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] The new home, Okinawa Arena is under construction.

Ryukyu Golden Kings
Ryukyu Golden Kings logo
LeaguesB.League
Founded2007; 12 years ago (2007)
ArenaOkinawa City Gymnasium
Capacity2,123
LocationOkinawa, Okinawa
Team colorsGold, White
         
Main sponsorZenhoren
PresidentTatsuro Kimura
Head coachNorio Sassa
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
Third

HonoursEdit

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

PlayersEdit

Ryukyu Golden Kings roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name
PG 0   Takumi Ishizaki
SF 2   Mao Fukuda
PG 3   Narito Namizato
PF 4   De'Mon Brooks
PG 9   Tomonobu Hasegawa
PG 14   Ryuichi Kishimoto
SG 21   Hayato Kantake
SF 24   Naoki Tashiro (C)
F 32   Yuki Mitsuhara
SG 34   Shota Onodera
PF 40   Josh Scott
PF/C 45   Jack Cooley
Head coach

Norio Sassa

Assistant coach(es)

Hiroki Fujita
Takahiro Morishige
Ken Hamanaka


Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: 2019

CoachesEdit

SeasonsEdit

B.League[2]Edit

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

Notable playersEdit

ArenasEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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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