Lee Dae-sung and Yang Jae-min worked side by side to help their teams advance to the round of 32.
The Seahorses Mikawa won 90-67 against Aomori Watts in the Round of 64 of the 99th Emperor Cup 카지노사이트 at Shikacho General Gymnasium on Feb. 22.
Foreign players Jake Layman (17 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists) and Jack August (14 points, 9 rebounds) had standout performances, while South Korea’s Lee Dae-sung (10 points, 4 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals, 1 blocked shot) also made his presence felt.
Starting off the bench, Lee grabbed a defensive rebound and assisted on a Rayman three-pointer with a precise pass. He then got a steal near the bottom of the key and scored his first points on an uncontested fastbreak layup. He followed that up with another steal and a strong defensive effort.
Coming back into the game midway through the second quarter, Lee scored from mid-range and grabbed an offensive rebound with his aggressive play. Later in the quarter, he took a pass from Davante Gardner and converted a layup. He then added a basket and a steal to help Mikawa extend the lead. He rested on the bench in the fourth quarter.
Elsewhere, the Sendai 89ERS easily defeated Bambicius Nara 82-66. Yang finished with nine points, six rebounds, and one assist in 25:11 of action.
Entering the game for the first time midway through the first quarter, Yang grabbed a defensive rebound and assisted on Vladimir Gerun’s goal. He stepped onto the court in the second quarter and scored his first points with a layup. He followed that up with a three-pointer, showing his presence on both ends of the floor.
In the second half, Yang continued to play and tried to score more points, but the shot clock was not cooperating. He followed it up with a layup at the end of the third quarter. In the fourth quarter, he played aggressively, grabbing rebound after rebound, and scored a basket after an offensive rebound.
With side-by-side victories, Mikawa and Sendai will face off in the Round of 32. Naturally, the Korean derby between Lee Dae-sung and Yang Jae-min has been set. Their match will tip off at 3 p.m. on March 23. You can watch it live on the Japan Basketball Association’s (JBA) official YouTube channel.
Meanwhile, Nagasaki Belka’s Jang Kook-kook recorded six points, one assist and two steals in 13 minutes and 52 seconds against Beatine Mie, helping them to a 100-66 victory. Jang Moon-ho of the B3.League’s Kagawa Five Arrows grabbed one rebound in 11 minutes and one second against the Ibaraki Robots. Kagawa pulled off the upset with an 88-86 victory to advance to the Round of 32.
Park Se-jin, who recently joined the B3.League’s Kanazawa Samurai, made his debut against the Tokushima Kanbarrows, finishing with 13 points and four rebounds, including one three-pointer, in 12 minutes and 37 seconds. Although Kanazawa lost 73-98, Park earned a passing grade in his first game.