Veteran playmakers Allen Durham, Ryuichi Kishimoto and Keita Imamura have nearly identical assist stats for the B.League's title-chasing Ryukyu Golden Kings.
Makoto Hiejima earns playoff MVP honors after scoring a game-best 24 points in the Brex’s title-clinching win.
Utsunomiya outscored Ryukyu 26-5 in the final period, turning a close game into a rout.
Ryukyu is making its first appearance in the circuit’s championship series, while Utsunomiya is back for the third time in six years.
Ignited by a dynamic defense and a consistent offense, the Okinawa club is playing at a championship-caliber level.
The 25-year-old swingman scored 27 points in Game 1 and did it again in Game 3 to help the Golden Kings reach the B. League playoff...