Headlined by the Jets, who set a B.League record with 53 regular-season wins, the quest for the 2022-23 championship tips off with four quarterfinal matchups.
B.League MVP candidate Perrin Buford scores a season-high 42-points for the Shimane Susanoo Magic against the Gunma Crane Thunders in their latest victory.
The veteran forward, who joined the club in 2020, is the only player in the B.League in the top 10 in scoring, rebounding, assists, steals and...
Ryukyu is making its first appearance in the circuit’s championship series, while Utsunomiya is back for the third time in six years.
Ryukyu ended Shimane’s title hopes on the final play of their semifinal series, and Utsunomiya swept Kawasaki in the other series.
In the next postseason round, the Brave Thunders play host to the Brex and the Golden Kings face the visiting Susanoo Magic.
The Brave Thunders rout the Alvark Tokyo for their fifth straight victory heading into the final weekend of the regular season.
Julian Mavunga, the league’s reigning passing king, and other premier offensive catalysts generate excitement for fans.
Alvark coach Luka Pavicevic’s squad focused on playing more aggressively in its weekend rematch with the Kawasaki Brave Thunders, and the strategy paid off.
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.
Riding a five-game winning streak, the Jets are one of three teams with 5-1 records to open the 2021-22 season.
The Sunrockers played their B. League series opener with fans in the stands, then faced the Levanga behind closed doors in the rematch due to the...