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 1 Niigata Albirex 45-15 
 2 Kawasaki BT 40-21 
 3 Toyama Grouses 33-28 
 4 SeaHorses 31-29 
 5 San-en 22-38 
 6 Yokohama BC 14-46 
East
 1 Chiba Jets 52-8 
 2 Tochigi Brex 49-10 
 3 Toyota Alvark 43-16 
 4 Hitachi SR 27-33 
 5 Akita NH 17-43 
 6 Hokkaido L. 10-50 
West
 1 Ryukyu GK 40-20 
 2 Nagoya DD 33-27 
 3 Kyoto Hannar. 31-29 
 4 Osaka Evessa 23-37 
 5 Shiga L-Stars 18-42 
 6 Fukuoka Rizing 12-48 
Last:4/22/2019
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 1 Shinshu BW 48-12 
 2 Toyotsu FE 41-19 
 3 Nishinomiya S. 34-26 
 4 Tokyo Z 22-38 
 5 Kanazawa Sam. 21-39 
 6 Tokyo HT 11-49 
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 1 Gunma 43-17 
 2 Sendai 89ers 40-20 
 3 Cyberdyne IR 35-25 
 4 Fukushima 27-33 
 5 Yamagata 22-38 
 6 Aomori Watts 15-45 
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 1 Kumamoto V. 45-15 
 2 Shimane SM 43-17 
 3 Hiroshima D. 32-28 
 4 Bambitious Nara 22-38 
 5 Ehime OV 20-40 
 6 Kagawa FA 19-41 
Last:4/22/2019
B League D3 Standings
 1 Tokyo Excel. 11-1 
 2 Koshigaya A. 8-4 
 3 Tokyo Cinq R. 7-5 
 4 Iwate Big Bulls 6-6 
 5 Gifu Swoops 4-8 
 6 Kagoshima 3-9 
 7 Saitama Bron. 3-9 
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Last:5/5/2019
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Points Per Game
 Davante GARDNER
  Niigata .
  (203-PF-91)
  Avg: 27.5
 1. Gardner, Niigata .27.5 
 2. Simon, Kyoto H.24.3 
 3. Cummings, Nagoya D.23.2 
 4. Keenan, Akita NH22.8 
 5. Durham, Shiga L.22.3 
 6. Fazekas, Kawasaki.22.0 
 7. Lyons, Toyama G.21.9 
 8. Mavunga, Kyoto H.21.6 
 9. Walker, Shiga L.21.5 
 10. Lawal, Shiga L.21.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Alex STEPHESON
  Yokohama.
  (208-F/C-87)
  Avg: 13.6
 1. Stepheson, Yokohama.13.6 
 2. Durham, Shiga L.13.2 
 3. Harrellson, Osaka E.12.3 
 4. Lawal, Shiga L.12.2 
 5. Butts, SeaHorses12.1 
 6. Armstrong, Nagoya D.11.7 
 7. Fischer, Shiga L.11.6 
 8. Rossiter, Tochigi .11.1 
 9. Meeks, SeaHorses11.0 
 10. Gardner, Niigata .10.9 
Assists Per Game
 Julian MAVUNGA
  Kyoto H.
  (203-PF-90)
  Avg: 8.5
 1. Mavunga, Kyoto H.8.5 
 2. Blakely, Fukuoka .6.3 
 3. Namizato, Ryukyu G.6.3 
 4. Matsushima, Hokkaido.6.3 
 5. Togashi, Chiba Jets5.7 
 6. Nakayama, Akita NH5.4 
 7. Meeks, SeaHorses5.2 
 8. Sakuragi, SeaHorses5.1 
 9. Igarashi, Niigata .5.1 
Steals Per Game
 Marqus BLAKELY
  Fukuoka .
  (201-F-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Blakely, Fukuoka .2.5 
 2. Gibbs, Tochigi Brex2.2 
 3. Nakayama, Akita NH2.2 
 4. Parker, Chiba Jets2.0 
 5. McCrea, Yokohama.1.9 
 6. Walker, Shiga L.1.8 
 7. Ohishi, San-en1.5 
 8. Trasolini, Hokkaido.1.5 
 9. Baba, Toyota Alvark1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Prince IBEH
  Yokohama BC
  (208-C-94)
  Avg: 2.8
 1. Ibeh, Yokohama BC2.8 
 2. Mullens, Hokkaido L.2.3 
 3. Coleby, Akita NH2.3 
 4. Simon, Kyoto H.2.1 
 5. Armstrong, Nagoya D.1.7 
 6. Lawson, Fukuoka .1.7 
 7. Hamilton, Niigata .1.5 
 8. Lawal, Shiga L.1.5 
 9. Parker, Chiba Jets1.3 
 10. Harrellson, Osaka E.1.3 
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B League Round 48: Leader Ryukyu GK loses to Shiga L-Stars - Mar 24, 2019


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Allen Durham
There were many interesting games last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader and favorites losing the games. Here is the last round review presented by ESL.

Top ranked Ryukyu GK (30-18) recorded its eighteenth loss on the court of sixth ranked Shiga L-Stars on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by Shiga L-Stars 81-78. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ryukyu GK. Shiga L-Stars made 17-of-19 free shots (89.5 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists. The other American import swingman Henry Walker (198-87, college: Kansas St.) chipped in 22 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was international guard Narito Namizato (172-89) who recorded 19 points and 6 assists. Shiga L-Stars (12-36) moved-up to fifth place. Ryukyu GK at the other side still keeps top position with 18 games lost. Shiga L-Stars are again looking forward to face league's leader Ryukyu GK in Okinawa in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Ryukyu GK will have a break next round.
Very important is a road loss of third ranked Aishin Sea Horses (24-24) against fifth ranked San-en NeoPhoenix (19-29) on Saturday night. Visiting Aishin Sea Horses were defeated by San-en NeoPhoenix in a tough game in Hamamatsu 66-71. It was a good game for American center William McDonald (211-79, college: S.Florida) who led his team to a victory with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. Cedric Simmons contributed with 11 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. American center Isaac Butts (208-89, college: Appalachian St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists for Aishin Sea Horses. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. San-en NeoPhoenix maintains fifth position with 19-29 record. Aishin Sea Horses lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth place with 24 games lost. San-en NeoPhoenix will again play against higher ranked Aishin Sea Horses (#4) in Kariya in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aishin Sea Horses will have a break next round.
Very important is a home loss of second ranked Kyoto Hannar. (27-21) against fourth ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (22-26) on Saturday night. Host Kyoto Hannar. was defeated by Hitachi Sunrockers in a tough game in Kyoto 93-97. Worth to mention a great performance of Robert Sacre who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 44 points (!!!) and 13 rebounds. Hitachi Sunrockers' coach Geoffrey Katsuhisa used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was Julian Mavunga with a triple-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists. Hitachi Sunrockers maintains fourth position with 22-26 record. Loser Kyoto Hannar. keeps the second place with 21 games lost. Hitachi Sunrockers will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Kyoto Hannar. will play again against Hitachi Sunrockers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Osaka. First ranked Niigata Albirex faced 4th ranked Osaka Evessa. Guests from Niigata (34-14) defeated host Osaka Evessa (18-30) 80-68. The game was dominated by American players. The winners were led by Davante Gardner who had that evening a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 11 rebounds. Niigata Albirex maintains first position with 34-14 record. Osaka Evessa at the other side keeps the fourth place with 30 games lost. Niigata Albirex will have a break next round. Osaka Evessa will play again at home against the league's leader Niigata Albirex (#1) and hope to win that game.
An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tokyo. Third ranked Toyota Alvark faced their close opponent Diamond Dolphins. Host Toyota Alvark (35-13) defeated guests from Nagoya (25-23) 82-70. The best player for the winners was Alex Kirk who had a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. Toyota Alvark have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 35-13 record having six points less than leader Ryukyu GK which they share with defeated Diamond Dolphins. Loser Diamond Dolphins keep the third place with 23 games lost. Toyota Alvark will face again Diamond Dolphins (#3) in Nagoya in the next round, which may be the game of the day.

Rest of the games of round 48 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
Tochigi Brex defeated Yokohama BC in a road game 79-64. Fukuoka Rizing was beaten by Toyama Grouses at home 82-91. Akita NH was destroyed by Chiba Jets on the opponent's court 88-64. Kawasaki BT outscored Hokkaido L. in a home game 95-75.
The best stats of 48th round was 29 points and 17 rebounds by Ryan Rossiter of Tochigi Brex.



Yokohama BC - Tochigi Brex 64-79

There was no surprise when 6th ranked Yokohama BC (14-34) was defeated at home by second ranked Tochigi Brex (39-9) 79-64 on Saturday. Tochigi Brex dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Yokohama BC's 38. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Ryan Rossiter (204-89, college: Siena) who had a double-double by scoring 29 points and 17 rebounds. The former international guard Hironori Watanabe (180-88) chipped in 12 points and 4 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American power forward Alex Stepheson (208-87, college: USC) who recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and 23 rebounds and his fellow American import forward Brandon Costner (206-87, college: NC State) added 24 points and 8 rebounds respectively. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Tochigi Brex maintains second position with 39-9 record having just two points less than leader Ryukyu GK. Loser Yokohama BC keeps the sixth place with 34 games lost. Tochigi Brex will have a break next round. Yokohama BC will play again at home against the league's second-placed Tochigi Brex (#2) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Tochigi Brex: R.Rossiter 29+17reb+3ast, H.Watanabe 12+4reb+4ast, Y.Endo 9+3reb+4ast, M.Hiejima 7+3reb+3ast, S.Ikaruga 6+1reb+6ast, A.Naymick 6+8reb+4ast
Yokohama BC: B.Costner 24+8reb+1ast, A.Stepheson 17+23reb+2ast, T.Kawamura 6+2ast, M.Hosoya 6+2reb+1ast, R.Tawatari 5+3reb+6ast, E.Morris 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 708031


Osaka Evessa - Niigata Albirex 68-80

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Osaka. First ranked Niigata Albirex faced 4th ranked Osaka Evessa. Guests from Niigata (34-14) defeated host Osaka Evessa (18-30) 80-68. They outrebounded Osaka Evessa 41-29 including 34 on the defensive glass. The game was dominated by American players. The winners were led by Davante Gardner (203-91, college: Marquette) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 34 points (!!!) and 11 rebounds and power forward Lamont Hamilton (208-84, college: St.John's) supported him with 17 points and 10 rebounds. Even a double-double of 27 points and 19 rebounds by forward Josh Harrellson (208-89, college: Kentucky) did not help to save the game for Osaka Evessa. Power forward Xavier Gibson (210-88, college: Florida St.) added 23 points and 6 rebounds. Niigata Albirex maintains first position with 34-14 record. Osaka Evessa at the other side keeps the fourth place with 30 games lost. Niigata Albirex will have a break next round. Osaka Evessa will play again at home against the league's leader Niigata Albirex (#1) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Niigata Albirex: D.Gardner 34+11reb+2ast, L.Hamilton 17+10reb+1ast, S.Kashiwagi 7+2reb, Y.Ikeda 7+5reb, K.Igarashi 6+5reb+10ast, Y.Ueta 6+3reb+1ast
Osaka Evessa: J.Harrellson 27+19reb+2ast, X.Gibson 23+6reb+1ast, S.Hatakeyama 6+1reb+3ast, S.Konno 5+2ast, P.Faye 4+1ast, S.Fujitaka 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 708029


San-en - SeaHorses 71-66

Very important is a road loss of third ranked Aishin Sea Horses (24-24) against fifth ranked San-en NeoPhoenix (19-29) on Saturday night. Visiting Aishin Sea Horses were defeated by San-en NeoPhoenix in a tough game in Hamamatsu 66-71. San-en NeoPhoenix dominated down low during the game scoring 62 of its points in the paint compared to Aishin Sea Horses' 40. San-en NeoPhoenix players were unselfish on offense dishing 28 assists. It was a good game for American center William McDonald (211-79, college: S.Florida) who led his team to a victory with 24 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists. American-Bulgarian power forward Cedric Simmons (206-86, college: NC State) contributed with a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 rebounds for the winners. American center Isaac Butts (208-89, college: Appalachian St.) replied with a double-double by scoring 16 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists and his fellow American import forward Kennedy Meeks (208-95, college: N.Carolina) added 8 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists in the effort for Aishin Sea Horses. Four Aishin Sea Horses players scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. San-en NeoPhoenix maintains fifth position with 19-29 record. Aishin Sea Horses lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the fourth place with 24 games lost. San-en NeoPhoenix will again play against higher ranked Aishin Sea Horses (#4) in Kariya in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Aishin Sea Horses will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
San-en: W.McDonald 24+6reb+5ast, H.Kawashima 11+5reb+4ast, C.Simmons 11+11reb+2ast, S.Tawatari 7+1reb+5ast, A.Ota 6, S.Terazono 4+2reb+2ast
SeaHorses: I.Butts 16+19reb+6ast, K.Kanamaru 13+2reb+1ast, O.Yuta 12+2reb+3ast, K.Kumagai 10+5reb+2ast, K.Meeks 8+8reb+6ast, M.Karimata 4
gschID: 708028


Shiga L-Stars - Ryukyu GK 81-78

Top ranked Ryukyu GK (30-18) recorded its eighteenth loss on the court of sixth ranked Shiga L-Stars on Saturday night. Visitors were edged by Shiga L-Stars 81-78. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Ryukyu GK. Shiga L-Stars made 17-of-19 free shots (89.5 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Allen Durham (198-88, college: Grace Bible) who had a double-double by scoring 22 points, 16 rebounds and 4 assists. The other American import swingman Henry Walker (198-87, college: Kansas St.) chipped in 22 points and 8 rebounds. Durham is a former Eurobasket Summer League player, which is considered top international summer league in the market. Four Shiga L-Stars players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was international guard Narito Namizato (172-89) who recorded 19 points and 6 assists and Canadian center Scott Morrison (213-86, college: Portland St., agency: Pensack Sports) added 7 points and 10 rebounds respectively. Shiga L-Stars (12-36) moved-up to fifth place. Ryukyu GK at the other side still keeps top position with 18 games lost. Shiga L-Stars are again looking forward to face league's leader Ryukyu GK in Okinawa in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Ryukyu GK will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Shiga L-Stars: A.Durham 22+16reb+4ast, H.Walker 22+8reb+3ast, Y.Karino 11+2reb, K.Takahashi 10+3reb+3ast, T.Ito 8+1reb+3ast, J.Kano 5+2reb
Ryukyu GK: N.Namizato 19+2reb+6ast, R.Kishimoto 14+2ast, K.Jones 13+6reb, I.Brown 9+5reb+1ast, S.Morrison 7+10reb+3ast, R.Hashimoto 6+1ast
gschID: 708030


Toyota Alvark - Nagoya DD 82-70

An exciting game between Top Four teams was played in Tokyo. Third ranked Toyota Alvark faced their close opponent Diamond Dolphins. Host Toyota Alvark (35-13) defeated guests from Nagoya (25-23) 82-70. Toyota Alvark dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Diamond Dolphins' 32. Toyota Alvark looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. The best player for the winners was American center Alex Kirk (211-91, college: N.Mexico, agency: Pensack Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 23 points and 10 rebounds. International Yudai Baba (193-95) chipped in 13 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. At the other side the best for losing team was American Craig Brackins (208-87, college: Iowa St.) who recorded 22 points and 7 rebounds and his fellow American import center Hilton Armstrong (210-84, college: Connecticut) added 13 points and 14 rebounds respectively. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Toyota Alvark have a solid three-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains third position with 35-13 record having six points less than leader Ryukyu GK which they share with defeated Diamond Dolphins. Loser Diamond Dolphins keep the third place with 23 games lost. Toyota Alvark will face again Diamond Dolphins (#3) in Nagoya in the next round, which may be the game of the day.
Top scorers:
Toyota Alvark: A.Kirk 23+10reb+1ast, Y.Baba 13+5reb+6ast, S.Ando 13+4reb+5ast, D.Tanaka 13+1reb+3ast, J.Takeuchi 7+3reb+2ast, Z.Baranski 6+6reb+2ast
Nagoya DD: C.Brackins 22+7reb+3ast, H.Armstrong 13+14reb, T.Harimoto 12+2ast, S.Ando 10+1reb+3ast, T.Sasayama 8+3reb+4ast, T.Nakahigashi 5+4reb+3ast
gschID: 708023


Fukuoka Rizing - Toyama Grouses 82-91

The game between closely ranked teams ended with fourth ranked Toyama Grouses' (25-23) road victory over 5th ranked Fukuoka Rizing (11-37) 91-82 on Saturday. Toyama Grouses looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. The best player for the winners was American forward Leo Lyons (206-87, college: Missouri) who had a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. The other American import center Joshua Smith (208-92, college: Georgetown) chipped in a double-double by scoring 16 points and 11 rebounds. Five Toyama Grouses players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was American Eric Jacobsen (208-94, college: Arizona St.) who recorded 21 points and 8 rebounds and guard Yasuhiro Yamashita (187-86) added 18 points and 6 assists respectively. Fukuoka Rizing's coach Ryuji Kawai rotated eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. Toyama Grouses have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Nagoya DD. Fukuoka Rizing lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the sixth position with 37 games lost. Toyama Grouses will have a break next round. Fukuoka Rizing will play again at home against Toyama Grouses (#3) and hope to win that game.
Top scorers:
Toyama Grouses: J.Smith 16+11reb+1ast, L.Lyons 16+11reb+2ast, T.Abe 14+1reb+6ast, Y.Otsuka 14, D.Yamada 10+3reb+3ast, N.Uto 10+4reb+3ast
Fukuoka Rizing: E.Jacobsen 21+8reb, T.You 19+1reb+3ast, Y.Yamashita 18+3reb+6ast, M.Blakely 8+11reb+8ast, M.Joho 6+8ast, D.Kobayashi 6
gschID: 708026


Chiba Jets - Akita NH 88-64

Very expected game when 5th ranked Akita Happinets (15-33) were rolled over on the road by first ranked Chiba Jets (41-7) 88-64 on Saturday. Chiba Jets dominated down low during the game scoring 52 of its points in the paint compared to Akita Happinets' 30. Chiba Jets forced 22 Akita Happinets turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 23 assists. Great defensive blocking was one of the keys in this match when Chiba Jets made 7 blocks. Akita Happinets were plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. The best player for the winners was American power forward Gavin Edwards (206-88, college: Connecticut) who had a double-double by scoring 17 points, 10 rebounds and 4 blocks (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Naturalized American forward Michael Parker (202-81, college: Evergreen St.) chipped in 12 points and 6 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was guard Ryuto Yasuoka (188-95) who recorded 18 points and American power forward Justin Keenan (202-88, college: Ferris St.) added 10 points and 7 rebounds respectively. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Chiba Jets have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 41-7 record. Akita Happinets lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team keep the fifth place with 33 games lost. Chiba Jets will face again Akita Happinets (#5) at home in the next round.
Top scorers:
Chiba Jets: G.Edwards 17+10reb+2ast, J.Duncan 14+5reb, M.Parker 12+6reb+3ast, S.Taguchi 9+1reb+1ast, Y.Togashi 9+2reb+10ast, A.Chambers 9+3reb+3ast
Akita NH: R.Yasuoka 18+1reb+2ast, J.Keenan 10+7reb+2ast, H.Noboru 8+1reb+4ast, T.Nakayama 6+3reb+5ast, D.Taniguchi 5+2reb, S.Onodera 5+1reb+2ast
gschID: 708025


Kyoto Hannar. - Hitachi SR 93-97

Very important is a home loss of second ranked Kyoto Hannar. (27-21) against fourth ranked Hitachi Sunrockers (22-26) on Saturday night. Host Kyoto Hannar. was defeated by Hitachi Sunrockers in a tough game in Kyoto 93-97. It was a great shooting night for Hitachi Sunrockers especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 25 assists. Worth to mention a great performance of Canadian center Robert Sacre (213-89, college: Gonzaga) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 44 points (!!!) and 13 rebounds and American Ryan Kelly (211-91, college: Duke) who added 17 points and 7 rebounds during the contest. Hitachi Sunrockers' coach Geoffrey Katsuhisa used an eleven-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was Zimbabwean-American Julian Mavunga (203-90, college: Miami, OH, agency: Pensack Sports) with a triple-double by scoring 29 points, 11 rebounds and 13 assists and American center David Simon (208-82, college: PFW) scored 36 points (!!!) and 9 rebounds. Hitachi Sunrockers maintains fourth position with 22-26 record. Loser Kyoto Hannar. keeps the second place with 21 games lost. Hitachi Sunrockers will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Kyoto Hannar. will play again against Hitachi Sunrockers and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Hitachi SR: R.Sacre 44+13reb+2ast, R.Kelly 17+7reb+3ast, K.Hirose 16+3reb+4ast, L.Vendrame 7+1reb+6ast, T.Ito 5+1reb+1ast, S.Faye 4+1reb+1ast
Kyoto Hannar.: D.Simon 36+9reb, J.Mavunga 29+11reb+13ast, K.Hareyama 10+3reb+3ast, S.Watanuki 8+1reb+3ast, M.Kataoka 6+1reb+1ast, Y.Okada 3+2reb
gschID: 708027


Kawasaki BT - Hokkaido L. 95-75

Rather predictable result in Kanagawa where second ranked Toshiba Thunders (31-17) outscored 6th ranked Hokkaido L. (10-38) 95-75 on Saturday. Toshiba Thunders shot 60.6 percent from the field. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 29 assists. The best player for the winners was American power forward Vernon Macklin (208-86, college: Florida) who scored 25 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists (on 12-of-15 shooting from the field). International power forward Nick Fazekas (211-85, college: Nevada) chipped in 20 points and 8 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Spanish center David Doblas (206-81) who recorded a double-double by scoring 25 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) and British-American center Byron Mullens (213-89, college: Ohio St.) added 18 points and 7 rebounds respectively. Both coaches tested many bench players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Toshiba Thunders maintains second position with 31-17 record having ten points less than leader Ryukyu GK. Hokkaido L. lost tenth consecutive game. They keep the sixth place with 38 games lost. Toshiba Thunders will face again Hokkaido L. (#6) in Saporro in the next round.
Top scorers:
Kawasaki BT: V.Macklin 25+5reb+4ast, N.Fazekas 20+8reb+3ast, S.Edwards 12+4reb+5ast, N.Tsuji 10+2ast, R.Shinoyama 9+1reb+5ast, Y.Fujii 8+5reb+5ast
Hokkaido L.: D.Doblas 25+10reb+5ast, B.Mullens 18+7reb+2ast, A.Tajima 11+3ast, D.Noguchi 6+4reb+1ast, S.Mizoguchi 4+1ast, R.Sakurai 3+1reb
gschID: 708024
  




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B League Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Chiba Jets advance into Finals - 20 days ago  
Shinshu Brave Warriors celebrate B2 League title - 20 days ago  
B League Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Wins for Chiba and Toyota Alvark - 22 days ago  
B2 League Round 1 of Finals. Shinshu grab opening victory - 22 days ago  
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B2 League Round 3 of Semi-Finals. Gunma join Finals - 27 days ago  
Review of B League Round 2 of Quarter-Finals - 28 days ago  
B2 League Round 2 of Semi-Finals. Shinshu BW make it into Finals - 28 days ago  
Recap of B League Round 1 of Quarter-Finals - 29 days ago  
B2 League Round 1 of Semi-Finals. Wins for Shinshu and Gunma - 29 days ago  
Best players of Japanese B League round 60 - 1 month ago  
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