edwards had a remarkable 52.6% from 2-point...   [read more]

Josh Davis
Best players of Japanese B League D2 round 56 - 5 days ago
American Josh Davis (203-F-91) had an amazing evening in the last round for league's leader Shimane SM and that's him to receive a B League D2 Player of the Week award for round 56. The 25-year old forward had a double-double of 29 points and ten rebounds, while his team crushed Kagoshima (#6, 7-47) with 24-point margin 96-72. It allowed Shimane SM to consolidate first place in the Japanese B League D2. Shimane SM have a solid 44-10 record. It's Davis' second year at Shima...   [read more]

Brian Butch
Best players of Japanese B League D3 round 20 - 5 days ago
Experienced American Brian Butch (211-C-84) had a very impressive game in the last round for league's second-best Fukuoka Rizing and that's him to receive a B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 20. The 32-year old center had a double-double of 20 points and thirteen rebounds, while his team crushed Saitama Bron. (#7, 12-24) with 23-point margin 98-75. Fukuoka Rizing maintains the 2nd position in Japanese B League D3. They are still close to the very top. Fukuoka...   [read more]

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