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It was something everyone expected to happen, so there shouldn’t have been any surprise whatsoever. That, however, did nothing to lessen the gravity of the situation.

The Japan Basketball Association was informed on Wednesday that it’d been suspended by FIBA, the sport’s world governing body, for failing to meet its demands, which included a merger of the 13-team NBL and 22-team bj-league before the Oct. 31 deadline.

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