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: Ryukyu Golden Kings
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
Retired numbers: 50 Jeff Newton
NBA Players: Jack Cooley (Sacramento Kings)