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Abdullahi Kuso goes to Iwate Big Bulls

Abdullahi Kuso goes to Iwate Big Bulls

The Iwate Big Bulls (Japan-BJ league) have landed Nigerian forward Abdullahi Kuso (206 cm, Tallahassee CC’08) for the 2014-15 season. Kuso was a former member of the Nigerian National Team…

KeJuan Johnson links with Sendai

KeJuan Johnson links with Sendai

. The 2013/2014 campaign was a busy one for the guard as he wore the jersey of two clubs throughout the season. The American started the season with Penarol Mar…

Joe Chapman joins Shimane SM

Joe Chapman joins Shimane SM

Joe Chapman (193 cm, Marquette’06) will be playing for a different team in the Japanese BJ league this coming 2014-15 season. Chapman will be suiting up for Shimane Susnoo Magic…

Ryukyu Golden Kings win Japanese BJ title

Ryukyu Golden Kings win Japanese BJ title

The Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa have won their third Japanese BJ League title after defeating the Akita Northern Happinets 89-103. They used a third-quarter surge to close out the game,…

Marcus Simmons back at Yokohama BC

Marcus Simmons back at Yokohama BC

The Yokohama B-Corsairs from Japan’s BJ League have brought back Marcus Simmons (198 cm, USC’11) this season. He played his rookie season for them in 2011-12.  Simmons has already played…

Carlos Dixon moves to Gunma

Carlos Dixon moves to Gunma

The Gunma Crane Thunders from Japan’s BJ League are looking for solutions to climb out of the cellar of the Eastern Division with just two wins in 15 games. They…

Thomas Kennedy moves to Chiba Jets

Thomas Kennedy moves to Chiba Jets

Veteran of Japanese hoops Thomas Kennedy (201 cm, Detroit Mercy’10) is headed to Japan’s NBL after spending a few season in the BJ League. He has signed with the Chiba…

Draelon Burns joins Okinawa GK

Draelon Burns joins Okinawa GK

Draelon Burns (194 cm, De Paul’08) has found a team in Japan’s BJ League for the 2013-14 season, the Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa. Burns has already played his first game…

Brandon Fields opts for Shiga Lakestars

Brandon Fields opts for Shiga Lakestars

Brandon Fields (193 cm, Nevada’10) is headed to the Far East after signing with the Shiba Lakestars from Japan’s BJ League this 2013-14 season. The 25-year-old Dallas native has already…

Edwin Ubiles opts for Kyoto

Edwin Ubiles opts for Kyoto

Edwin Ubiles (198 cm, Siena’10) will play in Japan next season after agreeing terms with second tier franchise Kyoto Hannaryz (BJ League). The Puerto Rican-American played for three teams in…

Rick Rickert joins Wakayama Trians

Rick Rickert joins Wakayama Trians

Rick Rickert (211 cm, Minnesota’03) is making his way back to Japan this 2013-14 season via a deal to play for the Wakayama Trians (NBL). The big man is coming…

Dillion Sneed now with Osaka Evessa

Dillion Sneed now with Osaka Evessa

Dillion Sneed (203 cm, ETSU’06) will join Osaka Evessa from Japan’s BJ league this 2013-14 season. The 29-year-old Chicago native played the 2012-13 season for the Iwate Big Bulls (Japan-BJ…

Wayne Marshall moves to Yokohama BC

Wayne Marshall moves to Yokohama BC

Wayne Marshall (211 cm, Temple’06) has played majority of his professional career in Japan. This 2013-14 Marshall joins the BJ league’s Yokohoma B-Corsairs. The 27-year-old Marshall played the 2012-13 season…

Scott Vandermeer joins Toyota Tsusho

Scott Vandermeer joins Toyota Tsusho

Scott Vandermeer (213 cm, Ill-Chicago’09) is headed to the far East this 2013-14 as the big man joins Japan’s Toyoto Tsusho Fighting Eagles Nagoya (NBDL). Vandermeer played the 2012-13 season…

Gordon Klaiber returns to Japan

Gordon Klaiber returns to Japan

Gordon Klaiber (206 cm, Fair Dickinson’06) will return to Japan this season to play for Aomori Wats (BJ League). The franchise is new to the league and joins as an…

Michael Dale joins Fukuoka

Michael Dale joins Fukuoka

Michael Dale (197 cm, South Illinois’06) will play in Japan for the first time after signing for Fukuoka Rizing, BJ League) this season. The swingman was in Austria last season…

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

FIBA Asia: Final day of R2 to determine QFs

As the penultimate day of Round 2 in the FIBA Asia Championships wrapped up on Tuesday, the final spots in the quarterfinals were set to be determined on the final…

John Humphrey stays with Saitama Broncos

John Humphrey stays with Saitama Broncos

The Saitama Broncos from Japan’s BJ league have decided to keep John Humphrey (188 cm, Middle Tennessee State’03) for one more season. This will be John’s third season with the…

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

FIBA Asia: Iran and Taiwan still unbeaten

The preliminary rounds of the FIBA Asia Championships are now over. After three days of action only four teams remain undefeated and they are Iran, Taiwan, Kazakhstan and Qatar. While…

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

South Korea stuns China in FIBA Asia 2013

Group C South Korea vs. China, 63:54 It wasn’t the outcome that the heavily favored Chinese National Team expected for their first encounter in the “Group of Death” (Group C),…

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

China and Iran favorites to win FIBA Asia

The Men’s FIBA Asia Championships are set to kick off tomorrow. The tournament will be held in Manila, Philippines from August 1-11. China and Iran have won the last seven…

James Hughes moves to Japan

James Hughes moves to Japan

James Hughes (211 cm, North Illinois’07) has been added to the roster at Sendai 89ers (Japan, BJ League) and will play with the team over the 2013/2014 season. The center…

Anthony Myles joins Niigata Albirex

Anthony Myles joins Niigata Albirex

Veteran international player Anthony Myles (208 cm, Xavier’04) will be playing in Japan’s BJ league for Niigata Albirex this 2013-14 season. The 30-year-old journeyman played two seasons in Uruguay’s LUB…

Wendell White stays in Japan

Wendell White stays in Japan

Wendell White (198 cm, University of Nevada Las Vegas’07) will stay in Japan for the 2013/2014 season after signing with Sendai 89ers (BJ League). White played last season for BJ…

Seth Tarver moves to Japan

Seth Tarver moves to Japan

Seth Tarver (196 cm, Oregon State’10) has agreed terms with Fukuoka Rizing (Japan, BJ League) and will play in the Land of the Rising Sun this season. The swingman played…

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