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Matt Beyer, EASL’s CEO, recalls working as a Chinese interpreter for the NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks and shares insights on the plans for his league’s inaugural season.
Motofumi Iguchi, the sports commentator, weighs in on the rapid growth of pro basketball in Japan in recent years, highlighting trends, trademarks and top issues in the league.
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Insights on Roki Sasaki’s rising fame, other young stars to keep an eye on, Yoshihisa Hirano’s brilliant career as a closer, and much more.
Listen in as power forward Luke Evans of the Fighting Eagles Nagoya, a B.League second-division club, reflects on his successful first season with the team.
In his first season in Nagoya, the Australian bench boss has put his stamp on the Diamond Dolphins and elevated expectations for the B. League club.
Easygoing, quirky and a hands-on skipper, Shinjo is a breath of fresh air in Nippon Professional Baseball, which often appears set in its ways, the veteran sports reporter points out.
The head coach, an American, is in his second season with the Robots, and working to establish a blueprint for success after the team’s promotion in 2021 to the B. League’s top division.
The head coach, an American, is in his second season with the Robots, and working to establish a blueprint for success after the team’s promotion in 2021 to the B. League’s top division. The post #6 Sports Talk ― Rich Glesmann Builds Foundation for Ibarak
Mao Saigo is one of Japan’s young, rising stars in women’s golf. Moreover, the start of the 2022 JLPGA Tour season has provided ample evidence that her overall performance last year was no fluke. There have been four completed tournaments thi
The 20-year-old won three of the first five tournaments to open the 2022 campaign. The post [JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Golfer Mao Saigo Off to a Great Start in the JLPGA Tour Season first appeared on JAPAN Forward. Related posts: [JAPAN SPORTS NOTEBOOK] Ir