This week in Japan, a new pro basketball league is getting underway, and last night's game between Alvark Tokyo and the Ryukyu Golden Kings was played on an LED court. It's nuts. [GIF via Kyodo News]
The court for the inaugural B. League game at Yoyogi National Gymnasium is covered with LED light panels. A few years back, Nike created an LED court in China, but according to Kyodo News, the B. League says this is the first of its kind to be used in professional league play.
This is not projection, but actual screens. It makes everything look kind of like, well, a video game.
— 井手康博（ニューワールド） (@yasuide) September 22, 2016
— ケー (@hp82gg95sid) September 22, 2016
B.LEAGUE TIP OFF! https://t.co/0mYlMCnsfD
— Bulls Fan in Japan (@BullsFiJ) September 22, 2016
Just check out how three pointers are logged:
— 渋谷のラジオ (@shibuyanoradio) September 22, 2016
— france (@iamfrancoceasar) September 22, 2016
Here's the half-time show:
— Kento (@kentobento77) September 22, 2016
This is wild.
— しゅう (@baskeone1) September 22, 2016