Japanese players show streetball flair

Jul 14, 2013

Japanese players show streetball flair

by Jason Coskrey

Masayuki Kabaya wanted Hideki Mitsui to shoot the rock. Actually, he was daring him to shoot it. Kabaya had just drained a 3-pointer in their one-on-one basketball semifinal match at the Red Bull King of the Rock Japan tournament Saturday afternoon, and instead of ...

Captain Kabaya picks up MVP award

May 20, 2013

Captain Kabaya picks up MVP award

by Ed Odeven

Masayuki Kabaya, the Yokohama B-Corsairs captain, knocked down five 3-pointers — all five attempts — in a mesmerizing 35-point performance that had fans from both teams dropping their jaws in astonishment. Kabaya was named the playoff MVP after helping Yokohama capture its first championship, ...