• The Japan Times


Kyoto Hannaryz power forward/center Michael Fey will be sidelined for five weeks due to a damaged ligament in his right knee, the bj-league team announced on Monday.

Fey sustained the injury during Saturday’s home game against the Toyama Grouses.

The former UCLA and NBA Development League big man is averaging 10.1 points and 7.0 rebounds in 19 games (10 starts).

Kyoto (10-10) will face the visiting Rizing Fukuoka (12-8) on Christmas weekend in a pivotal series for the second-year club as it jockeys for position in the Western Conference.

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