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Seiya Ando picked up by Meralco Bolts

Seiya Ando picked up by Meralco Bolts

Seiya Ando (184 cm) is the new import for the Meralco Bolts (Philippines-PBA) for the ongoing Governor’s Cup this 2015. The Japanese national failed to carry his new team to…

Jahmar Thorpe moves to Levanga Hokkaido

Jahmar Thorpe moves to Levanga Hokkaido

Jahmar Thorpe (198 cm, Houston’07) has switched teams within the Japanese NBL and is now with Levanga Hokkaido Sapporo this 2015. He has already played two games for his new…

Gordon Klaiber extends with Aomori Watts

Gordon Klaiber extends with Aomori Watts

The Aomori Watts from Japan’s BJ league will be keeping Gordon Klaiber (206 cm, Fair Dickinson’06) for one more season. Klaiber is an American-Guyanese player who joined the club in…

Carl Hall switches to Yokohama B-Corsairs

Carl Hall switches to Yokohama B-Corsairs

Carl Hall (201 cm, Wichita State’13) is a new addition to the roster of the Yokohama B-Corsairs from Japan’s BJ league. The 25-year-old made the move from within the league.…

Khyle Marshall leaves Yokohama Corsairs

Khyle Marshall leaves Yokohama Corsairs

Khyle Marshall (198 cm, Butler’14) has been released by Japanese BK League team Yokohama B-Corsairs after one month with the team. The Corsairs waived his contract after eight games and…

Wakayama Trians withdraw from Japan NBL

Wakayama Trians withdraw from Japan NBL

The Wakayama Trians are in dire financial straits and have announced that they will not complete the 2014/15 season and are withdrawing from the Japanese NBL. The Trians had a…

Wesley Witherspoon to Susanoo Magic

Wesley Witherspoon to Susanoo Magic

Wesley Witherspoon (205 cm, Memphis’12) has penned a deal with Japanese franchise Shimane Susanoo Magic (BJ League) for the remainder of the season. He has been playing for the Helsinki…

Joe Bryant coaching Fukuoka

Joe Bryant coaching Fukuoka

Joe Bryant is heading back to Japan to take the hot seat at Fukuoka Rizing in the BJ League. The tactician has a load of experience in the country but…

Duke Crews pens with Tsukuba Robots

Duke Crews pens with Tsukuba Robots

Duke Crews (203 cm, Bowie State’10) has signed with Tsukuba Robots (Japan-NBL, starting five) for the remainder of the season. During the 2013/2014 season he played for Panteras de Miranda…

Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

Japanese Basketball Association suspended by FIBA

FIBA announced on Wednesday that the Japanese Basketball Association (JBA) has been suspended from all FIBA related competitions for an unspecified amount of time. The decision was reached after the…

DeVaughn Washington added by Nagano

DeVaughn Washington added by Nagano

DeVaughn Washington (202 cm, Ohio’ 10) has signed with Shinshu Brave Warriors Nagano (BJ League) in a move that will see him remain in Japan. The American player is switching…

Reggie Hanson departs Shimane

Reggie Hanson departs Shimane

The Shimane Susanoo Magic (Japan-BJ League), that have lost eleven straight games made a coaching change. The team parted ways with American specialist and former JBL star Reggie Hanson. Tomohiro…

Ari Stewart goes pro with Saitama Broncos

Ari Stewart goes pro with Saitama Broncos

Ari Stewart (201 cm, USC’14) will begin his professional career this 2014-15 season with Saitama Broncos (Japan-BJ League). During the 2011-12 season Ari Stewart was a redshirt after transferring to USC…

Scott Morrison links with Aishin

Scott Morrison links with Aishin

Scott Morrison (213 cm, Portland State’08) will play in Japan for the first time after opting for Aishin Sea Horses in the NBL. The Canadian played in Australia last season,…

Verdell Jones joins Fukushima Firebonds

Verdell Jones joins Fukushima Firebonds

Verdell Jones (195 cm, Indiana’12) has agreed terms with Fukushima Firebonds (Japan-BJ League). The Indiana University product is currently waiting for his visa paperwork to be processed. The 25-year old…

Mo Charlo joins Hamamatsu Phoenix

Mo Charlo joins Hamamatsu Phoenix

Mo Charlo (203 cm, Nevada’06) will be taking his game to Japan’s BJ league this 2014-15 season after signing a deal with the Hamamatsu-Higashi Mikawa Phoenix. He comes from spending…

Damian Saunders signs with Aomori Watts

Damian Saunders signs with Aomori Watts

Damian Saunders (203 cm, Duquesne’11) has signed with Aomori Watts (Japan-BJ League). The American Forward spent the last season with the Delaware 87ers (D-League) where he averaged 11.0 ppg and…

Draelon Burns back to Okinawa

Draelon Burns back to Okinawa

Draelon Burns (194 cm, De Paul’08) is back at Ryukyu Golden Kings Okinawa (Japan-BJ League) after extending his contract with the franchise. The guard represented the team during the 2013/2014…

Chris Holm signs with Shiga Lakestars

Chris Holm signs with Shiga Lakestars

Chris Holm (212 cm, Vermont ‘07) has signed with Shiga Lakestars (Japan-BJ League). The American Center played in Japan last season as well when he posted 9.1 ppg and 12.1…

Warren Niles heads to Yokohama B-Corsairs

Warren Niles heads to Yokohama B-Corsairs

Warren Niles (196 cm, ORU’13) is heading to the Far East for the 2014-15 season and is slated to play for the Yokohama B-Corsairs (Japan-BJ League). Niles played his rookie…

Rick Rickert heads to Chiba Jets

Rick Rickert heads to Chiba Jets

Rick Rickert (211 cm, Minnesota ’03) heads to the Chiba Jets (Japan-NBL) for the upcoming 2014/2015 season. The 31-year old American power forward played last season for the Wakayama Trians…

Kyle Barone inks with Tochigi Brex

Kyle Barone inks with Tochigi Brex

Kyle Barone (208 cm, Idaho ’13) will continue his career with Tochigi Brex (Japan-NBL). The American center played in the Hungarian League last season for Alba Fehervar, where he averaged…

Ron Hale switches to Tokyo Cinq

Ron Hale switches to Tokyo Cinq

29-year old Ron Hale (191 cm, Clarke University) will move to Japan this season after completing a switch to Tokyo Cinq Reves in the BJ League. The American has plied…

Zane Knowles turns pro with Wakayama

Zane Knowles turns pro with Wakayama

Zane Knowles (208 cm, Texas A&M’14) has penned his first professional contract and will hit the court with Wakayama Trains (Japan, NBL). The 22-year old American has recently left the…

Travele Jones secures move to Aomori

Travele Jones secures move to Aomori

Travele Jones (203 cm, Texas Southern’11) will return to Japan for the 2014/2015 season after agreeing terms with Aomori Watts (BJ League). The American spent the 2013/2014 campaign in the…

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