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Taishiro Shimizu owns a well-recognized name wherever he travels around the bj-league. After all, the popular guard has played in the upstart circuit since its inception in 2005.

After productive stints with the Saitama Broncos (2005-10) and his hometown Miyazaki Shining Suns (2010-12), one thing remains the same: When Shimizu starts hitting long-range shots with regularity, it’s best to keep feeding him the ball.

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