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 1. SeaHorses 16-1 
 2. Niigata Albirex 7-9 
 3. San-en 7-10 
 4. Toyama Grouses 7-10 
 5. Nagoya DD 6-11 
 6. Yokohama BC 4-13 
East
 1. Toyota Alvark 14-3 
 2. Chiba Jets 12-5 
 3. Toshiba BT 11-6 
 4. Hitachi SR 11-6 
 5. Hokkaido L. 9-8 
 6. Tochigi Brex 7-10 
West
 1. Ryukyu GK 12-5 
 2. Kyoto Hannar. 9-8 
 3. Shiga L-Stars 8-8 
 4. Nishinomiya S. 4-13 
 5. Osaka Evessa 4-13 
 6. Shimane SM 4-13 
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Central
 1. Toyotsu FE 10-7 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 9-8 
 3. Cyberdyne IR 9-8 
 4. Shinshu BW 9-8 
 5. Gunma 8-9 
 6. Tokyo Z 6-11 
East
 1. Akita NH 15-2 
 2. Fukushima 12-5 
 3. Yamagata 7-10 
 4. Sendai 89ers 7-10 
 5. Aomori Watts 3-14 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 2-15 
West
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 15-2 
 2. Ehime OV 12-5 
 3. Kumamoto V. 12-5 
 4. Hiroshima D. 8-9 
 5. Kagawa FA 7-10 
 6. Bambitious Nara 2-15 
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Last:11/20/2017
B League D3 Standings
 1. Tokyo HT 6-0 
 2. Saitama Bron. 5-1 
 3. Otsuka A. 4-2 
 4. Toyoda Gosei 3-3 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 2-2 
 6. Kagoshima 2-4 
 7. Aisin AW 1-3 
 8. Tokyo Cinq R. 1-5 
 9. Tokyo Big Blue 0-4 
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Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 28.2
 1. Gardner, Niigata .28.2 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT25.9 
 3. Martin, San-en20.1 
 4. Trasolini, Hokkaido.18.1 
 5. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.5 
 6. Togashi, Chiba Jets17.1 
 7. Kirk, Toyota Alvark16.9 
 8. Sacre, Hitachi SR15.9 
 9. Uto, Toyama G.15.9 
 10. Sakuragi, SeaHorses14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 11.7
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .11.7 
 2. Scott, Shimane SM10.4 
 3. Fazekas, Toshiba BT10.4 
 4. Davis, Toshiba BT9.9 
 5. Gardner, Niigata .9.7 
 6. Butts, SeaHorses9.6 
 7. Parker, Chiba Jets9.0 
 8. Takeuchi, Tochigi .8.9 
 9. Harrellson, Hitac.8.9 
 10. Thabeet, Yokohama.8.9 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  (188-F-91)
  Avg: 6.6
 1. Uto, Toyama G.6.6 
 2. Namizato, Shiga L.6.2 
 3. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.9 
 4. Suzuki, San-en5.7 
 5. Igarashi, Niigata .5.3 
 6. Tanaka, Toyota A.5.1 
 7. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.0 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.5 
 9. Kinoshita, Osaka E.4.3 
 10. Burns, Nishinomiya S.4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Marc TRASOLINI
  Hokkaido.
  (206-F/C-90)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.8 
 2. Vendrame, Hitac.1.7 
 3. Hashimoto, SeaHo.1.6 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets1.6 
 5. Parmer, Yokohama.1.5 
 6. Hiejima, SeaHorses1.5 
 7. Tatsuya, Kyoto H.1.5 
 8. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.5 
 9. Sakurai, Hokkaido.1.4 
 10. Gaffney, Chiba Jets1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Shiga L.
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 3.4
 1. Fischer, Shiga L.3.4 
 2. Thabeet, Yokohama.2.5 
 3. Kirk, Toyota Alvark1.4 
 4. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.3 
 5. Orton, SeaHorses1.2 
 6. Parker, Chiba Jets1.2 
 7. Lammert, Nishinom.1.2 
 8. Edwards, Chiba J.1.1 
 9. Takeuchi, Tochigi .1.1 
 10. Martin, Ryukyu GK1.1 

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Kanazawa Sam 55% Dec.2 Kagawa FA
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B League D2 Round 40: Shinshu BW defeat Kumamoto V. in the closest game of the week - Feb 20, 2017


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There are only two more rounds left in the Regular Season in B League D2.

The most exciting game of round 40 in the B League D2 took place in Nagano. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 3rd ranked Kumamoto V. (29-9) to sixth ranked Shinshu BW (11-28) 83-82 on Sunday evening. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 20-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Dutch power forward Jeroen van-der-List (213-89, college: Indian Hills CC) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 19 points and 13 rebounds and Canadian center Chad Posthumus (211-91, college: Morehead St.) who added 18 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. Shinshu BW's coach Ryutaro Onodera used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side American forward Reginald Warren (204-81, college: W.Florida) responded with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. Shinshu BW maintains sixth position with 11-28 record. Kumamoto V. at the other side keeps the third place with nine games lost. Shinshu BW are looking forward to face league's second-placed Fukushima on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Kumamoto V. will play against Aomori Watts and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Yamagata (20-18) against fifth ranked Tokyo Excel. (14-23) on Sunday night. Visiting Yamagata was defeated by Tokyo Excel. in a tough game in Tokyo 70-74. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Yamagata. The winners were led by guard Tatsuya Nishiyama (171-88) who scored that evening 15 points and 9 assists and Hiroaki Tobita supported him with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Even a double-double of 20 points and 15 rebounds by American center Markhuri Sanders-Frison (203-88, college: California) did not help to save the game for Yamagata. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Tokyo Excel. maintains fifth position with 14-23 record. Yamagata at the other side keeps the third place with 18 games lost. Tokyo Excel. will play against league's leader Gunma on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Yamagata will play against Kagoshima in Renova and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Aomori. One of their biggest challengers host Aomori Watts (16-22) lost to fourth ranked Orange Vikings (18-20) 88-81. Craig Williams fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Alan Wiggins produced a double-double by scoring 18 points and 13 rebounds for lost side. Aomori Watts' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Orange Vikings have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 18-20 record which they share with defeated Aomori Watts. Loser Aomori Watts keep the fourth place with 22 games lost. Orange Vikings will meet at home Iwate Big Bulls (#6) in the next round. Aomori Watts will play against Kumamoto V. and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Tokyo. 3rd ranked host Tokyo Z (16-23) lost to second ranked Shimane Magic (31-6) 73-58. It was a very good performance for Ryan Reid who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. Shimane Magic have an impressive 13-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader. Tokyo Z at the other side keeps the third place with 23 games lost. Shimane Magic's next round opponent will be Bambitious Nara (#4) at home. Tokyo Z will play against the league's second-placed Dragonflies in Hiroshima and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
B League D2 top team - Toyotsu FE (28-10) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed fifth ranked Cyberdyne IR (14-24) in Tsukuba 90-65. Worth to mention a quality performance of Solomon Alabi who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Toyotsu FE maintains first position with 28-10 record. Cyberdyne IR lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 24 games lost. Toyotsu FE will face Kagawa FA (#5) in Takamatsu in the next round. Cyberdyne IR will play on the road against the league's second-placed Nishinomiya S. in Hyogo and hope to win that game.

There were no shocking results in the other games in round 40: Fukushima won against Kagawa FA on the opponent's court 83-79. Iwate Big Bulls unfortunately lost to Nishinomiya S. in a home game 53-65. Kagoshima recorded a loss to Bambitious Nara on the road 80-85.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 35 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds by Chukwudiebere Maduabum of Kagoshima.

Aomori Watts - Ehime OV 81-88

The game between Top Four teams took place in Aomori. One of their biggest challengers host Aomori Watts (16-22) lost to fourth ranked Orange Vikings (18-20) 88-81. The guests trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 60-46 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. U.S. Virgin Islands center Craig Williams (206-89, college: TCU) fired a double-double by scoring 22 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Guard Toshino Tatsuhiko (185-88) chipped in 21 points and 5 assists. American forward Alan Wiggins (206-85, college: USF) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points and 13 rebounds and guard Daichi Shimoyama (181-89) added 16 points respectively for lost side. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Aomori Watts' coach rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Orange Vikings have a solid three-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 18-20 record which they share with defeated Aomori Watts. Loser Aomori Watts keep the fourth place with 22 games lost. Orange Vikings will meet at home Iwate Big Bulls (#6) in the next round. Aomori Watts will play against Kumamoto V. and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Aomori Watts: A.Wiggins 18+13reb+3ast, D.Shimoyama 16+4reb+2ast, K.Tateyama 13+4reb+2ast, B.Sebirumbi 12+8reb+2ast, K.Aita 9+2reb+1ast, K.Kimura 7+1reb+1ast
Ehime OV: C.Williams 22+10reb+2ast, T.Tatsuhiko 21+4reb+5ast, Y.Nakajima 16+7reb+1ast, L.Blackledge 10+11reb+2ast, M.Okamoto 7+1reb+2ast, T.Kasahara 6+4reb+3ast
gschID: 533990


Kagawa FA - Fukushima 79-83

Rather expected game in Takamatsu where 5th ranked Kagawa FA (11-27) was defeated by second ranked Fukushima (23-15) 83-79 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 7 points at the halftime before their 53-42 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Kagawa FA was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Worth to mention a great performance of American guard Cedric Bozeman (198-83, college: UCLA) who helped to win the game recording 22 points and the other American import forward Terrance Shannon (203-90, college: VCU) who added 14 points and 10 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side American forward Chehales Tapscott (195-90, college: Portland St.) responded with a double-double by scoring 23 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists and forward Shinobu Kon (190-87) scored 21 points and 9 rebounds. Four Kagawa FA players scored in double figures. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Fukushima maintains second position with 23-15 record having five points less than leader Gunma. Loser Kagawa FA keeps the fifth place with 27 games lost. Fukushima will face Shinshu BW (#6) in Nagano in the next round. Kagawa FA will play on the road against the league's leader Toyotsu FE in Nagoya and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Kagawa FA: C.Tapscott 23+14reb+4ast, S.Kon 21+9reb, R.Tokunaga 11+7reb+4ast, T.Bandoh 10+3reb+1ast, S.Mizoguchi 6+1reb, A.Forbes 3+7reb+1ast
Fukushima: C.Bozeman 22+3reb+1ast, S.Kanno 18+3reb+1ast, T.Shannon 14+10reb+1ast, N.Spikes 7+10reb, M.Mizuno 6+1reb, S.Murakami 5+2reb
gschID: 533989


Iwate Big Bulls - Nishinomiya S. 53-65

Rather predictable result when second ranked Nishinomiya S. (26-12) defeated on the road 6th ranked Iwate Big Bulls (9-29) 65-53 on Sunday. The guests trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 42-29 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Nishinomiya S. made 18-of-23 free shots (78.3 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Iwate Big Bulls turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of Australian center Jordan Vandenberg (216-90, college: N.Carolina St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 14 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists and swingman Naoki Tani (193-88) who added 22 points during the contest. Nishinomiya S.'s coach allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. At the losing side American power forward Nicchaeus Doaks (201-87, college: Chattanooga) responded with 17 points and 8 rebounds and his fellow American import center Donald Lawson (208-88, college: W.Michigan) produced a double-double by scoring 11 points and 12 rebounds. Nishinomiya S. maintains second position with 26-12 record having just two points less than leader Gunma. Iwate Big Bulls lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 29 games lost. Nishinomiya S. will face Cyberdyne IR (#5) in Tsukuba in the next round. Iwate Big Bulls will play on the road against Orange Vikings in Matsuyama and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Iwate Big Bulls: N.Doaks 17+8reb, K.Nagata 11+4reb+3ast, D.Lawson 11+12reb+2ast, S.Onodera 5+2reb+2ast, S.Chiba 4+5reb+2ast, R.Shibuta 3+1ast
Nishinomiya S.: N.Tani 22+2reb, D.Burns 14+3reb+1ast, J.Vandenberg 14+14reb+4ast, Y.Ishitsuka 9+5reb+1ast, J.Taniguchi 2, L.Owens 2+4reb
gschID: 533991


Bambitious Nara - Kagoshima 85-80

Not a big story in a game when 6th ranked Kagoshima (5-33) was defeated on the road by fourth ranked Bambitious Nara (15-23) 85-80 on Sunday. The hosts trailed by 8 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-80. Bambitious Nara forced 21 Kagoshima turnovers. Worth to mention a great performance of forward Daiki Terashita (190-80) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 14 points and 10 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and American guard Terrance Woodbury (201-87, college: Georgia) who added 12 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Woodbury is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Five Bambitious Nara players scored in double figures. At the losing side Nigerian forward Chukwudiebere Maduabum (206-91) responded with a double-double by scoring 35 points (!!!) and 12 rebounds (on 13-of-15 shooting from the field) and American-Panamanian forward Tymell Murphy (196-90, college: FIU) scored 12 points and 6 rebounds. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. Bambitious Nara have an impressive six-game winning streak. They maintain fourth position with 15-23 record. Loser Kagoshima keeps the sixth place with 33 games lost. Bambitious Nara will face league's leader Shimane Magic on the road in the next round and it may be the game of the week. Kagoshima will play against Yamagata (#3) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Kagoshima: C.Maduabum 35+12reb, T.Murphy 12+6reb+2ast, H.Fujita 7+6reb+2ast, K.Sameshima 6+2reb+8ast, K.Matsuzaki 6+6reb+4ast, R.Nakazono 4+2reb
Bambitious Nara: D.Terashita 14+10reb+2ast, A.Ogide 12+5reb+1ast, T.Woodbury 12+8reb+1ast, A.Hirao 11+1reb+4ast, S.Komatsu 11+1reb+1ast, J.Honda 8+2reb
gschID: 533996


Shinshu BW - Kumamoto V. 83-82

The most exciting game of round 40 in the B League D2 took place in Nagano. This derby game ended with only one-point defeat on the road of 3rd ranked Kumamoto V. (29-9) to sixth ranked Shinshu BW (11-28) 83-82 on Sunday evening. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 20-16 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of Dutch power forward Jeroen van-der-List (213-89, college: Indian Hills CC) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 19 points and 13 rebounds and Canadian center Chad Posthumus (211-91, college: Morehead St.) who added 18 points and 9 rebounds during the contest. Shinshu BW's coach Ryutaro Onodera used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. At the losing side American forward Reginald Warren (204-81, college: W.Florida) responded with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists and guard Yuji Kanbara (183-89) scored 15 points and 5 assists. Five Kumamoto V. players scored in double figures. Shinshu BW maintains sixth position with 11-28 record. Kumamoto V. at the other side keeps the third place with nine games lost. Shinshu BW are looking forward to face league's second-placed Fukushima on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Kumamoto V. will play against Aomori Watts and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kumamoto V.: Y.Kanbara 15+1reb+5ast, T.Furuno 15+3reb+2ast, R.Nakanishi 13+5reb+1ast, R.Warren 13+8reb+4ast, J.James 10+8reb+1ast, K.Matsunaga 8+1ast
Shinshu BW: J.van der List 19+13reb+2ast, C.Posthumus 18+9reb+2ast, T.Hiroaki 11+2reb+3ast, Y.Yosuke 9, F.Hiroki 9+4reb, D.Suzuki 7+3reb+7ast
gschID: 533995


Tokyo Z - Shimane SM 58-73

The game between Top Four teams took place in Tokyo. 3rd ranked host Tokyo Z (16-23) lost to second ranked Shimane Magic (31-6) 73-58. Tokyo Z was tied at the half but could not keep up in last two quarters eventually losing the game. It was a very good performance for Jamaican-American power forward Ryan Reid (204-86, college: Florida St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 20 points and 10 rebounds. American forward Josh Davis (203-91, college: San Diego St.) contributed with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. Four Shimane Magic players scored in double figures. American guard Deon Jones (198-93, college: Monmouth) replied with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 16 rebounds and guard Masuko Takumi (186-91) added 13 points in the effort for Tokyo Z. Shimane Magic have an impressive 13-game winning streak. They keep a position of league leader. Tokyo Z at the other side keeps the third place with 23 games lost. Shimane Magic's next round opponent will be Bambitious Nara (#4) at home. Tokyo Z will play against the league's second-placed Dragonflies in Hiroshima and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tokyo Z: D.Jones 21+16reb+2ast, M.Takumi 13+3ast, S.Takayama 8+4reb+2ast, S.Akiba 7+2reb+1ast, S.Watanabe 4+2reb+2ast, T.Nakamura 3
Shimane SM: R.Reid 20+10reb+2ast, J.Davis 16+10reb, E.Yamamoto 12+4reb+4ast, H.Okamoto 12+1reb+1ast, J.Abe 6+3reb+1ast, K.Takabatake 3+1reb+2ast
gschID: 533994


Tokyo Excel. - Yamagata 74-70

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Yamagata (20-18) against fifth ranked Tokyo Excel. (14-23) on Sunday night. Visiting Yamagata was defeated by Tokyo Excel. in a tough game in Tokyo 70-74. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Yamagata. The hosts were ahead by 5 points but lost the second period ending it with a 3-point deficit before their 20-13 run, which allowed them to win the game. The winners were led by guard Tatsuya Nishiyama (171-88) who scored that evening 15 points and 9 assists and swingman Hiroaki Tobita (187-90) supported him with 16 points and 6 rebounds. Four Tokyo Excel. players scored in double figures. Even a double-double of 20 points and 15 rebounds by American center Markhuri Sanders-Frison (203-88, college: California) did not help to save the game for Yamagata. Point guard Shunto Murakami (183-96) added 14 points for lost side. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Tokyo Excel. maintains fifth position with 14-23 record. Yamagata at the other side keeps the third place with 18 games lost. Tokyo Excel. will play against league's leader Gunma on the road in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Yamagata will play against Kagoshima in Renova and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Yamagata: M.Sanders-Frison 20+15reb, S.Murakami 14+4reb+2ast, M.Izawa 10+7reb+1ast, M.Masanari 7+2reb, S.Yamamoto 6+2reb, H.Sasaki 5+3reb
Tokyo Excel.: H.Tobita 16+6reb+1ast, T.Nishiyama 15+4reb+9ast, S.Izumi 12+3reb, L.Evans 11+8reb+3ast, Y.Saito 7+1reb, R.Stephan 6+12reb+1ast
gschID: 533993


Cyberdyne IR - Toyotsu FE 65-90

B League D2 top team - Toyotsu FE (28-10) had no problems winning another game on Sunday. This time they crushed fifth ranked Cyberdyne IR (14-24) in Tsukuba 90-65. The game was mostly controlled by Toyotsu FE. Cyberdyne IR was better in second period 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Worth to mention a quality performance of Nigerian center Solomon Alabi (216-88, college: Florida St.) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 15 points and 10 rebounds and forward Shyuhei Muto (192-91) who added 17 points and 6 rebounds during the contest. At the losing side American forward Scootie Randall (198-90, college: Temple) responded with 20 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists (made all of his eight free throws) and his fellow American import power forward Rick Rickert (211-83, college: Minnesota) produced a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds. Four Cyberdyne IR players scored in double figures. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Toyotsu FE maintains first position with 28-10 record. Cyberdyne IR lost third consecutive game. They keep the fifth place with 24 games lost. Toyotsu FE will face Kagawa FA (#5) in Takamatsu in the next round. Cyberdyne IR will play on the road against the league's second-placed Nishinomiya S. in Hyogo and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Cyberdyne IR: S.Randall 20+8reb+4ast, R.Rickert 18+11reb+1ast, M.Yosuke 12+5reb+5ast, S.Isshiki 10+1reb+1ast, S.Kouno 3+2reb+1ast, J.Maniwa 2+1reb
Toyotsu FE: S.Muto 17+6reb+1ast, S.Alabi 15+10reb+1ast, K.Fukuzawa 13+2reb+2ast, M.Narita 9+4reb+4ast, K.Sakamoto 9+1reb, M.Koga 8
gschID: 533992


  




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Japanese B League D3 round 8 best performance: Ferrakohn Hall - 6 hours ago
American Forward Ferrakohn Hall (203-F-90) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Saitama Bron., receiving a Asia-basket.com B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 8. The 27-year old player had a double-double of 27 points and 20 rebounds, while his team outclassed Tokyo Cinq R. (#8, 1-5) with 30-point margin 104-74. Saitama Bron. maintains the 2nd position in Japanese B League D3. They are still close to the very top. Saitama Bron. would have been...   [read more]

Ricmonds
Vilde
B2 League Round 18: Akita Happinets are defeated by Tokyo Z - 23 hours ago
There was no lack of excitement in the last round games. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games. The most surprising game was a loss of top-ranked Akita Happinets (15-2) at the home court on Sunday night. Hosts were defeated by sixth ranked Tokyo Z (6-11) 73-63. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Akita Happinets. They outrebounded Akita Happinets 35-21 including a 28-14 advantage in defensive rebounds. Latvian center Ricmonds Vild...   [read more]


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