• The Japan Times


Michael Parker scored 32 points, including 13-for-14 from 2-point range, Akitomo Takeno added a season-high 21 and nine assists and Thiago Cordeiro had 21 points and nine rebounds in the Rizing Fukuoka’s 98-81 home win over the Kyoto Hannaryz on Thursday night in the bj-league.

Fukuoka improved to 6-3.

For Kyoto (3-6), Reggie Warren scored 21 points and Taizo Kawabe added 17.

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Staff writer Ed Odeven’s latest bj-league notebook is featured on The Japan Times’ website.

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