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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
Best players of Japanese B2 League round 38 (by Interperformances) - Feb 10, 2019

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American Denzel Bowles (208-F/C-89) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Kanazawa Sam. and that's him to receive a Interperformances B2 League Player of the Week award for round 38.
The 29-year old power forward had a double-double of 36 points and nineteen rebounds, while his team beat Tokyo HT (#6, 6-33) 98-90. Kanazawa Sam. maintains the 4th position in their group in Japanese B2 League. Kanazawa Sam. 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 16-23 record. In the team's last game Bowles had a remarkable 65.2% from 2-point range. He turned to be Kanazawa Sam.'s top player in his first season with the team. Denzel Bowles averages this season 21.5ppg and 11.5rpg.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 32-year old American center Wayne Marshall (211-C-86) of league's best team Shinshu BW. Marshall impressed basketball fans with 36 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course he led Shinshu BW to another comfortable win 96-77 over the lower-ranked Ehime OV (#4, 16-23) being unquestionably team leader. It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the top position in West. Shinshu BW consolidated its place in the very top position of the standings. His team has currently 31-8 record. Marshall is a newcomer at Shinshu BW 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 22.3ppg (#9). He also registered 10.1 boards per game.

The third best performed player last round was American Chehales Tapscott (195-F-90) of second-ranked Kumamoto V.. Tapscott got into 30-points club by scoring 35 points in the last round. He went also for fourteen rebounds and seven assists. Despite Tapscott's great performance Kumamoto V. lost 110-118 to #4 ranked Fukushima. But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates especially in such crucial game. The last thing Kumamoto V. needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams in East. Their record is 28 victories and 11 lost games. Tapscott has a very solid season. In 32 games in Japan he scored 22.0ppg. He also has 8.9rpg, 4.6apg and FGP: 54.4%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Carl Landry (206-F-83) of Hiroshima D. - 26 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists
5. Jerome Tillman (201-F-87) of Sendai 89ers - 23 points, 13 rebounds and 6 assists
6. Alex Jones (206-F/C-87) of Tokyo HT - 30 points, 15 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Nyika Williams (203-F/C-87) of Fukushima - 34 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Abdullahi Kuso (206-F-84) of Gunma - 19 points, 16 rebounds and 8 assists
9. Cherif Sow (201-F-92) of Toyotsu FE - 24 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Terrell Miller Jr. (203-F-95) of Hiroshima D. - 26 points, 13 rebounds and 6 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.

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