‘Shaky Japan’ NBA leaguer Rui Hachimura’s disloyalty infuriates Hobas coach

‘NBA legend’ Rui Hachimura (26, LA Lakers) is likely to miss the Korea-Japan game.

The South Korean men’s basketball team, coached by Ahn Jun-ho, will face the Japanese national team in a pair of friendlies at Ariake Arena in Tokyo, Japan, on Feb. 5 and 7. Japan’s basketball team will be traveling to Paris to compete in the Olympic Games in front of their home fans.

The biggest question mark is whether Los Angeles Lakers star Rui Hachimura will play against South Korea. All eyes will be on Hachimura, who is returning to the national team after a three-year absence. 파워볼실시간 The expectations are high for Hachimura to perform well in order for Japan to do well in Paris.

The team is sponsored by some of Japan’s biggest companies, including Jordan Brand, Japan Airlines, and SoftBank. These companies are also hoping that Hachimura’s big performance will help the team gain publicity for the Paris Olympics.

However, there is some speculation that Hachimura’s lack of training because he is an NBA player has led to a falling out with Hobas.

The Japan Basketball Association organized a sponsored event on March 3. It was a meeting of 300 invited fans and players. However, Hachimura didn’t show up, citing poor physical condition.

“Besides Watanabe (injured), Hachimura will not play in the Japan-Korea game,” an angry Hobas said during the press conference. The Japan Basketball Association was not pleased with the coach’s sudden remarks. Hobas later clarified that he was “not sure” whether Hachimura would play or not.

The game will be televised live in Japan. It was reportedly sold out with the guarantee that NBA players Watanabe and Hachimura would play. But with the threat of both players missing, sponsors are shaking their heads.

If South Korea can sink Japan Basketball in Tokyo, the heart of Japan, they’ll have properly peppered their Olympic hopes. Will Hachimura play against Korea?

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