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Tuesday, May 8, 2007


Fukuoka team's nickname revealed

Staff writer

Toshimitsu Kawachi, the bj-league commissioner, announced Monday the Fukuoka expansion club will be known as the Rizing Fukuoka. The squad joins the league next fall along with the Okinawa-based Ryukyu Golden Kings, increasing the league's total to 10 teams.

On May 1, the Fukuoka Pro Basketball Club Co. was officially established. The team's official Web site, rizing-fukuoka.com, will be launched in June. The Fukuoka BB Boys was the team's originally announced nickname last November.

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