Wizards coach lauds Rui Hachimura after win over Boston

Basketball / NBA Feb 16, 2021

Wizards coach lauds Rui Hachimura after win over Boston

Washington Wizards head coach Scott Brooks praised Rui Hachimura for "one of his best games of the year" Sunday after the second-year forward contributed 15 points and solid defense in a 104-91 win over the Boston Celtics. The Wizards outworked last year's Eastern Conference finalists ...

Wizards returning with Rui Hachimura still out due to virus

NBA Jan 24, 2021

Wizards returning with Rui Hachimura still out due to virus

Rui Hachimura and five other players will remain sidelined due to coronavirus safety protocols when the Washington Wizards resume their season following a six-game postponement, the team said Saturday. The Wizards are scheduled to play their first NBA game since Jan. 11 against the San ...

Wizards postpone another game due to coronavirus

Basketball / NBA Jan 21, 2021

Wizards postpone another game due to coronavirus

The Washington Wizards on Wednesday announced the postponement of their upcoming game against the Milwaukee Bucks because of a coronavirus outbreak that has sidelined several players, including forward Rui Hachimura. The clash, scheduled for Friday in Milwaukee, will be the sixth game the Wizards have ...

Rui Hachimura scores 17 as Wizards lose to Heat

NBA Jan 10, 2021

Rui Hachimura scores 17 as Wizards lose to Heat

Rui Hachimura matched his season high with 17 points Saturday, but he could not stop the Washington Wizards' 128-124 defeat to the Miami Heat following the last-minute withdrawal of star shooting guard Bradley Beal due to the NBA's coronavirus safety protocols. In the absence of ...

Basketball's Winter Cup to be held in December

Basketball Oct 19, 2020

Basketball's Winter Cup to be held in December

by Kaz Nagatsuka

The Japan Basketball Association announced Monday that it would host the annual All-Japan High School Tournament in December. The event, which started in 1971 and is widely known as the Winter Cup, is considered the high school basketball equivalent of baseball’s Koshien tournament. A total of ...