The sports teams in Toyama Prefecture include the following
Toyama Grouses (B-League)
Toyama Grouses are a member of the B1 of the B League (Japan Professional Basketball League).
As of 2021, they have never won a B-League title.
In the 2018-2019 season, they finished eighth overall and advanced to the playoffs (B.LEAGUE Championship) with a wild card given to the seventh and eighth place finishers.
However, they lost two straight games to Chiba in the first round and were eliminated.
Toyama Grouses' average attendance per game for the 2018-2019 season is 3,121, which ranks 9th in the league (18 teams).
Kataller Toyama (J League)
Kataller Toyama is a team in the J3 of the J-League.
City: Toyama City, Toyama
Team Name Origin:
It was named after Kataller, which means "to sing" in Italian, arranged in the Toyama dialect of "win(Katare).
Year of Joined the J League: 2009
Toyama Thunderbirds (BC League)
The Toyama Thunderbirds are a member of the Baseball Challenge League (BC League), an independent professional baseball league.
The highest professional baseball league in Japan is the NPB, and although it is a different league from the NPB, it is a league in which players are sometimes selected through the NPB draft and other means, and in which NPB players sometimes join.