Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Jun 6, 2017

Taiwan outplays Japan in East Asia semifinals

Japan flamed out in the East Asia Basketball Association Championship semifinals on Tuesday, falling 78-73 to Taiwan as turnovers and an anemic offensive performance left the hosts looking for somewhere to hide in Nagano.Taiwan’s Quincy Davis III proved too much for Japan’s frontline to ...

Japan storms past Iran in exhibition series opener

Feb 10, 2017

Japan storms past Iran in exhibition series opener

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The Japan men’s national team knocked down 12 3-pointers and forced 19 turnovers en route to an 85-74 victory over Iran in the opener of a two-game exhibition series on Friday night in Sapporo.Interim head coach Luka Pavicevic’s team shot 52.2 percent (12-for-23) from ...