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B Standings
 1 Niigata Albirex 44-15 
 2 Kawasaki BT 40-21 
 3 Toyama Grouses 32-28 
 4 SeaHorses 31-29 
 5 San-en 22-37 
 6 Yokohama BC 14-45 
 1 Chiba Jets 51-8 
 2 Tochigi Brex 49-10 
 3 Toyota Alvark 42-16 
 4 Hitachi SR 27-32 
 5 Akita NH 17-43 
 6 Hokkaido L. 10-49 
 1 Ryukyu GK 39-20 
 2 Nagoya DD 32-27 
 3 Kyoto Hannar. 31-28 
 4 Osaka Evessa 22-37 
 5 Shiga L-Stars 18-41 
 6 Fukuoka Rizing 12-47 
Full Standings
B2 Standings
 1 Shinshu BW 47-12 
 2 Toyotsu FE 41-18 
 3 Nishinomiya S. 34-26 
 4 Tokyo Z 21-38 
 5 Kanazawa Sam. 21-39 
 6 Tokyo HT 11-48 
 1 Gunma 43-16 
 2 Sendai 89ers 39-20 
 3 Cyberdyne IR 35-24 
 4 Fukushima 26-33 
 5 Yamagata 21-38 
 6 Aomori Watts 15-44 
 1 Kumamoto V. 45-15 
 2 Shimane SM 43-16 
 3 Hiroshima D. 32-28 
 4 Bambitious Nara 22-38 
 5 Ehime OV 20-40 
 6 Kagawa FA 18-41 
Full Standings
B League D3 Standings
 1 Tokyo Excel. 8-0 
 2 Koshigaya A. 6-4 
 3 Tokyo Cinq R. 5-5 
 4 Iwate Big Bulls 4-4 
 5 Saitama Bron. 3-5 
 6 Gifu Swoops 3-5 
 7 Kagoshima 1-7 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  Avg: 27.9
 1. Gardner, Niigata .27.9 
 2. Simon, Kyoto H.24.1 
 3. Cummings, Nagoya D.23.2 
 4. Keenan, Akita NH22.8 
 5. Fazekas, Kawasaki.22.2 
 6. Mavunga, Kyoto H.21.9 
 7. Lyons, Toyama G.21.6 
 8. Lawal, Shiga L.21.0 
 9. Kelly, Hitachi SR20.1 
 10. Rossiter, Tochigi .19.9 
Rebounds Per Game
  Avg: 13.6
 1. Stepheson, Yokohama.13.6 
 2. Durham, Shiga L.13.4 
 3. Harrellson, Osaka E.12.2 
 4. Lawal, Shiga L.12.2 
 5. Butts, SeaHorses12.1 
 6. Fischer, Shiga L.11.6 
 7. Armstrong, Nagoya D.11.6 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .11.3 
 9. Meeks, SeaHorses11.0 
 10. Gardner, Niigata .11.0 
Assists Per Game
  Kyoto H.
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Mavunga, Kyoto H.8.5 
 2. Namizato, Ryukyu G.6.5 
 3. Matsushima, Hokkaido.6.3 
 4. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.5 
 5. Nakayama, Akita NH5.4 
 6. Meeks, SeaHorses5.2 
 7. Igarashi, Niigata .5.2 
 8. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.1 
 9. Tajima, Hokkaido.5.0 
 10. Rossiter, Tochigi .4.8 
Steals Per Game
  Akita NH
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Nakayama, Akita NH2.2 
 2. Gibbs, Tochigi Brex2.1 
 3. Parker, Chiba Jets2.0 
 4. Ishii, Chiba Jets1.5 
 5. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.5 
 6. Ohishi, San-en1.5 
 7. Kashiwagi, Niigata .1.4 
 8. Kawashima, San-en1.4 
 9. Fujii, Kawasaki BT1.4 
 10. Simon, Kyoto H.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Prince IBEH
  Yokohama BC
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Ibeh, Yokohama BC2.8 
 2. Mullens, Hokkaido L.2.4 
 3. Coleby, Akita NH2.3 
 4. Simon, Kyoto H.2.1 
 5. Armstrong, Nagoya D.1.9 
 6. Lawson, Fukuoka .1.6 
 7. Hamilton, Niigata .1.5 
 8. Lawal, Shiga L.1.5 
 9. Parker, Chiba Jets1.4 
 10. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.3 
  2017-2018     Previous season  


Next Round Schedule

Round 60 (Regular Season)

Toyota Alvar 90% Apr.21 Hokkaido L.
Fukuoka Rizi Apr.21 Nagoya DD 80%
Niigata Albi 90% Apr.21 Yokohama BC
Osaka Evessa Apr.21 Kyoto Hannar 63%
Ryukyu GK 84% Apr.21 Shiga L-Star
SeaHorses 58% Apr.21 Kawasaki BT
Hitachi SR Apr.21 Chiba Jets 79%
Tochigi Brex 85% Apr.21 Akita NH
Toyama Grous 73% Apr.21 San-en
Next Round Schedule

Round 60 (Regular Season)

Sendai 89ers 79% Apr.21 Aomori Watts
Kagawa FA Apr.21 Shimane SM 82%
Cyberdyne I Apr.21 Fukushima 54%
Tokyo Z 57% Apr.21 Tokyo Z
Shinshu BW 93% Apr.21 Tokyo HT
Yamagata Apr.21 Gunma 79%
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Iwate Big Bu Apr.28 Tokyo Excel 81%
Saitama Bron 66% Apr.28 Kagoshima
Gifu Swoops Apr.28 Tokyo Cinq R
Gifu Swoops Apr.27 Tokyo Cinq R
Iwate Big Bu Apr.27 Tokyo Excel 81%
Saitama Bron 66% Apr.27 Kagoshima
Japanese B League D3 round 32 best performance: Chris Olivier - Feb 10, 2019

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American Forward Chris Olivier (203-F-92) put on an amazing game in the last round for Tokyo Cinq R., receiving a Interperformances B League D3 Player of the Week award for round 32.
The 26-year old player had a double-double of 36 points and 12 rebounds, while his team edged out Kagoshima (#7, 11-15) 82-79. Tokyo Cinq R. maintains the 6th position in Japanese B League D3. Tokyo Cinq R. 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 13-13 record. Olivier turned to be Tokyo Cinq R.'s top player in his first season with the team. Former Oklahoma State University star has very solid stats this year. Olivier is league's best scorer averaging so far 28.3ppg. Olivier is in league's top in rebounds (9th best: 10.7rpg), assists (8th best: 4.2apg) and averages impressive 1.9bpg and 60.5% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 26-year old American Brian Voelkel (196-PF-92) of league's second-best Toyoda Gosei. Voelkel had a very good evening with a double-double of 26 points and 24 rebounds. Bad luck as Toyoda Gosei lost that game 77-86 to slightly higher-ranked Tokyo Excel. (#1, 24-2). It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the title. Toyoda Gosei still maintains its place in the top 2 of the standings, even despite this loss. His team's 19-7 record is not bad at all. Voelkel is a newcomer at Toyoda Gosei, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was American center Joshua Crawford (211-C-88) of Saitama Bron. (#5). Crawford got into 30-points club by scoring 31 points in the last round. He went also for twenty rebounds . Despite Crawford's great performance Saitama Bron. lost 86-92 to slightly higher-ranked Aisin AW (#4, 16-10). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. The last thing Saitama Bron. needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams. Their record is 13 victories and 13 lost games. Crawford has a great season in Japan. After 35 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 19.7ppg (7th best) and rebounds with 11.1rpg (6th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Ryan Stephan (208-C-94) of Tokyo Excel. - 30 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Michael Allison (206-C-90) of Gifu Swoops - 24 points, 16 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Kevin Kotzur (203-F-89) of Aisin AW - 24 points, 20 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Kyle Richardson (201-PF-91) of Koshigaya A. - 28 points and 16 rebounds
8. Antone Warren (208-C-93) of Kagoshima - 25 points and 11 rebounds
9. Bingo Merriex (206-PF-80) of Gifu Swoops - 14 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists
10. Andre Murray (188-G-87) of Tokyo Big Blue - 31 points, 12 rebounds and 5 assists

The Player of the week is selected 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)

The Player of the Week awards are presented by Interperformances. Interperformances is a full-service agency specializing in the representation of professional athletes the world-over. With more than forty-eight years of experience, INTERPERFORMANCES is well known to all professional teams and clubs. General Managers trust and rely on our opinions and recommendations.

B League Round 59: Niigata Albirex defeats Yokohama BC in the closest game of the week - 11 hours ago
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B2 League Round 59: Nishinomiya S. defeats Kanazawa Sam. in the closest game of the week - 11 hours ago
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B League D3 Round 5 (Second Stage): Iwate Big Bulls lose to Tokyo Cinq R. - 11 hours ago
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