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B Standings
Central
 1. SeaHorses 18-3 
 2. San-en 9-12 
 3. Niigata Albirex 9-12 
 4. Toyama Grouses 9-12 
 5. Nagoya DD 8-13 
 6. Yokohama BC 4-17 
East
 1. Toyota Alvark 17-4 
 2. Chiba Jets 15-6 
 3. Hitachi SR 14-7 
 4. Toshiba BT 12-9 
 5. Hokkaido L. 11-10 
 6. Tochigi Brex 10-11 
West
 1. Ryukyu GK 16-5 
 2. Kyoto Hannar. 12-9 
 3. Shiga L-Stars 9-12 
 4. Osaka Evessa 6-15 
 5. Nishinomiya S. 5-16 
 6. Shimane SM 5-16 
Full Standings
Last:12/11/2017
B Standings
Central
 1. Toyotsu FE 13-8 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 12-9 
 3. Gunma 10-10 
 4. Shinshu BW 10-11 
 5. Cyberdyne IR 9-12 
 6. Tokyo Z 8-13 
East
 1. Akita NH 18-3 
 2. Fukushima 13-7 
 3. Sendai 89ers 10-11 
 4. Yamagata 8-13 
 5. Aomori Watts 5-16 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 2-19 
West
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 18-3 
 2. Ehime OV 15-6 
 3. Kumamoto V. 14-7 
 4. Hiroshima D. 12-9 
 5. Kagawa FA 8-13 
 6. Bambitious Nara 3-18 
Full Standings
Last:12/11/2017
B League D3 Standings
 1. Saitama Bron. 7-1 
 2. Tokyo HT 7-1 
 3. Otsuka A. 7-3 
 4. Toyoda Gosei 6-4 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 5-3 
 6. Aisin AW 3-5 
 7. Kagoshima 3-7 
 8. Tokyo Cinq R. 2-8 
 9. Tokyo Big Blue 0-8 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:12/11/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 29.7
 1. Gardner, Niigata .29.7 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT25.1 
 3. Martin, San-en19.3 
 4. Trasolini, Hokkaido.18.4 
 5. Togashi, Chiba Jets16.8 
 6. Kirk, Toyota Alvark16.5 
 7. Uto, Toyama G.16.3 
 8. Sacre, Hitachi SR16.1 
 9. Rossiter, Tochigi .15.9 
 10. Edwards, Chiba J.15.7 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 11.4
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .11.4 
 2. Scott, Shimane SM10.4 
 3. Fazekas, Toshiba BT10.2 
 4. Gardner, Niigata .10.1 
 5. Butts, SeaHorses9.5 
 6. Lammert, Nishinom.9.3 
 7. Parker, Chiba Jets9.2 
 8. Thabeet, Yokohama.9.1 
 9. Martin, Ryukyu GK8.8 
 10. Davis, Toshiba BT8.8 
Assists Per Game
 Narito NAMIZATO
  Shiga L.
  (172-G-89)
  Avg: 6.8
 1. Namizato, Shiga L.6.8 
 2. Uto, Toyama G.6.5 
 3. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.7 
 4. Suzuki, San-en5.5 
 5. Igarashi, Niigata .5.2 
 6. Tanaka, Toyota A.5.1 
 7. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.0 
 8. Sasayama, Nagoya D.4.5 
 9. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.4 
 10. Mavunga, Kyoto H.4.4 
Steals Per Game
 Michael PARKER
  Chiba Jets
  (202-F-81)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Parker, Chiba Jets1.7 
 2. Vendrame, Hitac.1.6 
 3. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.6 
 4. Hashimoto, SeaHo.1.5 
 5. Hirose, Hitachi SR1.5 
 6. Parmer, Yokohama.1.5 
 7. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.5 
 8. Hiejima, SeaHorses1.4 
 9. Gaffney, Chiba Jets1.4 
 10. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Shiga L.
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Fischer, Shiga L.2.8 
 2. Thabeet, Yokohama.2.6 
 3. Lammert, Nishinom.1.3 
 4. Kirk, Toyota Alvark1.3 
 5. Edwards, Chiba J.1.3 
 6. Orton, SeaHorses1.2 
 7. Parker, Chiba Jets1.1 
 8. Naymick, Tochigi Brex1.1 
 9. Lane, Shimane SM1.1 
 10. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.1 

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Round 17 (Regular Season)

Ryukyu GK 87% Dec.17 Nishinomiya
Toyama Grous 77% Dec.17 Yokohama BC
Toyota Alvar 76% Dec.17 Tochigi Brex
Nagoya DD 73% Dec.17 Shimane SM
Osaka Evessa Dec.17 Hitachi SR 78%
SeaHorses 78% Dec.17 Niigata Albi
Shiga L-Star Dec.17 Hokkaido L. 56%
Chiba Jets 59% Dec.17 Toshiba BT
Nagoya DD 73% Dec.16 Shimane SM
SeaHorses 78% Dec.16 Niigata Albi
Chiba Jets 59% Dec.16 Toshiba BT
San-en Dec.16 Kyoto Hannar 55%
Toyota Alvar 76% Dec.16 Tochigi Brex
Osaka Evessa Dec.16 Hitachi SR 78%
Shiga L-Star Dec.16 Hokkaido L. 56%
Ryukyu GK 87% Dec.16 Nishinomiya
Toyama Grous 77% Dec.16 Yokohama BC
San-en Dec.15 Kyoto Hannar 55%
Next Round Schedule

Round 23 (Regular Season)

Ehime OV 65% Dec.16 Fukushima
Yamagata Dec.16 Kanazawa Sam 64%
Kumamoto V. Dec.16 Toyotsu FE 55%
Aomori Watts Dec.16 Gunma 53%
Sendai 89ers 65% Dec.16 Shinshu BW
Akita NH 59% Dec.16 Hiroshima D
Bambitious N 73% Dec.16 Iwate Big Bu
Kagawa FA 69% Dec.16 Cyberdyne I
Next Round Schedule

Round 11 (Regular Season)

Tokyo HT 61% Dec.17 Saitama Bron
Tokyo Big Bl Dec.17 Tokyo Excel 91%
Aisin AW 75% Dec.17 Tokyo Cinq R
Toyoda Gosei 53% Dec.17 Otsuka A.
Tokyo HT 61% Dec.16 Saitama Bron
Tokyo Big Bl Dec.16 Tokyo Excel 91%
Aisin AW 75% Dec.16 Tokyo Cinq R
Toyoda Gosei 53% Dec.16 Otsuka A.
Best players of Japanese B League D2 round 38 - Feb 16, 2017


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Ryan Stephan
American Ryan Stephan (208-C-94) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Tokyo Excel. and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com B League D2 Player of the Week award for round 38.
The 22-year old center had a double-double of 25 points and fourteen rebounds, while his team crushed Kumamoto V. (#3, 28-8) with 20-point margin 109-89. Tokyo Excel. maintains the 4th position in their group in Japanese B League D2. Tokyo Excel. is rather a weak team placed in lower part in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 13-22 record. Stephan turned to be Tokyo Excel.'s top player in his first season with the team. Mesa State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Stephan is in league's top in points (6th best: 16.8ppg), rebounds (7th best: 11.0rpg) and averages solid 1.0bpg and 54.9% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 26-year old American forward Chehales Tapscott (195-F-90) of Kagawa FA. Tapscott impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 27 points and 14 rebounds. Bad luck as Kagawa FA lost that game 85-92 to slightly higher-ranked Bambitious Nara (#5, 13-23). Kagawa FA managed to keep the same 5th spot in Central. 26 lost games are too many comparing to just ten victories Kagawa FA managed to get this year. Tapscott is a newcomer at Kagawa FA and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 17.9ppg (#3). He also registered 8.8 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was Canadian Chad Posthumus (211-C-91) of Shinshu BW (#6). Posthumus scored 17 points and grabbed sixteen rebounds (!!!). Despite Posthumus' great performance Shinshu BW lost 62-65 to the higher-ranked Yamagata (#3, 19-17). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. Shinshu BW can only dream about fighting for top spots in Central. They have rather bad season and 10-27 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Posthumus he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Posthumus has individually a great season in Japan. After only 8 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 10.0rpg (9th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Solomon Alabi (216-C-88) of Toyotsu FE - 27 points and 11 rebounds
5. Josh Davis (203-F-91) of Shimane SM - 20 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Chukwudiebere Maduabum (206-F-91) of Kagoshima - 16 points, 16 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Rick Rickert (211-C/F-83) of Cyberdyne IR - 25 points, 14 rebounds and 2 assists
8. Terrance Woodbury (201-G-87) of Bambitious Nara - 22 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Scootie Randall (198-F-90) of Cyberdyne IR - 20 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Daichi Shimoyama (181-G-89) of Aomori Watts - 26 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is chosen 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)   




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