Anzai spent 15 seasons with the club as a player, assistant coach and head coach. He said the B.League team needs new leadership.
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.
Backup forward Chase Fieler exemplified the Brex’s productivity at both ends of the floor last weekend.
In the Crane Thunders’ first season in the B. League first division, the team’s strong fundamentals have helped position them for a run at the playoffs.
The Jets displayed poise and made key shots down the stretch in Game 3 to earn their elusive championship.
The Brex played better in all facets of the game and bounced back from a blowout loss to the Jets.
“I think the fact that the players continued to work hard for 40 minutes led to the victory. However, if we don't win one more, today's...
Utsunomiya makes 13 of 28 3-point shots in the series finale against Chiba and takes a two-game lead atop the East Division standings.
For 27 seasons, Takehiko Orimo’s never-wavering commitment to his craft was on display on the basketball court. For 27 seasons, Orimo possessed...