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KENICHI SAKO

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BASKETBALL
Mar 31, 2021
Kenichi Sako elected to FIBA Hall of Fame
The former national team player and current Akatsuki Five assistant coach will join 11 other basketball luminaries when their 2020 class is inducted on June 18.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 27, 2019
Pistons coach Dwane Casey says guard play will be key for Japan at FIBA World Cup
Historically, the Japan men's national basketball team has had limited opportunities to compete on the global stage.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Nov 30, 2017
Cumulative stats tell big part of story
There are 12 categories of traditional team statistics that the B. League religiously charts and distributes to the media.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 23, 2017
Prolific winner Sako, a JBL legend, joins national team coaching staff
The Japan Basketball Association announced on Friday that former star guard Kenichi Sako has been hired as an assistant coach for the men's national team.
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jun 23, 2017
Andrisevic named new Hiroshima Dragonflies coach
Jamie Andrisevic, who served as an assistant coach for the Kyoto Hannaryz last season, has been hired as the new bench boss of the Hiroshima Dragonflies, the B. League second-division squad announced Friday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 28, 2017
B-Corsairs beat Dragonflies to maintain first-division status
The Yokohama B-Corsairs successfully survived the humiliating prospect of demotion to the second division in the B. League's inaugural season with a 74-53 victory over the Hiroshima Dragonflies in the promotion/demotion game at Yoyogi National Gymnasium on Sunday afternoon.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 13, 2017
Japan hoop legend Kohama dead at 84
Mototaka Kohama, affectionately known as the "Godfather of Japanese basketball," died on Thursday. He was 84.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 20, 2014
'Mr. Basketball' back on court in new role
Putting his honorable nickname behind him, Kenichi Sako is beginning a new adventure, though it may not proceed as smoothly as it did when he was a player.

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