Hamamatsu Higashimikawa Phoenix joined the bj-league from the 2008-2009 season. They advanced to the Final 4 from the first season but missed the chance to go to the final. Under the charismatic direction Head Coach Nakamura they led the conference from the early stage of the 2009-2010 season. They got through the regular season with a 41-11 record which was a tie with the best winning average of the league. No teams could stop them during the playoffs, and they beat Tokyo Apache in the conference semi-final. They swept Niigata Albirex BB and Osaka Evessa in the Final 4 to become the league champion. The foreign players were outstanding during the regular season, but the Japanese players played remarkably well in the Final 4. Oguchi was selected MVP for setting the new 3P record of the bj-League with 10 three-points in the game against Niigata.
|Name||No.||Date of Birth||Position||Height(cm)||Weight(kg)|
|Dzaflo Kwame LARKAI||12||Center/Forward||203||110|
|RAY T NIXON||4||Forward||203||100|
|JUSTIN BENEDICT BOWEN||18||Forward||200||85|
|WAYNE ALEXANDER ARNOLD||34||Guard||193||86|