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Central
 1. SeaHorses 5-1 
 2. San-en 4-2 
 3. Niigata Albirex 3-3 
 4. Toyama Grouses 3-3 
 5. Nagoya DD 1-5 
 6. Yokohama BC 1-5 
East
 1. Chiba Jets 5-1 
 2. Toyota Alvark 5-1 
 3. Toshiba BT 5-2 
 4. Hokkaido L. 4-2 
 5. Hitachi SR 3-4 
 6. Tochigi Brex 2-4 
West
 1. Ryukyu GK 5-1 
 2. Kyoto Hannar. 4-2 
 3. Shimane SM 2-4 
 4. Nishinomiya S. 2-5 
 5. Osaka Evessa 1-5 
 6. Shiga L-Stars 1-6 
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Last:10/21/2017
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Central
 1. Gunma 4-2 
 2. Shinshu BW 4-2 
 3. Cyberdyne IR 3-3 
 4. Kanazawa Sam. 3-3 
 5. Toyotsu FE 3-3 
 6. Tokyo Z 2-4 
East
 1. Akita NH 6-0 
 2. Fukushima 4-2 
 3. Sendai 89ers 3-3 
 4. Yamagata 2-4 
 5. Iwate Big Bulls 1-5 
 6. Aomori Watts 0-6 
West
 1. Fukuoka Rizing 6-0 
 2. Ehime OV 5-2 
 3. Hiroshima D. 4-2 
 4. Kumamoto V. 3-4 
 5. Bambitious Nara 1-5 
 6. Kagawa FA 1-5 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
B League D3 Standings
 1. Tokyo HT 5-1 
 2. Tokyo Excel. 4-2 
 3. Saitama Bron. 4-2 
 4. Otsuka A. 3-3 
 5. Kagoshima 2-5 
 6. Tokyo Cinq R. 1-6 
 7. Aisin AW 0-0 
 8. Tokyo Big Blue 0-0 
 9. Toyoda Gosei 0-0 
Full Standings
Last:10/21/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 33.6
 1. Gardner, Niigata .33.6 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT26.4 
 3. Martin, San-en23.3 
 4. Rossiter, Tochigi .19.7 
 5. Trasolini, Hokkaido.19.3 
 6. Uto, Toyama G.15.3 
 7. Kirk, Toyota Alvark15.3 
 8. Smith, Osaka E.15.0 
 9. Sacre, Hitachi SR14.9 
 10. Martin, Ryukyu GK14.8 
Rebounds Per Game
 Ryan ROSSITER
  Tochigi .
  (204-F/C-89)
  Avg: 14
 1. Rossiter, Tochigi .14.0 
 2. Fazekas, Toshiba BT11.9 
 3. Scott, Shimane SM11.2 
 4. Willard, Toyama G.10.3 
 5. Davis, Toshiba BT10.3 
 6. Morrison, San-en10.2 
 7. Lammert, Nishinom.9.7 
 8. Harrellson, Hitac.9.6 
 9. Orton, SeaHorses9.4 
 10. Martin, Ryukyu GK9.2 
Assists Per Game
 Yuki TOGASHI
  Chiba Jets
  (170-PG-93)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Togashi, Chiba Jets7.5 
 2. Uto, Toyama G.6.0 
 3. Tanaka, Toyota A.5.8 
 4. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.7 
 5. Suzuki, San-en5.3 
 6. Namizato, Shiga L.5.1 
 7. Burns, Nishinomiya S.4.9 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.8 
 9. Shinoyama, Toshi.4.6 
 10. Tajima, Hokkaido.4.3 
Steals Per Game
 Ryoma HASHIMOTO
  SeaHo.
  (178-G-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Hashimoto, SeaHo.2.5 
 2. Trasolini, Hokkaido.2.0 
 3. Douhara, Nishinom.1.9 
 4. Sasayama, Nagoya D.1.8 
 5. Kohei, Hokkaido L.1.8 
 6. Watanuki, Kyoto H.1.7 
 7. Ueta, Toyama G.1.7 
 8. Tani, Nishinomiya S.1.7 
 9. Chambers, Chiba J.1.5 
 10. Parmer, Yokohama.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 D'Or FISCHER
  Shiga L.
  (211-C-81)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Fischer, Shiga L.2.3 
 2. Lane, Shimane SM1.7 
 3. Orton, SeaHorses1.4 
 4. Takeuchi, Tochigi .1.3 
 5. Thabeet, Yokohama.1.3 
 6. Kirk, Toyota Alvark1.3 
 7. Willard, Toyama G.1.3 
 8. Martin, Ryukyu GK1.3 
 9. Lammert, Nishinom.1.3 
 10. Brown, Ryukyu GK1.3 

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B League Round 49: Sanen Neophoenix defeats Hitachi Sunrockers in the closest game of the week - Mar 27, 2017


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Josh
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The most exciting game of round 49 in the B League took place in Hamamatsu. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 3rd placed Hitachi Sunrockers (23-24) to second ranked Sanen Neophoenix (26-21) 72-69 in the game for the second place. American swingman Josh Childress (203-83, college: Stanford) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 30 points and 11 rebounds for the winners and Nigerian-Canadian Olu Ashaolu (200-88, college: Oregon, agency: Babcock Sports) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side Canadian center Robert Sacre (213-89, college: Gonzaga) responded with 20 points and 5 rebounds. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Sanen Neophoenix maintains second place with 26-21 record having thirteen points less than leader Tochigi Brex which they share with defeated Hitachi Sunrockers. Hitachi Sunrockers at the other side dropped to the second position with 24 games lost. They share it with Nagoya DD. Sanen Neophoenix are looking forward to face Niigata Albirex (#4) at home in the next round. Hitachi Sunrockers will play against Toyama Grouses and are hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Very important is a home loss of second ranked Toyota Alvark (36-11) against fifth ranked Akita Happinets (14-33) on Sunday night. Host Toyota Alvark was defeated by Akita Happinets in a tough game in Tokyo 64-71. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Toyota Alvark. American forward Leo Lyons (206-87, college: Missouri) nailed 21 points and 9 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side and Scott Morrison accounted for 17 points and 7 rebounds. Akita Happinets' coach Makoto Hasegawa allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American point guard Diante Garrett (196-88, college: Iowa St.) came up with 16 points for Toyota Alvark in the defeat. Akita Happinets maintains fifth place with 14-33 record. Toyota Alvark at the other side keeps the second position with 11 games lost. Akita Happinets will play against higher ranked Chiba Jets (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Toyota Alvark will play against the league's leader Tochigi Brex and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Niigata. 4th placed host Niigata Albirex (20-27) was smashed by first ranked Toshiba Thunders (39-8) 90-71. Nick Fazekas fired a double-double by scoring 27 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. Toshiba Thunders' coach Takuya Kita used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Davante Gardner produced 17 points and 8 rebounds for lost side. Toshiba Thunders maintains first place with 39-8 record. Niigata Albirex lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 27 games lost. Toshiba Thunders will meet Yokohama BC (#5) on the road in the next round. Niigata Albirex will play against the league's second-placed Sanen Neophoenix in Hamamatsu and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Osaka. Their biggest opponent host Osaka Evessa (22-25) lost to first ranked Aishin Sea Horses (37-10) 100-94. Worth to mention a great performance of JR Sakuragi who helped to win the game recording 20 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Osaka Evessa's coach Dai Oketani rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 37-10 record. Osaka Evessa at the other side dropped to the third position with 25 games lost. Aishin Sea Horses will have a break next round. Osaka Evessa will play on the road against Shiga L-Stars and hope to win that game.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Chiba. Third ranked host Chiba Jets (33-14) defeated 4th placed Hokkaido L. (17-30) 101-90. Yuki Togashi stepped up and scored 22 points and 4 assists for the winners. Hokkaido L.'s coach Kota Mizuno tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Chiba Jets maintains third place with 33-14 record having six points less than leader Tochigi Brex. Loser Hokkaido L. keeps the fourth position with 30 games lost. Chiba Jets will face Akita Happinets (#5) on the road in the next round. Hokkaido L. will play against Sendai 89ers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 49: Sendai 89ers was destroyed by Tochigi Brex on the opponent's court 71-49. Yokohama BC were outscored by Toyama Grouses in a home game 60-80. Shiga L-Stars recorded a loss to Nagoya DD on the road 84-69. Kyoto Hannar. defeated Ryukyu GK on its own court 83-79.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 27 points by Xavier Gibson of Osaka Evessa.

Niigata Albirex - Toshiba BT 71-90

The game between Top Four teams took place in Niigata. 4th placed host Niigata Albirex (20-27) was smashed by first ranked Toshiba Thunders (39-8) 90-71. It was a great shooting night for Toshiba Thunders especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 55.0 percentage. American forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) fired a double-double by scoring 27 points and 14 rebounds for the winners. International point guard Yuma Fujii (178-91) chipped in 16 points. Four Toshiba Thunders players scored in double figures. Toshiba Thunders' coach Takuya Kita used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American Davante Gardner (203-91, college: Marquette) produced 17 points and 8 rebounds and the other American import forward Stephan Van-Treese (206-90, college: Louisville, agency: Inception Sports) added 10 points and 13 rebounds respectively for lost side. Toshiba Thunders maintains first place with 39-8 record. Niigata Albirex lost third consecutive game. They keep the fourth position with 27 games lost. Toshiba Thunders will meet Yokohama BC (#5) on the road in the next round. Niigata Albirex will play against the league's second-placed Sanen Neophoenix in Hamamatsu and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Toshiba BT: N.Fazekas 27+14reb+2ast, Y.Fujii 16+2reb+3ast, N.Tsuji 16+1reb+1ast, R.Shinoyama 15+4reb+1ast, M.Diouf 6+4reb+4ast, Y.Nagayoshi 4+3reb+1ast
Niigata Albirex: D.Gardner 17+8reb+1ast, Y.Ikeda 13+3reb+2ast, S.Van Treese 10+13reb+1ast, K.Sato 9+1reb+1ast, S.Hatakeyama 6+1ast, T.You 6+1reb+1ast
gschID: 475185


Tochigi Brex - Sendai 89ers 71-49

Very expected game when 6th ranked Sendai 89ers (12-35) were crushed on the road by first ranked Tochigi Brex (38-9) 71-49 on Sunday. American power forward Ryan Rossiter (204-89, college: Siena) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners and his fellow American import forward Jeffrey Gibbs (188-80, college: Otterbein) chipped in 13 points and 9 rebounds. At the losing side American Greg Mangano (208-89, college: Yale) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 12 rebounds and South African center Tshilidzi Nephawe (208-89, college: N.Mexico St.) scored 12 points and 6 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. The victory was the sixth consecutive win for Tochigi Brex. They maintain first place with 38-9 record. Sendai 89ers lost their third game in a row. They keep the sixth position with 35 games lost. Tochigi Brex will face league's second-placed Toyota Alvark in Tokyo in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Sendai 89ers will play at home against Hokkaido L. (#4) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Tochigi Brex: R.Rossiter 15+16reb+4ast, J.Gibbs 13+9reb+3ast, K.Takeuchi 11+3reb+3ast, T.Furukawa 8+1reb+1ast, Y.Tabuse 6+1reb+1ast, Y.Suda 6+1reb
Sendai 89ers: G.Mangano 18+12reb, T.Nephawe 12+6reb, M.Kataoka 9+1reb+4ast, R.Yanagawa 5+1reb+2ast, T.Kumagai 3+2reb+1ast, M.Kikuchi 2+6reb+1ast
gschID: 475181


Yokohama BC - Toyama Grouses 60-80

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when sixth ranked Toyama Grouses (13-34) smashed on the road 5th ranked Yokohama BC (15-32) 80-60 on Sunday. Toyama Grouses dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Yokohama BC's 24. American center Dexter Pittman (208-88, college: Texas, agency: Inception Sports) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 15 points and 12 rebounds for the winners and forward Naoki Uto (188-91) chipped in 18 points and 4 assists. At the losing side American forward Jeffrey Parmer (203-85, college: Florida Atlantic) responded with 21 points and 6 rebounds and point guard Masashi Hosoya (173-89) scored 20 points. Both coaches tested many bench players and allowed the starting five to rest. The victory was the third consecutive win for Toyama Grouses. They maintain sixth place with 13-34 record. Yokohama BC lost their third game in a row. They keep the fifth position with 32 games lost. Toyama Grouses will face higher ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (#3) in Tokyo in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Yokohama BC will play at home against the league's leader Toshiba Thunders and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Toyama Grouses: N.Uto 18+2reb+4ast, M.Joho 16+2reb+3ast, D.Pittman 15+12reb, Y.Okada 10+1ast, D.Viney 7+5reb+1ast, S.Willard 6+7reb
Yokohama BC: J.Parmer 21+6reb, M.Hosoya 20, P.Faye 6+9reb+3ast, K.Takeda 6, K.Yamada 3+1reb+1ast, J.Washburn 2+6reb+2ast
gschID: 475184


Sanen - Hitachi SR 72-69

The most exciting game of round 49 in the B League took place in Hamamatsu. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of 3rd placed Hitachi Sunrockers (23-24) to second ranked Sanen Neophoenix (26-21) 72-69 in the game for the second place. American swingman Josh Childress (203-83, college: Stanford) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 30 points and 11 rebounds for the winners and Nigerian-Canadian Olu Ashaolu (200-88, college: Oregon, agency: Babcock Sports) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Sanen Neophoenix players scored in double figures. At the losing side Canadian center Robert Sacre (213-89, college: Gonzaga) responded with 20 points and 5 rebounds and international forward Ira Brown (193-82, college: Gonzaga) scored 9 points, 9 rebounds and 4 assists. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Sanen Neophoenix maintains second place with 26-21 record having thirteen points less than leader Tochigi Brex which they share with defeated Hitachi Sunrockers. Hitachi Sunrockers at the other side dropped to the second position with 24 games lost. They share it with Nagoya DD. Sanen Neophoenix are looking forward to face Niigata Albirex (#4) at home in the next round. Hitachi Sunrockers will play against Toyama Grouses and are hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Sanen: J.Childress 30+11reb+2ast, O.Ashaolu 16+5reb+1ast, A.Ota 12+3reb, S.Tawatari 10+3reb+1ast, S.Okada 4+6reb, T.Kawamitsu 0
Hitachi SR: R.Sacre 20+5reb, L.Vendrame 13+2reb+6ast, R.Guinn 10+2reb, I.Brown 9+9reb+4ast, A.Chambers 7+2reb, K.Hirose 6+3reb
gschID: 475186


Nagoya DD - Shiga L-Stars 84-69

Not a big story in a game in Nagoya where 6th ranked Shiga L-Stars (11-36) were defeated by third ranked Diamond Dolphins (23-24) 84-69 on Sunday. Diamond Dolphins outrebounded Shiga L-Stars 41-27 including 31 on the defensive glass. American center David Weaver (207-87, college: Wake Forest) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 21 points and 10 rebounds (perfect from the field making all ten shots !!!) for the winners and guard Taito Nakahigashi (190-92) chipped in 22 points. At the losing side Zimbabwean-American Julian Mavunga (203-90, college: Miami, OH, agency: Pensack Sports) responded with 22 points and 8 rebounds and guard Narito Namizato (172-89) scored 13 points and 6 rebounds. Diamond Dolphins moved-up to second place, which they share with Hitachi SR. Loser Shiga L-Stars keep the sixth position with 36 games lost. Diamond Dolphins will face Ryukyu GK (#5) in Okinawa in the next round. Shiga L-Stars will play at home against Osaka Evessa and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Nagoya DD: T.Nakahigashi 22+4reb+3ast, D.Weaver 21+10reb, J.Tillman 17+8reb+1ast, S.Funyu 7+5reb+1ast, T.Harimoto 6+6reb+2ast, T.Sasayama 6+4reb+4ast
Shiga L-Stars: J.Mavunga 22+8reb+2ast, N.Namizato 13+6reb+1ast, C.Brackins 9+4reb, Y.Sugawara 8+5reb+1ast, T.Hasegawa 6+3reb+1ast, R.Kobayashi 6+3ast
gschID: 475187


Kyoto Hannar. - Ryukyu GK 83-79

We could consider it a predictable result in the game between close teams when fifth ranked Kyoto Hannar. (22-25) beat at home 4th placed Ryukyu GK (22-25) 83-79 on Sunday. The former international guard Yusuke Okada (185-84) stepped up and scored 20 points for the winners and American forward Mo Charlo (203-83, college: Nevada, agency: Aspire Sports) chipped in 19 points and 5 rebounds. At the losing side American power forward Lamont Hamilton (208-84, college: St.John's) responded with a double-double by scoring 14 points, 14 rebounds and 4 assists and swingman Shuhei Kitagawa (185-85) scored 22 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Ryukyu GK's coach Tsutomu Isa tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Kyoto Hannar. moved-up to third place, which they share with Osaka Evessa and Ryukyu GK. Kyoto Hannar. will have a break next round. Ryukyu GK will play at home against the league's second-placed Diamond Dolphins and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Kyoto Hannar.: Y.Okada 20+4reb+2ast, M.Charlo 19+5reb+1ast, S.Murakami 12+5reb+4ast, T.Sato 10+3reb+1ast, M.Dove 8+8reb+1ast, H.Kawashima 5+4reb
Ryukyu GK: S.Kitagawa 22+5reb+2ast, L.Hamilton 14+14reb+4ast, R.Kishimoto 12+2reb+3ast, A.McHenry 10+5reb, S.Kinjo 8+1reb, N.Tashiro 7+3reb+2ast
gschID: 475188


Osaka Evessa - SeaHorses 94-100

The game between Top Four teams took place in Osaka. Their biggest opponent host Osaka Evessa (22-25) lost to first ranked Aishin Sea Horses (37-10) 100-94. Aishin Sea Horses made 21-of-24 charity shots (87.5 percent) during the game. It was a great shooting night for Aishin Sea Horses especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 56.3 percentage. 24 personal fouls committed by Osaka Evessa helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international center JR Sakuragi (206-76, college: UCLA) who helped to win the game recording 20 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. American power forward Gavin Edwards (206-88, college: Connecticut) contributed with 19 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. American power forward Xavier Gibson (210-88, college: Florida St.) answered with 27 points and the other American import forward Josh Harrellson (208-89, college: Kentucky) added 10 points and 12 rebounds in the effort for Osaka Evessa. Five Aishin Sea Horses and four Osaka Evessa players scored in double figures. Osaka Evessa's coach Dai Oketani rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Aishin Sea Horses have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They maintain first place with 37-10 record. Osaka Evessa at the other side dropped to the third position with 25 games lost. Aishin Sea Horses will have a break next round. Osaka Evessa will play on the road against Shiga L-Stars and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
SeaHorses: J.Sakuragi 20+5reb+6ast, G.Edwards 19+8reb+1ast, M.Hiejima 18+3reb+4ast, M.Karimata 16+4reb+4ast, K.Kanamaru 15+1reb, I.Butts 8+7reb
Osaka Evessa: X.Gibson 27+4reb+2ast, N.Hashimoto 16+3reb+1ast, S.Negoro 12+1reb+1ast, J.Harrellson 10+12reb+2ast, S.Konno 10+2reb, T.Soma 8+1reb+5ast
gschID: 475189


Toyota Alvark - Akita NH 64-71

Very important is a home loss of second ranked Toyota Alvark (36-11) against fifth ranked Akita Happinets (14-33) on Sunday night. Host Toyota Alvark was defeated by Akita Happinets in a tough game in Tokyo 64-71. It ended at the same time the six-game winning streak of Toyota Alvark. They outrebounded Toyota Alvark 44-30 including 30 on the defensive glass. American forward Leo Lyons (206-87, college: Missouri) nailed 21 points and 9 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) for the winning side and Canadian center Scott Morrison (213-86, college: Portland St.) accounted for 17 points and 7 rebounds. Four Akita Happinets players scored in double figures. Akita Happinets' coach Makoto Hasegawa allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American point guard Diante Garrett (196-88, college: Iowa St.) came up with 16 points and the other American import forward Jeff Ayres (206-87, college: Arizona St.) added 13 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Toyota Alvark in the defeat. Akita Happinets maintains fifth place with 14-33 record. Toyota Alvark at the other side keeps the second position with 11 games lost. Akita Happinets will play against higher ranked Chiba Jets (#3) at home in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Toyota Alvark will play against the league's leader Tochigi Brex and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Akita NH: L.Lyons 21+9reb+1ast, S.Morrison 17+7reb+1ast, S.Ando 12+7reb+1ast, S.Taguchi 11+6reb+4ast, E.Ravenel 4+6reb+1ast, T.Fujie 2
Toyota Alvark: D.Garrett 16+4reb+1ast, D.Tanaka 15+3reb+3ast, J.Ayres 13+6reb+2ast, T.Shonaka 8, K.Matsui 4+1reb+1ast, T.Ito 3+1reb
gschID: 475183


Chiba Jets - Hokkaido L. 101-90

The game between Top Four teams took place in Chiba. Third ranked host Chiba Jets (33-14) defeated 4th placed Hokkaido L. (17-30) 101-90. Chiba Jets shot 61.1 percent from the field and made 26-of-33 free shots (78.8 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. The former international point guard Yuki Togashi (170-93) stepped up and scored 22 points and 4 assists for the winners and international power forward Ryumo Ono (197-88) chipped in 22 points (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Five Chiba Jets players scored in double figures. At the losing side American center Daniel Miller (211-91, college: Georgia Tech) responded with 27 points and 7 rebounds (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) and the other American import forward Jahmar Thorpe (198-84, college: Houston) scored 17 points and 5 rebounds (on 7-of-8 shooting from the field). Hokkaido L.'s coach Kota Mizuno tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Chiba Jets maintains third place with 33-14 record having six points less than leader Tochigi Brex. Loser Hokkaido L. keeps the fourth position with 30 games lost. Chiba Jets will face Akita Happinets (#5) on the road in the next round. Hokkaido L. will play against Sendai 89ers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Chiba Jets: R.Ono 22+2reb+2ast, Y.Togashi 22+1reb+4ast, M.Parker 16+5reb, H.Armstrong 13+3reb+7ast, K.Ishii 12+2reb+3ast, S.Hara 6
Hokkaido L.: D.Miller 27+7reb+3ast, J.Thorpe 17+5reb, D.Noguchi 13+3reb+1ast, T.Nishikawa 9+2reb+3ast, R.Sakurai 6+1reb+1ast, T.Orimo 6+2reb+4ast
gschID: 475182


  




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Gardner
Gardner's double-double lands him Player of the Week award - 4 days ago
26-year old power forward Davante Gardner (203-PF-91) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Niigata Albirex and receives a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 8. He had a double-double of 47 points and 13 rebounds, while his team was edged out by San-en (#2, 4-2) 90-88. Niigata Albirex is placed at 3rd position in their group in Japanese league. Niigata Albirex is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the sta...   [read more]

Andre Murray
Best players of Japanese B League D3 round 3 - 4 days ago
American Andre Murray (188-G-87) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Tokyo Cinq R. and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 3. The 30-year old guard had the game-high 49 points adding eight rebounds for Tokyo Cinq R. in his team's victory, helping them to edge out Saitama Bron. (#3, 4-2) 99-96. Thanks to this victory Tokyo Cinq R. moved-up to the 6th position in Japanese B League D3. The season is still in it's early...   [read more]


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