Ryukyu Golden Kings capture the Western Conference season title!

The Ryukyu Golden Kings captured the Western Conference’s regular-season title and the No. 1 seed for the playoffs on Saturday, clobbering the host Miyazaki Shining Suns 113-82. Ryukyu (33-16) holds a two-game lead over the second-place Osaka Evessa entering the final day of the regular season. (Via The Japan Times Online.)

Web: Ryukyu Golden Kings

I came across this website by accident while reading the latest Japanese baseball news from Japan Times and of course, it was the name of the team that caught my eye: Ryukyu Golden Kings (琉球ゴールデンキングス), a professional basketball team. I think their logo is rather cool too and will surely be picking up a t-shirt …