2015-16 bj-league rosters

Rosters for the 11th and final bj-league (Basketball Japan League) season … (Updated on Dec. 13, 2015.)

Import players for the 2015-16 season: https://basketballwriterinjapanwordpresscom.wordpress.com/2015/10/08/2015-16-bj-league-import-players/

EASTERN CONFERENCE
AKITA NORTHERN HAPPINETS
Coach: Makoto Hasegawa (second season)
1 Shoya Uchimura PG
2 Ryosuke Mizumachi G
5 Shigehiro Taguchi SG
6 Kenta Tateyama SF
8 Akitomo Takeno PG
11 Noriyuki Sugasawa F
13 Scott Morrison C
14 Yuto Otsuka F
15 Richard Roby F
16 Kenichi Takahashi SG
55 Daichi Taniguchi F/C

AOMORI WAT’S
Coach: Nobunaga Sato (first season)
1 Makoto Sawaguchi G/F
3 Yuta Kojima F
7 Yuki Kitamuki G
8 Daichi Shimoyama G
11 Yuki Yamaguchi PG
15 Takahiro Shimoyama F
20 Nile Murry G
33 Jesse Perry F
44 Quintin Alexander PF/C
50 Daisuke Umetsu F
52 Yoshifumi Nakajima G

FUKUSHIMA FIREBONDS
Coach: Hiroki Fujita (second season)
1 Yosuke Hori F
2 Le’Bryan Nash SF
4 Masaya Karimata G
5 Kenya Tomori G
8 Shinya Murakami PG
9 Atsushi Nogami F
20 Joseph Taylor PF/C
21 Shota Kanno F
28 Yusuke Masuda G
41 Iriya Wajima PG/SG
44 Stephan Van Treese C

GUNMA CRANE THUNDERS
Coach: Hirokazu Nema (first season)
0 Masashi Obuchi G
1 Thomas Kennedy F
4 Patrick Sullivan F/C
10 Masanobu Ito F
11 Takamichi Fujiwara PG
13 Yosuke Sugawara G
23 Kosuke Taneichi F
27 Daiki Kobayashi G
36 Yuya Takagi SG
42 Michael St. John F/C
51 Hirotaka Kondo G

IWATE BIG BULLS
Coach: Geoffrey Katsuhisa (first season)
0 Tatsunori Fujie G
1 Isamu Omori G
2 Alandise Harris F
3 Kaito Ishikawa PG
5 Shinya Chiba F
12 Hayato Kantake F
23 Jasper Johnson F
31 Abdullahi Kuso C
33 Hirohisa Takada G
34 Shota Onodera SG
68 Koji Nagata G

NIIGATA ALBIREX BB
Coach: Kazuo Nakamura (first season)
5 Yuki Sato G/F
7 Hiroaki Takei F
10 Faye Pape Mour C
13 Shuhei Komatsu SG
16 Ryotaro Nonma PG
18 Ryota Kato PG
23 Kimitake Sato SG
25 Shoji Nakanishi F
32 Yuichi Ikeda SF
33 Chris Oliver F
42 Ryan Reid PF
Former player: 6 Charles Hinkle G

SAITAMA BRONCOS
Coach: Ryutaro Onodera (first season)
2 Yuta Kurihara G
3 Mitsuhiro Kamezaki G
10 Akihito Inoue F
12 Masaki Odo PG
15 Seth Tarver SF
22 Evan Harris PF/C
23 Yuki Sasaki F
33 Takafumi Arashiro PG
37 Paul Butorac PF/C
39 Kandai Nakamura G
44 Masaomi Toi G/F
66 Yuya Shoji SG
Former players: 0 Du’Vaughn Maxwell F

SENDAI 89ERS
Coach: Shuto Kawachi (third season)
1 Dallin Bachynski C
4 Takehiko Shimura PG
5 Ryo Tanaka SG
6 Manato Kikuchi F
9 Yohei Sakai PG
12 Daisuke Takaoka F
14 Fumiya Sato PG
31 Ryunosuke Yanagawa F
41 Wendell White F
54 Jamal Boykin F/C
91 Masaharu Kataoka G/F

SHINSHU BRAVE WARRIORS
Coach: Koju Munakata (first season)
0 Fumiaki Hanno G
1 Yasuhiko Wada G
2 Yoshitomo Shiina F
6 Takato Saito PG
11 Yosuke Saito SG
15 Mike Bell F
22 Takahiro Ueda G
24 Dai Suzuki G
26 Sho Uesugi F
30 Jaye Crockett F
45 Junki Kano F
50 Marcus Cousin C

TOKYO CINQ REVES
Coach: Hirosumi Tomatsu (first season)
0 Ryan Sypkens G
2 Kosuke Asahi F
3 Kodai Takahashi G
6 Takashi Sano F
7 Fumiya Kitamori G
9 Sei Koshiba F
1 El Hadji Ndieguene C
27 Chihiro Sawagashira PG
32 John Florveus F/C
34 Mikiya Fukuda F
39 Yuji Funayama F
81 Yusuke Shimoda SF
92 Tomoyuki Shinzato G

TOYAMA GROUSES
Coach: Bob Nash (fourth season)
1 Duke Crews F
3 Takanori Goya G
6 Daichi Tanaka G/F
9 Takeshi Mito G
12 Kensuke Tanaka G
22 Rintaro Takeda G
30 Ryo Yamazaki SG
31 Masashi Joho SG
33 Drew Viney F
34 Sam Willard C/F
54 Samuel Sawaji Jr. F

YOKOHAMA B-CORSAIRS
Coach: Taketo Aoki (first season)
2 Cory Johnson F
3 Masayuki Kabaya G
4 Emanuel Willis F/C
7 Ryuichi Horikawa SF
12 Atsushi Inagaki PG
13 Kenji Yamada G
15 Kenta Hyodo G
21 Jordan Henriquez-Roberts C
32 Yosuke Maeda F
33 Kiichi Kikuyama G
37 Seiji Kono G

WESTERN CONFERENCE
BAMBITIOUS NARA
Coach: Kohei Eto (first season)
0 Jumpei Honda F
1 Tatsuya Suzuki PG
4 Julius Ashby PF/C
6 Charles Hinkle G
9 Junya Masumoto G
10 Takuro Ito G
15 Daiki Terashita F
16 Taishi Kasahara G
19 Takeru Tsujiya SG
23 Josh Ritchart PF
Former players: 98 Wesley Witherspoon G/F

HAMAMATSU HIGASHIMIKAWA PHOENIX
Coach: Tomoya Higashino (fourth season; took over near end of 2012-13 campaign)
1 Shinnosuke Oishi G
2 Reggie Warren PF
3 Masahiro Oguchi G
7 Hiroki Furuhashi G
8 Atsuya Ota C
9 Toshifumi Kawamitsu SF
11 Shingo Okada SG
19 Hiroshi Inoue PG
24 Addison Spruill G
47 Tasuku Namizato G
73 Shuto Tawatari G

HIROSHIMA LIGHTNING
Coach: Joe Navarro (first season)
0 Ayumu Osawa PG
1 Shuji Takei SG
3 Andre Murray SG
8 Keishiro Tsutsumi PG
11 Tetsuya Maemura G
14 Daichi Tomioka G
15 Daisuke Tamura SG
24 Kensei Jikuri PG
30 Gijo Bain C
44 Adam Herman F
47 Takeshi Nomoto G
73 Satoshi Hisayama G/F

KANAZAWA SAMURAIZ
Coach: Yukinori Suzuki (first season)
1 Shohei Goto G
4 Shota Masubayashi F
5 Gyno Pomare F
8 Masato Tsukino G
9 Yusuke Takamatsu PG
12 Andrew Fitzgerald PF/C
15 Marshall Brown F
21 Yutaka Suzuki SG
23 Yusuke Kodera SG
33 Tsubasa Yonamine G
38 Yuji Ide G
88 Katsuhiro Minami G

KYOTO HANNARYZ
Coach: Honoo Hamaguchi (fifth season)
0 Kyosuke Setoyama G
7 Takuya Komoda F
8 Sunao Murakami G
12 David Palmer F
15 Larry Owens F
17 Hikaru Kusaka G
19 Rintaro Tokunaga G
25 Takuya Sato PF
33 Shingo Utsumi G
34 Koki Yabuuchi G
42 Kevin Kotzur F

OITA EHIME HEADEVILS
Coach: Tomoyuki Umeda (first season)
0 Takayuki Yonekura G
1 Yuki Takakura G
7 Yasuo Iijima F
8 Patrick Simon PF
9 Masahiro Okamoto G
11 Chehales Tapscott SF/PF
12 Takato Hara G
13 Yoshihiko Toshino F
15 Ryota Amaki G
25 Koki Wada F
33 Tatsuhiko Toshino F
44 Travis Derochowski C
93 Kosei Ban G

OSAKA EVESSA
Coach: Dai Oketani (first season)
0 Yutaro Nishi PG
1 Shota Konno SG
3 Haruyuki Ishibashi G
5 Olu Ashaolu PF
7 Narito Namizato G
9 Shun Watanuki G
13 Markhuri Sanders-Frison C/F
18 Takuya Soma SG/F
21 Lawrence Blackledge F
24 Ryo Kubota F/C
29 Naoki Hashimoto PG

RIZING FUKUOKA
Coach: Tomohiro Moriyama (first season)
1 Taishiro Shimizu G
7 Minoru Kimura G
8 Bingo Merriex PF/C
9 Jun Nakanishi G
11 Cohey Aoki G
12 Donnavan Kirk PF/C
13 Yoshimasa Ohara G
15 Azuma Koga PG
22 Josh Peppers F
24 Satoshi Ishitani PG
27 Josei Maniwa F
31 Keisuke Takabatake G

RYUKYU GOLDEN KINGS
Coach: Tsutomu Isa (third season)
2 Draelon Burns F
5 Anthony McHenry F
6 Shigeyuki Kinjo G
8 Hiromasa Omiya F
9 Naoto Kosuge G
13 Shota Tsuyama G
14 Ryuichi Kishimoto G
30 Evan Ravenel F/C
31 Shuhei Kitagawa F
32 Morihisa Yamauchi G
40 Shinji Arashiro F

SHIGA LAKESTARS
Coach: Koto Toyama (second season)
1 Yu Okada SG
4 Jeff Parmer F
7 Yusuke Inoue F
8 Kejuan Johnson G
9 Shuto Mizoguchi SG
10 Kazuya “J.” Hatano F
13 Ryota Kobayashi PG
21 Masahiro Kano G
23 Yutaka Yokoe PG
30 Yuki Suzuki SG
32 Julian Mavunga PF

SHIMANE SUSANOO MAGIC
Coach: Michael Katsuhisa (first season)
00 Josh Davis F
2 Naoto Takushi PG
7 Manabu Umemiya SG
10 Scootie Randall F
21 Yasuhisa Hikino SG
32 Jun Abe G
45 Naoto Nakamura SG
50 Wayne Marshall C
55 Tatsuhiro Yokoo SG
88 Edward Yamamoto PG

TAKAMATSU FIVE ARROWS
Coach: Nobuyoshi Ito (first season)
1 Anthony Kent C
5 Dion Harris G
6 Nino Johnson PF/C
7 Rintaro Hayashi G
8 Daiki Horita G
11 Hiroyuki Kikuchi G/F
22 Masaaki Suzuki PG
24 Kazuki Yamashita SG
25 Tsubasa Yonezawa G
30 Gen Fukuhara F
33 Masamune Tate G
41 Shuichi Takada F

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One comment

  1. lee tao dana · October 9, 2015

    wow so many first year coaches

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