FIBA warns JBA about problems

Basketball Dec 21, 2013

FIBA warns JBA about problems

by Kaz Nagatsuka and Ed Odeven

FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann has advised the Japan Basketball Association to resolve issues that exist inside the nation's basketball circles or face greater problems in the future, according to Japanese media reports. Baumann asked JBA executives during a Tuesday meeting in Tokyo to work ...

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