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Japan competed resiliently against world No. 5 Argentina but fell 108-93 in a warm-up contest for the FIBA World Cup at Saitama Super Arena on Thursday night.

Japan will play Germany and Tunisia in additional warm-up games at the same arena as part of a test event for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics on Saturday and Sunday, respectively. The Akatsuki Five will then face Tunisia one more time in a practice game on Tuesday.

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