Ryukyu Golden Kings

Prefecture Okinawa
Stadium/Arena Okinawa Arena 

The Ryukyu Golden Kings are a team in the B1 of the B-League (Japan Professional Basketball League).

As of 2021, they have never won a B League title.
In the BJ League, which they belonged to before the B League started, they have won the championship four times (2008-2009, 2011-2012, 2013-2014, 2015-2016).

The Ryukyu Golden Kings' average attendance per game for the 2018-2019 season is 3,278, which ranks fifth in the league (18 teams).

Team Information

Team: Ryukyu Golden Kings
Location: Okinawa
Team Name Origin:
Okinawa used to be a country called the Ryukyu Kingdom. The king is the head of the country. The name of the team expresses our wish to be like a king in the league.
Arena: Okinawa City Gymnasium
Year founded: 2007
Titles: None
Retired numbers: 50 Jeff Newton
Mascot: GORDY
NBA Players: Jack Cooley (Sacramento Kings)

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