MANILA, Philippines — Dwight Ramos wrapped up his first Japan B.League season on a excessive notice because the Toyama Grouses escaped Levanga Hokkaido, 91-89, on Sunday at Hokkai Kitayell.
Ramos delivered 15 factors, taking pictures 5-of-8 from the sphere, and had 4 rebounds and 4 assists as Toyama ended its 2021-22 season with a 25-35 file.
Joshua Smith led the Grouses with 19 factors, eight rebounds and 6 assists. Kevin Hareyama contributed 15 factors, whereas Brice Johnson added in 14 markers.
Meanwhile, Bobby Ray Parks Jr. returned to motion with 5 factors and 5 rebounds as Nagoya unleashed a 96-68 blast on Osaka Evessa at Ookini Arena Maishima earlier than marching to the playoffs.
Scott Eatherton confirmed the way in which for the Diamond Dolphins with 18 factors, 5 rebounds, 5 assists and three blocks, whereas Yutaro Suda added 15 factors off the bench to complete the common season at 34-15.
Nagoya battles Kawasaki Brave Thunders within the quarterfinals.
Kobe Paras, nonetheless, sat out as Niigata Albirex BB ended the season with an 82-70 victory over Yokohama B-Corsairs at City Hall Plaza Aore Nagaoka.
Tshilidzi Nephawe led the Paras-less Niigata with 28 factors and 13 rebounds, whereas Jeff Ayres additionally tallied a double-double of 18 factors and 18 boards as their crew completed with a 7-45 card.
Unfortunately, brothers Kiefer and Thirdy Ravena absorbed respective losses to finish their 2021-22 season.
Kiefer delivered 20 factors, 11 rebounds and 6 assists because the Shiga Lakestars yielded to the Shinshu Brave Warriors, 86-82, at Ukaruchan Arena.
Ko Kumagai poured 23 factors to finish the Brave Warriors’ season with a 28-26 file.
Shiga absorbed its sixth straight loss and completed at 14-43 regardless of the efforts of the Filipino guard and Novar Gadson, who had 25 factors, 10 rebounds, and 6 assists.
Thirdy, however, was contained to 5 factors, 4 assists, and two rebounds as San-En NeoPhoenix fell to the Akita Northern Happinets, 85-76, at Toyohashi City Gymnasium.
Ravena completed his second season with the NeoPhoenix, who gained solely 10 of their 58 video games.
Javi Gomez de Liano, who submitted his identify to the 2022 PBA Rookie Draft on May 15, was scoreless because the Ibaraki Robots (16-38) ended their season with a 95-84 defeat to the Gunma Crane Thunders at Adastria Mito Arena.
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