Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura growing with each game

Basketball / NBA Dec 7, 2019

Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura growing with each game

In what could best be described as a veteran move, Rui Hachimura tried to duck out of doing a postgame media session by pleading that he was worried about missing the Washington Wizards' team flight out of town. "I can't be late," he insisted, wearing ...

Wizards welcome Rui Hachimura

Basketball / NBA Jun 22, 2019

Wizards welcome Rui Hachimura

Washington Wizards fans can expect to see Rui Hachimura "play hard" every time he takes the floor, the NBA team's first-round draft pick said Friday. Fronting the media for his introductory press conference at Washington's Capital One Arena, the NBA's ninth overall pick said he ...

Rui Hachimura excites draft experts

Basketball / NBA Jun 8, 2019

Rui Hachimura excites draft experts

by Ed Odeven

Mark your calendars. June 20 is the day that officially puts Japan on the global basketball map like never before. The reason? The 2019 NBA Draft will forever change Rui Hachimura's life and, possibly, perceptions about Japanese basketball players. The dynamic former Gonzaga University forward appears to be ...