Zodiac
Two months ago

Japan def NZ Tall Blacks 99-89 in WC warm up game

CHIBA, Japan (AP) First-round NBA draft pick Rui Hachimura scored 35 points to lead Japan to a 99-89 win over New Zealand in World Cup warm-up game at Port Chiba Arena.

Hachimura became the first player from Japan to be chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding Washington Wizards in June.

The former Gonzaga University star played in the NBA's Summer League for the Wizards but now will take up national duties for Japan at the World Cup and for other warm-up games, including New Zealand again on Wednesday.


https://nba.nbcsports.com/2019/08/13/wizards-rui-hachimura-scores-35-points-in-japans-win/

Tai Webster led the Tall Blacks with 18.

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AngusH  
Two months ago

Hachimura is legit. It's great having a player of that category in our FIBA region.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Stats anywhere ???

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Perthworld  
Two months ago

Was Nick Kay shooting for NZ...

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

When will an NBL team sign Ethan Rusbatch? The guy is automatic from 3.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago


I don't know what you guys are talking about but nz won the game.


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The #TallBlacks leave Japan on a high, a win over Japan 104 to 87. A big thank you to Japan - a pleasure to play here with so much respect shown for the game through the hospitality & fans.
Special thanks to the city of Atsugi for hosting us.

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Anonymous  
Two months ago

Nz won game 2, not game 1.

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