Toyota Alvark crowned 2011/2012 Champions in the country. The team overcame the Winner of the Regular Season, Aishin in the Final series 3-1. Game 4 became decisive in the series as Toyota Alvark grabbed 83:64 win.
Toyota Alvark led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They dominated down low during the game scoring 56 of its points in the paint compared to Aishin Sea Horses’ 24. They outrebounded Aishin Sea Horses 36-21 including 23 on the defensive glass. American forward Philip Ricci (202-F-80, college: Oregon St.) fired 20 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Shonaka posted 10 and Kumagai added 9. The other American import forward Jeff Gibbs (188-F-80, college: Otterbein) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. The former international point guard Shinsuke Kashiwagi (183-PG-81) produced 19 points for lost side. Shogo Asayama (192-F-81) added 15 and Anthony Richardson (201-F-83, agency: TSS Management, college: Florida St.) delivered 9.