Chairman of Japan’s new basketball pro-league visits
Masaaki Okawa, the chairman of the Japanese men’s professional basketball B-league that combines the current competing TK-bj and JBL leagues and is scheduled to start this fall visited the Ryukyu Golden Kings’ home base Okinawa City on Mar. 5th.
On the same day, Okawa watched the King’s game against the Takamatsu Five Arrows at Okinawa City Gymnasium, and exchanged opinions with the Okinawa City mayor Sachio Kuwae regarding the plan to construct a new home base arena for the Kings in the Koza Athletic Park.
Okawa has been traveling across the country promoting the new league, and Okinawa is the 29th place for him to visit. The Kings have already secured a slot to join in the first division of the new league when it starts.