All posts tagged "FIBA Asia Cup"
Japan's Rally Falls Short Against Australia in FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals
The Akatsuki Five, playing without injured forward Yuta Watanabe, showcased their long-range shooting skills throughout the game.
Japan Routs Philippines, Secures a Spot in FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals
A 14-2 run in the first quarter set the tone for Japan, which finished with five double-digit scorers.
Iran Outplays Japan to Secure Spot in FIBA Asia Cup Quarterfinals
The Akatsuki Five still have a shot at reaching the final eight, with a qualifying contest on Tuesday set to determine...
Features/ 11 months ago
[JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Japan Men Enjoy Strong Start at FIBA Asia Cup
The Akatsuki Five made 27 3-pointers in a 61-point win over Syria, improving to 2-0 in the tournament.
Japan Cruises Past Kazakhstan in Teams’ FIBA Asia Cup Opener
The Akatsuki Five outscored their Group C opponent 55-20 in the second half, turning a close game into a rout.
[ODDS and EVENS] Yuta Watanabe’s Return Provides a Boost for Japan at Asia Cup
The NBA veteran adds leadership and valuable experience to the Akatsuki Five for July’s 16-nation tournament, according to Japan coach Tom...