• The Japan Times


Taj Finger’s 30-point performance and 22- and 21-point games by Kohei Mitomo and Kimitake Sato, respectively, led the Oita HeatDevils to a 94-77 victory over the visiting Akita Northern Happinets on Wednesday.

Oita (12-14), which completed a two-game sweep against the bj-league expansion team, was 8-for-14 from beyond the 3-point arc, including Mitomo’s 4-for-4 effort.

Paul Butorac led Akita (8-16) with 21 points, while Dokun Akingbade scored 14 and pulled down 21 rebounds and Sek Henry added 14 points.

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