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B League Standings
Central
 1. Toshiba BT 49-11 
 2. San-en 33-27 
 3. Hitachi SR 32-28 
 4. Niigata Albirex 27-33 
 5. Toyama Grouses 18-42 
 6. Yokohama BC 16-44 
East
 1. Tochigi Brex 46-14 
 2. Toyota Alvark 44-16 
 3. Chiba Jets 44-16 
 4. Hokkaido L. 23-37 
 5. Akita NH 18-42 
 6. Sendai 89ers 14-46 
West
 1. SeaHorses 46-14 
 2. Ryukyu GK 29-31 
 3. Osaka Evessa 28-32 
 4. Nagoya DD 27-33 
 5. Kyoto Hannar. 25-35 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 21-39 
Full Standings
Last:5/23/2017
B Standings
Central
 1. Nishinomiya S. 43-17 
 2. Toyotsu FE 42-18 
 3. Tokyo Z 27-33 
 4. Bambitious Nara 24-36 
 5. Tokyo Excel. 22-38 
 6. Shinshu BW 14-46 
East
 1. Gunma 40-20 
 2. Cyberdyne IR 32-28 
 3. Fukushima 30-30 
 4. Aomori Watts 29-31 
 5. Yamagata 26-34 
 6. Iwate Big Bulls 15-45 
West
 1. Shimane SM 51-9 
 2. Hiroshima D. 46-14 
 3. Kumamoto V. 44-16 
 4. Ehime OV 29-31 
 5. Kagawa FA 19-41 
 6. Kagoshima 7-53 
Full Standings
Last:5/8/2017
B League D3 Stage Two Standings
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 9-1 
 2. Kanazawa Sam. 8-2 
 3. Tokyo HT 5-5 
 4. Tokyo Cinq R. 4-6 
 5. Saitama Bron. 3-7 
 6. Otsuka A. 1-9 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/7/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Nick FAZEKAS
  Toshiba BT
  (211-F-85)
  Avg: 26.7
 1. Fazekas, Toshiba BT26.7 
 2. Gardner, Niigata .21.9 
 3. Mavunga, Shiga L.19.5 
 4. Chapman, Niigata .18.9 
 5. Childress, Sanen18.9 
 6. Garrett, Toyota A.18.3 
 7. Stone, Chiba Jets17.9 
 8. White, Sendai17.7 
 9. Rossiter, Tochigi .17.1 
 10. Kanamaru, SeaHo.16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 12.9
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .12.9 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT12.6 
 3. Harrellson, Osaka E.11.6 
 4. Butts, SeaHorses11.5 
 5. Willard, Toyama G.9.7 
 6. Childress, Sanen9.5 
 7. Gardner, Niigata .8.8 
 8. Mangano, Sendai8.8 
 9. Sacre, Hitachi SR8.8 
 10. Parker, Chiba Jets8.5 
Assists Per Game
 Naoki UTO
  Toyama G.
  (188-F-91)
  Avg: 4.3
 1. Uto, Toyama G.4.3 
 2. Namizato, Shiga L.4.2 
 3. Garrett, Toyota A.4.0 
 4. Togashi, Chiba Jets4.0 
 5. Sakuragi, SeaHorses4.0 
 6. Suzuki, Sanen3.9 
 7. Igarashi, Niigata .3.7 
 8. Mavunga, Shiga L.3.5 
 9. Sakurai, Hokkaido.3.3 
 10. Tabuse, Tochigi .3.3 
Steals Per Game
 Kenta HIROSE
  Hitachi SR
  (193-G-85)
  Avg: 2
 1. Hirose, Hitachi SR2.0 
 2. Dove, Kyoto Hannar.1.7 
 3. Vendrame, Hitac.1.6 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets1.6 
 5. Palmer, Akita NH1.6 
 6. Hatakeyama, Niigata .1.5 
 7. Rossiter, Tochigi .1.5 
 8. Tanaka, Toyota A.1.5 
 9. Garrett, Toyota A.1.5 
 10. Brown, Hitachi SR1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Josh HARRELLSON
  Osaka E.
  (208-F-89)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.9 
 2. Parker, Chiba Jets1.8 
 3. Miller, Hokkaido L.1.7 
 4. Chapman, Niigata .1.7 
 5. Armstrong, Chiba J.1.4 
 6. Bachynski, Hokkaido.1.3 
 7. Edwards, SeaHorses1.2 
 8. Childress, Sanen1.2 
 9. Pittman, Toyama G.1.1 

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Toshiba BT 64% May.27 Tochigi Brex
Best players of Japanese B League D2 round 47 - Mar 20, 2017


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Joshua
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American Joshua Crawford (211-C-88) put on an amazing game in the last round for Ehime OV and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com B League D2 Player of the Week award for round 47.
The 28-year old center had a double-double of 21 points and seventeen rebounds, while his team beat Kagoshima (#6, 6-40) 75-67. 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 middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 24-22 record. In the team's last game Crawford had a remarkable 52.9% from 2-point range. It was one of impressive evenings for him as usually he does not deliver so high stats. Joshua Crawford averages this season 10.7ppg and 8.1rpg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 23-year old American guard Deon Jones (198-G-93) of Tokyo Z. Jones impressed basketball fans with 28 points and 8 rebounds. Of course he led Tokyo Z to another comfortable win outscoring slightly lower-ranked Bambitious Nara (#5, 17-29) 102-65. Tokyo Z's 3rd position in Central has not changed. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 19-28 record. Jones is a newcomer at Tokyo Z 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 18.5ppg (#3). He also registered 10.0 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was American Chehales Tapscott (195-F-90) of Kagawa FA (#5). Tapscott scored 25 points and grabbed thirteen rebounds (!!!). Despite Tapscott's great performance Kagawa FA lost 64-80 to the higher-ranked Shimane SM (#1, 38-7). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Kagawa FA not to end season at such low position in West, however are less than slim as they have already lost 32 games, recording just fourteen victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Tapscott could try to bring Kagawa FA's a little bit higher in the standings. Tapscott has individually a great season in Japan. After 46 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 19.1ppg (best scorer) and assists with 3.0apg (9th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Nicchaeus Doaks (201-F/C-87) of Iwate Big Bulls - 17 points and 16 rebounds
5. Will Creekmore (205-C-89) of Tokyo Z - 26 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Toshino Tatsuhiko (185-G-88) of Ehime OV - 28 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Donald Lawson (208-C-88) of Iwate Big Bulls - 19 points and 14 rebounds
8. Draelon Burns (194-G-85) of Nishinomiya S. - 18 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists
9. Toshino Yoshihiko (186-SG-92) of Ehime OV - 20 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Takumi Furuno (179-PG-93) of Kumamoto V. - 23 points, 10 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)   




Makoto
Hiejima
B League Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Tochigi Brex and Toshina Brave Thunders to clash for title - 5 days ago
Tochigi Brex - SeaHorses 63-65 Tochigi Brex reached B League Final. They did so despite losing Game 2 to SeaHorses. Tochigi managed to earn win in the extra period. Tochigi Brex trailed by 13 points at halftime and as many as 19 after three quarters before a 25-8 last quarter charge cut the deficit to 63-65 at the end of the game. The former international swingman Makoto Hiejima (190-90) orchestrated the victory by scoring 12 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. American center Isaac Butts...   [read more]

Naoki Tani
Nishinomiya Storks claim B League D2 title - 6 days ago
FINAL Shimane SM - Nishinomiya S. 53-78 Nishinomiya Storks are crowned B League D2 champions. They rallied past Shimane in the title clash tonight. The game was mostly controlled by Nishinomiya S.. Shimane Magic was better in fourth quarter 19-15. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They dominated on the defensive end, holding Shimane Magic to just 6 points in third quarter. Nishinomiya S. dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in th...   [read more]

Ryan
Rossiter
B League Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Tochigi Brex and Toshiba BT post wins - 6 days ago
Tochigi Brex - SeaHorses 83-68 Tochigi Brex cruised past SeaHorses at the start of the semifinal series. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 12-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 83-68. Tochigi Brex outrebounded Aishin Sea Horses 36-21 including a 28-17 advantage in defensive rebounds. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Aishin Sea Horses' players. Worth to men...   [read more]


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