Yuta Tabuse is past his physical prime. Perhaps he's lost a step or two since he played in the NBA.

But the 34-year-old can still bring a lot to the table, capitalizing on the experience and other intangibles he's accumulated as an iconic Japanese hoop star for nearly two decades.

And as much as he's remained the main attraction for his club team, Link Tochigi Brex, Tabuse is a can't-miss player for the Japan men's national team.