Ryukyu ended Shimane’s title hopes on the final play of their semifinal series, and Utsunomiya swept Kawasaki in the other series.
Julian Mavunga, the league’s reigning passing king, and other premier offensive catalysts generate excitement for fans.
Ando directs Shimane’s high-powered offense and leads the B. League in assists, while Okada’s long-range shooting is a key element of Shinshu’s attack.
With eight wins in its last 10 games, including an important test against Shibuya in an Emperor's Cup match, Tokyo has reasserted itself in the B....