David Palmer scored a team-high 19 points and Gyno Pomare poured in 14 as the Kyoto Hannaryz topped the visiting Takamatsu Five Arrows 80-69 on Saturday.

Coach Honoo Hamaguchi’s club is among the league’s hottest teams right now, the Hannaryz (5-8) winning their fifth straight game and doing so with strong free-throw shooting (16-for-20) and rebounding (41-33 edge on the boards).

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