Ryukyu Golden Kings

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Ryukyu Golden Kings
Ryukyu Golden Kings logo
LeaguesB.League
Founded2007; 15 years ago (2007)
ArenaOkinawa Arena
Capacity10,000
LocationOkinawa, Okinawa
Team colorsChampagne Gold, Steel Blue and Pearl Red
     
Main sponsorZenhoren
PresidentTatsuro Kimura
Head coachDai Oketani
Championships4 bj League
Conference titles6 bj League Western Conference
Retired numbers1 (50)
Websitegoldenkings.jp
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Third jersey
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Team colours
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Ryukyu Golden Kings (琉球ゴールデンキングス, Ryūkyū Gōruden Kingusu) is a Japanese professional basketball team based in Okinawa City, Okinawa. They compete in the B.League, the top-tier professional basketball league of Japan.[1]

Honours[edit]

Domestic[edit]

  • bj league champions: 4
    • 2009, 2012, 2014, 2016
  • Conference champions: 6
    • 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016

Continental[edit]

Players[edit]

Ryukyu Golden Kings roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
F/C 2 Japan Gary Hamilton
G 3 Japan Narito Namizato
G/F 4 Japan Koh Flippin
F 7 United States Allen Durham
F/C 9 Japan Hugh Watanabe
G 14 Japan Ryuichi Kishimoto
G/F 24 Japan Naoki Tashiro (C)
G/F 30 Japan Keita Imamura
F/C 32 Japan Yuki Mitsuhara
G 34 Japan Shota Onodera
C 45 United States Jack Cooley
G/F 88 Japan Hayato Maki
Head coach

Dai Oketani

Assistant coach(es)

Takahiro Morishige
Jō Kurino
Makoto Higashiyama


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Updated: June 15, 2022

Coaches[edit]

Seasons[edit]

B.League[2][edit]

Season Regular Season Record Result Playoff Record
2016-2017 29-31 Made Playoffs: Quarterfinals 0-2

Notable players[edit]

Convenience store in Okinawa

Arenas[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPBLの「1部~3部階層分け発表記者会見」について" [Regarding the JPBL's "Division 1-3 Assignment Press Conference"] (in Japanese). Nishinomiya Storks. 30 July 2015. Archived from the original on 4 March 2016. Retrieved 11 August 2015.
  2. ^ "順位表 - B.LEAGUE(Bリーグ)公式サイト". B.LEAGUE(Bリーグ)公式サイト (in Japanese). Retrieved 2017-09-22.

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