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B Standings
Central
 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
B2 Standings
Central
 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 
East
 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 
West
 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 
Stage One Standings
Last:5/5/2019
Stats Leaders
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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Japanese B League round 53 best performance: Justin Keenan - Apr 5, 2019


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JUSTIN KEENAN

American Power forward Justin Keenan (202-F/C-88) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Akita NH, receiving a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 53.
The 30-year old player was the main contributor (44 points, nine rebounds and two assists) to as his team Akita NH maintains the 5th position in their group in Japanese B League. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked such low. They already lost 38 games and recorded just fifteen victories. In the team's last game Keenan had a remarkable five three-pointers out of 7 attempts. He turned to be Akita NH's top player in his first season with the team. Former Ferris State University star has very solid stats this year. Keenan is in league's top in points (4th best: 22.6ppg) and averages impressive 54.0% FGP and 41.4% from behind 3-point line.

The second best player in last round's games was 36-year old American David Simon (208-C-82) of league's second-best Kyoto Hannar.. Simon had a very good evening with a double-double of 32 points and 12 rebounds. It was enough for Kyoto Hannar. to edge the lower-ranked Shiga L-Stars (#5, 14-39) 90-84. Kyoto Hannar.'s second position in West has not changed. His team's 29-24 record is not bad at all. Simon is a newcomer at Kyoto Hannar., but is already one of team's top players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 24.2ppg (#2). He also registered 8.6 boards per game.

Third on the list of top players last round was American forward Davante Gardner (203-PF-91) of league's top team Niigata Albirex. Gardner got into 30-points club by scoring 32 points in the last round. He went also for eleven rebounds . He was a key player of Niigata Albirex, leading his team to a 80-66 easy win against #4 ranked Toyama Grouses in a game of the week. Niigata Albirex confirms their top position in Central. Their record at this point is 38 victories and 15 lost games. Gardner has a great season in Japan. After 53 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 27.8ppg (best scorer).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Kennedy Meeks (208-F-95) of SeaHorses - 20 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists
5. Gavin Edwards (206-F/C-88) of Chiba Jets - 28 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists
6. Julian Mavunga (203-PF-90) of Kyoto Hannar. - 25 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists
7. Joshua Smith (208-C-92) of Toyama Grouses - 22 points, 12 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Nick Fazekas (211-F/C-85) of Kawasaki BT - 19 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists
9. Gani Lawal (206-F/C-88) of Shiga L-Stars - 27 points and 11 rebounds
10. Justin Burrell (207-F-88) of Nagoya DD - 21 points, 8 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.
  




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