Ryukyu Golden Kings

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Ryukyu Golden Kings
Leagues B.League
Founded 2007
History 2007-present
Arena Okinawa City Gymnasium
Location Okinawa Prefecture
Team colors Gold, White
         
President Tatsuro Kimura
Head coach Tsutomu Isa
Championships 4 bj League
6 Western Conference
Website goldenkings.jp/
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

Ryukyu Golden Kings is a professional basketball team playing in the bj league, the top-tier professional basketball league of Japan. In July 2015 it was announced that the team will compete in the first division of the new Japan Professional Basketball League, which will commence from October 2016.[1]

Honours[edit]

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

Players[edit]

Current Roster[2][edit]

Number Player Position Height (m)
5 United States Anthony McHenry F 2.02
6 Japan Shigeyuki Kinjo G 1.83
7 United States Reyshawn Terry F 2.02
8 Japan Hiromasa Omiya F 1.97
10 Japan Kazuya Hatano F/C 1.92
13 Japan Shota Tsuyama G 1.80
14 Japan Ryuichi Kishimoto G 1.76
16 Japan Ryunosuke Watanabe G 1.87
24 Japan Naoki Tashiro F 1.88
31 Japan Shuhei Kitagawa F 1.85
32 Japan Morihisa Yamauchi G 1.73
34 United States Lamont Hamilton F/C 2.08
40 Japan Shinji Arashiro F 1.84

Coaches[edit]

Notable players[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. Retrieved 11 August 2015. 
  2. ^ "選手 - 琉球ゴールデンキングス". goldenkings.jp. Retrieved 2016-11-08. 

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