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B.League's marquee matchups to be streamed on FIBA Asia Champions Cup Facebook and FIBA Youtube

TOKYO (Japan) - In its few young years of existence, the B.League is growing to become one of the most popular professional basketball leagues in Asia. Currently in it’s fifth season, the B.League features 20 of the best professional basketball clubs in Japan as they battle for the throne.

That intense action will now be on display for FIBA Asia Champions Cup Facebook fans. The FIBA Asia Champions Cup Facebook page and FIBA's Youtube channel will be streaming a selection of marquee match-ups in the B.League, starting from November 7.

The first game to be highlighted on FIBA Asia Champions Cup Facebook page and FIBA's Youtube channel will be between reigning FIBA Asia Champions Cup Champions, Alvark Tokyo and Shuga Lakestars which will tip off at 3:05 PM (local time).

Alvark Tokyo are arguably the best team in Japan right now, proven by a lengthy list of accomplishments compiled in the past couple of seasons. They are the two-time defending champions of Japan and also the only team to have made it to the Semi-Finals in each of the first three B.League seasons. In the previous season, which was cut short, Alvark were on track of another deep Playoff run, tied with a league-best 32-9 record.

Aside from being the kings of the B.League, Alvark are also the reigning FIBA Asia Champions Cup titlists. They made it to the Final of the FIBA Asia Champions Cup in two consecutive years before finally winning their first crown in 2019.

The B.League is a competition platform that helps shine the spotlight on the best talents in Japan, whether it’s national team stars like Daiki Tanaka (Alvark Tokyo), Yuki Togashi (Chiba Jets), and Makoto Hiejima (Utsunomiya Brex). International stars from other national teams like Angus Brandt (Australia, Shiga Lakestars) and Sebastian Saiz (Spain, Chiba Jets) are also able to show off their talents as foreign players in the league.

In this season, for the first time ever, teams are allowed an extra spot on the roster to sign Asian players to spice up the competition. Two teams have already taken advantage of this opportunity. San-En Neo-Phoenix signed the Philippines’ Thirdy Ravena, while the Shinshuu Brave Warriors agreed to a deal with Korea’s Yang Jae-Min.


By featuring stars both in and out of the country, the B.League’s popularity continues to rise. Be prepared to witness all of that action by yourself on the FIBA Asia Champions Cup Facebook page and FIBA Youtube channel.

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