BOBBY Ray Parks kept the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins' win streak going, sweeping the Gunma Crane Thunders, 85-79, on Sunday in the 2022-23 Japan B.League season at Ota City Sports Park Citizen Gymnasium.
The Gilas Pilipinas guard scored nine points, on top of two rebounds and one assist to stretch Nagoya's streak to four and rise to a 14-4 card.
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Coty Clarke had 21 points, 10 boards, and six assists, while Takumi Saito had 14 points, eight dimes, and two rebounds, and Scott Eatherton had 13 points and three boards.
Justine Baltazar was the other Filipino to score a victory on Sunday as the Hiroshima Dragonflies routed Niigata Albirex BB by 40 points, 108-68, at Hiroshima Sun Plaza.
The former La Salle forward, though, only played three minutes and went scoreless but did secure one steal as Hiroshima swept this weekend series to rise to a 14-4 record.
Other Filipinos, though, had a tough luck on Sunday.
Thirdy Ravena's San-En NeoPhoenix bowed to Yokohama B-Corsairs anew, 80-67, at Yokohama International Pool to sink to their seventh straight loss.
His 17 points, six rebounds, three assists, and three steals were flushed down the drain as he committed six of the team's 12 turnovers as San-En fell to 8-10.
Matthew Wright's Kyoto Hannaryz also suffered the same fate, losing to Alvark Tokyo, 62-58, at Yoyogi National Stadium 1st Gymnasium for their third straight defeat.
He put up 12 points, four rebounds, and two steals, but missed all of his four three-point attempts as Kyoto slumped to a 7-11 slate.
Levanga Hokkaido's Dwight Ramos and Shiga Lakes' Kiefer Ravena remained on the sidelines as they continued to recover from their injuries.
Hokkaido lost to the Shinshu Brave Warriors, 77-65, at Matsumoto City Gymnasium to drop to 5-13 after back-to-back losses.
Shiga also got demolished by SeaHorses Mikawa, 87-48, at Shiga Daihatsu Arena to remain at the cellar at 4-14.