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B Standings
 1. SeaHorses 44-9 
 2. Nagoya DD 26-27 
 3. San-en 23-30 
 4. Toyama Grouses 22-31 
 5. Niigata Albirex 22-31 
 6. Yokohama BC 16-37 
 1. Chiba Jets 40-13 
 2. Toyota Alvark 39-15 
 3. Toshiba BT 37-18 
 4. Tochigi Brex 31-24 
 5. Hokkaido L. 26-27 
 6. Hitachi SR 25-29 
 1. Ryukyu GK 41-12 
 2. Kyoto Hannar. 32-21 
 3. Osaka Evessa 20-33 
 4. Shiga L-Stars 19-34 
 5. Nishinomiya S. 9-44 
 6. Shimane SM 8-45 
Full Standings
B Standings
 1. Toyotsu FE 32-21 
 2. Cyberdyne IR 31-21 
 3. Gunma 29-23 
 4. Kanazawa Sam. 24-28 
 5. Shinshu BW 23-29 
 6. Tokyo Z 20-33 
 1. Akita NH 47-6 
 2. Fukushima 31-20 
 3. Yamagata 24-29 
 4. Sendai 89ers 20-33 
 5. Aomori Watts 15-38 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 7-46 
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 43-10 
 2. Kumamoto V. 37-16 
 3. Hiroshima D. 29-24 
 4. Ehime OV 29-24 
 5. Kagawa FA 18-33 
 6. Bambitious Nara 14-39 
Full Standings
B League D3 Standings
 1. Tokyo HT 7-1 
 2. Otsuka A. 5-3 
 3. Tokyo Excel. 5-3 
 4. Kagoshima 4-4 
 5. Saitama Bron. 2-6 
 6. Tokyo Cinq R. 1-7 
Stage Two Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  Avg: 29.2
 1. Gardner, Niigata .29.2 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT25.2 
 3. Trasolini, Hokkaido.18.3 
 4. Edwards, Chiba J.18.3 
 5. Scott, Shimane SM17.9 
 6. Uto, Toyama G.16.9 
 7. Smith, Kyoto H.16.8 
 8. Sacre, Hitachi SR16.8 
 9. Kirk, Toyota Alvark16.6 
 10. Kanamaru, SeaHo.15.6 
Rebounds Per Game
  Toshiba BT
  Avg: 10.9
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba BT10.9 
 2. Scott, Shimane SM10.9 
 3. Rossiter, Tochigi .10.6 
 4. Gardner, Niigata .10.1 
 5. Butts, SeaHorses9.9 
 6. Fischer, Shiga L.9.5 
 7. Smith, Kyoto H.9.4 
 8. Kirk, Toyota Alvark9.1 
 9. Lammert, Nishinom.8.9 
 10. Harrellson, Hitac.8.9 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  Avg: 7.3
 1. Uto, Toyama G.7.3 
 2. Namizato, Shiga L.7.1 
 3. Igarashi, Niigata .5.5 
 4. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.3 
 5. Tanaka, Toyota A.5.2 
 6. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.2 
 7. Tajima, Hokkaido.4.7 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.6 
 9. Suzuki, San-en4.5 
 10. Tatsuya, Kyoto H.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Michael PARKER
  Chiba Jets
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Parker, Chiba Jets1.8 
 2. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.5 
 3. Parmer, Yokohama.1.5 
 4. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.5 
 5. Burns, Nishinomiya S.1.5 
 6. Gibbs, Tochigi Brex1.5 
 7. Hashimoto, SeaHo.1.4 
 8. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.4 
 9. Vendrame, Hitac.1.4 
 10. Namizato, Shiga L.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Hasheem THABEET
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Thabeet, Yokohama.2.3 
 2. Fischer, Shiga L.2.1 
 3. Lammert, Nishinom.1.5 
 4. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.4 
 5. Martin, Ryukyu GK1.3 
 6. Benson, Osaka E.1.3 
 7. Edwards, Chiba J.1.2 
 8. Kirk, Toyota Alvark1.2 
 9. Scott, Shimane SM1.1 
 10. Lane, Shimane SM1.1 


Next Round Schedule

Round 34 (Regular Season)

Toyota Alvar 74% Apr.22 San-en
Nagoya DD 73% Apr.22 Toyama Grous
Hokkaido L. 51% Apr.22 Osaka Evessa
Kyoto Hannar 73% Apr.22 Yokohama BC
Nishinomiya Apr.22 Shiga L-Star 66%
SeaHorses 58% Apr.22 Ryukyu GK
Shimane SM Apr.22 Niigata Albi 56%
Hitachi SR Apr.22 Chiba Jets 54%
Next Round Schedule

Round 55 (Regular Season)

Iwate Big Bu Apr.21 Cyberdyne I 86%
Akita NH 78% Apr.21 Sendai 89ers
Yamagata Apr.21 Hiroshima D 51%
Fukushima 75% Apr.21 Tokyo Z
Shinshu BW 56% Apr.21 Kanazawa Sam
Toyotsu FE Apr.21 Gunma 52%
Bambitious N Apr.21 Kagawa FA 59%
Fukuoka Rizi 72% Apr.21 Kumamoto V.
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Tokyo Excel 50% Apr.22 Kagoshima
Otsuka A. 74% Apr.22 Saitama Bron
Tokyo Cinq R Apr.22 Tokyo HT 90%
Tokyo Excel 50% Apr.21 Kagoshima
Otsuka A. 74% Apr.21 Saitama Bron
Tokyo Cinq R Apr.21 Tokyo HT 90%
Interview with Byron Allen - Jun 9, 2015

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Byron Allen
Byron Allen (203-C-81, college: Northwestern St.) former player of Oita Heat Devils (Japan-BJ League) gave an interview:

Why you decided to be a pro player.

I decided to play Pro Basketball because of my love for the game of Basketball and having the physical abilities to play on a high level. Having a high motor, being a scoring threat that requires a double team, great defensively on positions 1-5, high IQ, and being a leader.

There are many players without a job fighting for the same spots, how hard is to wait for your ideal offer and not take the first that comes up considering that the next one may not come soon.

It is always difficult waiting for a job especially when you are working hard to keep yourself in top shape. Most time you will get several offers though. Pray about it and God will lead you down the right path.

Which was the best game you had in your career so far?

The best game I would say in my Career was my first season overseas in Taiwan with DaCin winning the Championship in game seven. I cried because of all the hard work, fatigue, discipline, dedication, sacrifice had come to an end and we held the Golden Trophy. It was amazing!

Tell us your strong point and your weakness in your game.

My strong point is my ability to get great position for rebounding, scoring, passing, and my ability to quickly adjust to the opponent. My weakness is people stereotype me and think I cannot shoot the ball from the floor! Like your average typical Big guy! Lol...

Which player was the hardest opponent to play against?

My toughest opponent is a tough question to answer, because I've played against some really good players over my career... I say J. R. Sakuragi, Jeff Gibbs, Ricci Philip, Xavier Gibson, Ron Hale, Quincy Davis, Devonne Giles, Dionisio Gomez, and Ramos Peter.

Tell about the best teammates you had so far.

I have been blessed to have some really good teammates with DaCin (Taiwan), AlAhli (Saudi), Mitsubishi (Japan), Taiwan Beer (Taiwan), and Oita (Japan). 2012-2013 Taiwan Beer we really had to bond together even closer and stay mentally tough due to a really bad one year Coach.

Which coach you want to thank because he made you better player.

My first two seasons with coach Chiu Jack of DaCin were amazing and he was an experienced coach who has coached in several countries. That staff in 2008-2010 was amazing along with coach Roman, Bird. The other coach was Sabit Hadzic of Bosnia National Team for eight years! The knowledge, physical training, and skill training is still probably the best I have experienced in the world so far. Those friendships will never be broken.

Role player in a big team or star in a smaller one?

I have played the role player on a big team winning Championships and a star on a smaller team losing while having a great statistical year. The situation changes from season to season. I like to show what I can do offensively, but I like winning more!

Which is your favorite basketball shoe? Which one you wear now?

My favorite shoes were Tim Duncan's which were very comfortable, but I am an Adidas man anyway. Their size 19 are more comfortable.

What plans you have for the future?

I plan on giving Pro Basketball another good push if the opportunity is right. I'm healthy and experienced so that's a blessing. I took off this 2014-15 season for my wife's pregnancy. We are having our first boy in a few days.

source: BasketballDeal Interviews

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Joshua Smith
Japanese B League round 33 best performance: Joshua Smith (by Interperformances) - 4 days ago
JOSHUA SMITH American Center Joshua Smith (208-C-92) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Kyoto Hannar., receiving a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 33. The 25-year old player had a double-double of 32 points and 14 rebounds, while his team edged out Hokkaido L. (#5, 26-27) 73-71. Kyoto Hannar. maintains the 2nd position in their group in Japanese B League. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier thi...   [read more]

Best players of Japanese B League D2 round 54 (by Interperformances) - 4 days ago
NYIKA WILLIAMS Experienced Vincentian Nyika Williams (203-F/C-87) had a great game in the last round for Ehime OV and that's him to receive a Interperformances B League D2 Player of the Week award for round 54. The 30-year old power forward had a double-double of 29 points and fourteen rebounds, while his team beat Kanazawa Sam. (#4, 24-28) 93-83. Ehime OV maintains the 4th position in their group in Japanese B League D2. Ehime OV is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the mi...   [read more]

Martin's double-double lands him B League D3 (Second Stage) Player of the Week award - 4 days ago
26-year old forward Darnell Martin (198-F-91) had a great game in the last round for Kagoshima and receives a Interperformances B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 4 (Second Stage). He had a double-double of 32 points and 10 rebounds, while his team crushed Saitama Bron. (#5, 2-6) with 23-point margin 91-68. Kagoshima maintains the 4th position in Japanese B League D3. Kagoshima is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings.    [read more]

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