SHANGHAI - Rui Hachimura believes his game has grown this summer. He knows his confidence has.It has been a hectic and nonexistent offseason for the soon-to-be Washington Wizards rookie - he was drafted No. 9 overall in June, played NBA summer ...
Sep 4, 2019
AUSTRALIA leaned on Matthew Dellavedova to beat Canada, 108-92, on Sunday in Group H action in the Fiba Basketball World Cup in Dongguan, China.Dellavedova finished with 24 points, hitting six three-pointers, most of which came in the fourth quarter ...
Sep 1, 2019
CHIBA, Japan - First-round NBA draft pick Rui Hachimura scored 35 points to lead Japan to a 99-89 win over New Zealand in World Cup warm-up game at Port Chiba Arena.Hachimura became the first player from Japan to be ...
Aug 13, 2019
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LAS VEGAS - Rui Hachimura scored 19 of his 25 points in the second half to help the Washington Wizards beat the Atlanta Hawks 76-74 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the NBA Summer League.Selected ninth overall last month, the former ...
Jul 12, 2019
NBA
JABARI Parker is set to become an unrestricted free agent as the Washington Wizards declined the team option on the former No. 2 pick, according to Yahoo Sports.The Wizards acquired Parker in a trade with the Chicago Bulls in February.It ...
Jun 23, 2019
NBA
TOKYO - Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the sport in Japan.Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in ...
Jun 22, 2019
NBA
WASHINGTON - Rui Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9 overall pick by the rebuilding Washington Wizards on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).The 6-foot-8, ...
Jun 21, 2019
NEW YORK - Rui Hachimura used to adore a manga and anime series called "Slam Dunk," which followed a high school basketball team's trials and tribulations and helped bring the sport into the Japanese consciousness.Though Hachimura was born in Toyama Prefecture ...
Jun 20, 2019
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SPOKANE, Washington - Gonzaga star forward Rui Hachimura has declared for the NBA draft.The junior said he will hire an agent as he pursues a professional career.The 6-foot-8 native of Japan led Gonzaga in scoring this season with 19. ...
Apr 16, 2019
GONZAGA is the first team in the Elite Eight.The Bulldogs beat Florida State 72-58, holding off the Seminoles and advancing to face either Michigan or Texas Tech in the regional final.Rui Hachimura scored 17 points, one of four Gonzaga ...
Mar 29, 2019
RUI Hachimura has been taking not just US college basketball by storm but Asian basketball as well.Playing for Gonzaga in the US NCAA, the 21-year-old Hachimura is now being considered as one of the top prospects in the NBA ...
Mar 21, 2019
STOCKTON, Calif. - A renewed focus on defense helped Gonzaga get back to the No. 1 ranking it held for three weeks earlier this season.Brandon Clarke, one of the anchors of that defense, is determined to keep the Bulldogs there this time. ...
Mar 1, 2019
LOS ANGELES - Third-ranked Gonzaga was trailing midway through the second half and the nation's highest-scoring team was being slowed.The Bulldogs came up with a late burst to extend their winning streak to 15 games.Gonzaga closed the ...
Feb 15, 2019
LAHAINA, Hawaii - Rui Hachimura arrived at Gonzaga as an intriguing prospect who spoke very limited English. He spent his first season in Spokane acclimating to the new language and culture while watching the Zags reach the national title game.Hachimura's ...
Nov 23, 2018
LAHAINA, Hawaii - Gonzaga found itself in the same position as Duke's first five opponents: appearing helpless as the Blue Devils and their rim-rattling freshmen ran past and flew over them.The Zags never panicked, never looked up in awe ...
Nov 22, 2018
JAPAN beat Iran, 70-56, on Monday to pick up its fourth win in the Fiba Basketball World Cup Asian qualifiers at the Ota City General Gymnasium in Tokyo.Rui Hachimura had 25 points, seven rebounds, two steals, and two blocks for ...
Sep 17, 2018
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