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YUDAI BABA

Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 14, 2022
Yudai Baba tops scoring as Japan blows out Iran to sweep series
Head coach Tom Hovasse's team outscored the visitors 25-14 in the second quarter and remained in control for the rest of the contest.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 14, 2022
Yudai Baba and Yutaro Suda lead Japan to narrow win over Iran
Playing without NBA forwards Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe, Tom Hovasse's new-look Japan side avenged a loss to Iran in the group stage of the FIBA Asia Cup in Indonesia last month.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jul 19, 2021
Rui Hachimura's arrival gives a boost to Japan's Olympic basketball dream
The player, who will serve as a co-flag bearer for Japan at the opening ceremony at the National Stadium on Friday, has his sights set on medal success.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Aug 8, 2020
JBA reveals provisional rosters for national teams
The Japan Basketball Association revealed the provisional squads for the men's and women's national teams and also the male and female 3x3 squads.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 20, 2020
Yudai Baba excited about new challenge with NBL's Melbourne United
Yudai Baba's ultimate goal is to earn a spot on an NBA team in the future.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 19, 2020
Yudai Baba signs with NBL's Melbourne United
The Akatsuki Five star's next destination will be Australia following a season with the Texas Legends in the NBA G League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
May 26, 2020
Yudai Baba develops positive mentality, improved 3-point shooting in maiden G League season
The former Alvark Tokyo star showed considerable improvement for the Texas Hustle before the NBA's development league was canceled due to the coronavirus.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 10, 2020
Former Alvark guard Yudai Baba given special B. League award; Satoru Maeta named top rookie
The Texas Legends player was recognized for his efforts toward becoming the first B. League player to reach the NBA.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 14, 2020
Texas Legends assistant coach Takuma Ito gaining valuable experience in G League
Texas Legends assistant coach Takuma Ito has grown more comfortable in his role as part of the team's supporting cast this season, his second with the NBA G League club.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 29, 2020
Legends' Yudai Baba makes solid contributions in victory over Skyforce
Texas Legends bench boss George Galanopoulos, in his first season at the helm, got the type of performance from his team on Friday night that any head coach would be happy with.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Feb 16, 2020
Rui Hachimura, Yuta Watanabe and Yudai Baba reunite during All-Star Weekend
Washington Wizards rookie Rui Hachimura met up with basketball-playing compatriots Yuta Watanabe and Yudai Baba as part of NBA All-Star Weekend festivities on Friday in Chicago.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 20, 2020
Yudai Baba shines for Legends in rout
Yudai Baba had his best all-around game in the NBA G League on Saturday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 19, 2019
Texas Legends' Yudai Baba to compete in NBA G League Winter Showcase for first time
Texas Legends swingman Yudai Baba is playing in this week's NBA G League Winter Showcase for the first time.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Dec 19, 2019
Alvark's Takeki Shonaka playing key role as a backup
When opportunity knocks, Takeki Shonaka is ready to answer the call.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 19, 2019
Yuta Watanabe helps Memphis Hustle improve to 5-0
The Memphis Hustle have opened their NBA G League season with five straight victories.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 9, 2019
Hustle top Legends as Yuta Watanabe and Yudai Baba make NBA G League season debuts
Second-year pro Yuta Watanabe delivered an energizing performance on Friday to help the Memphis Hustle open their NBA G League season with a 105-95 victory over the visiting Texas Legends.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 12, 2019
Yudai Baba to play for Mavericks' NBA G League affiliate this season, GM Donnie Nelson says
Shooting guard Yudai Baba, who signed an "Exhibit 10" contract with the Dallas Mavericks last month, will play this season for the Mavericks' NBA G League affiliate, the Texas Legends, general manager Donnie Nelson revealed Friday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Sep 20, 2019
Mavericks sign free agent Yudai Baba to contract
As expected, the Dallas Mavericks finalized a contract with Yudai Baba on Thursday, signing the 23-year-old free agent to a contract in the run-up to the team's 2019-20 preseason training camp.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Sep 17, 2019
Mavericks invite Alvark's Yudai Baba to fall tryout
Yudai Baba has stressed that he wants to be an NBA player, participating in a mini-camp and playing in July's Summer League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Sep 11, 2019
Japan's shortcomings laid bare at FIBA World Cup
High hopes turned into devastation — and misery.

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