All posts tagged "basketball"
Utsunomiya Brex Sweep Ryukyu Golden Kings in B.League Finals
Makoto Hiejima earns playoff MVP honors after scoring a game-best 24 points in the Brex’s title-clinching win.
Brex Dominate Fourth Quarter, Cruise Past Golden Kings in B.League Finals Opener
Utsunomiya outscored Ryukyu 26-5 in the final period, turning a close game into a rout.
Golden Kings, Brex Renew Rivalry in B.League Finals
Ryukyu is making its first appearance in the circuit’s championship series, while Utsunomiya is back for the third time in six...
[ODDS and EVENS] Roy Rana Embarks on New Coaching Challenge with Kyoto Hannaryz
For Rana, who spent the past three seasons as an assistant with the NBA’s Sacramento Kings, a rebuilding project awaits in...
Golden Kings, Brex Advance to B.League Championship Finals
Ryukyu ended Shimane’s title hopes on the final play of their semifinal series, and Utsunomiya swept Kawasaki in the other series.
#9 Sports Talk ― Luke Evans Finds a Second Home in Japan’s Basketball World
Listen in as power forward Luke Evans of the Fighting Eagles Nagoya, a B.League second-division club, reflects on his successful first...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Who Will Host the 2023 Asian Cup?
While China has pulled out as the host nation due to COVID-19, Japan is an option. “We were sounded out,” ーJFA...
Kawasaki, Ryukyu, Utsunomiya and Shimane Advance to B.League Playoff Semifinals
In the next postseason round, the Brave Thunders play host to the Brex and the Golden Kings face the visiting Susanoo...
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] INAC Kobe Leonessa Make History in WE League’s First Season
Manager Kei Hoshikawa’s squad captures the women’s soccer league’s inaugural title.
[ODDS and EVENS] Nagasaki Velca Establish Winning Tradition in Sensational Inaugural Season
Since the B.League's launch in 2016, the Velca became the first team to average over 100 points for an entire season,...
Chiba Jets End Regular Season with Narrow Win over Sunrockers Shibuya
The defending B.League champions begin their quest for another title in the playoff quarterfinals against the Utsunomiya Brex.
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Cannes Debut for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Film
Prominent director Naomi Kawase’s project is set to be shown on May 25 in the Festival de Cannes Classics Selection.