B.League – Kai Sotto Impressed in Hiroshima win, Kiefer Ravena vs Shiga. MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto did a bit of little bit of every part within the Hiroshima Dragonflies’ 81-70 win towards Toyama within the Japan B.League at Toyama Prefecture on Saturday.
Sotto completed with solely 4 factors however made up for it together with his different stats, arising with 9 rebounds, six assists, two blocks and a steal.
B.League – Kai Sotto Impressed in Hiroshima win, Kiefer Ravena vs Shiga
Nonetheless, the previous Gilas cadet lamented the Dragonflies’ turnover woes, which prevented them from breaking away from the sport early on.
“We received however we didn’t actually play our greatest sport. We nonetheless backed it up and we received a number of assists too,” Sotto mentioned.
“We’ve got to do a greater job taking good care of the ball.”
Hiroshima had six extra turnovers than Toyama, 17-11, however the squad ended up with 29 assists total.
Kai Sotto on Hiroshima win over Toyama
Filipino import Kai Sotto talks about Hiroshima Dragonflies’ victory over Toyama the place he had 4 factors, 9 rebounds, six assists, two blocks and a steal. –HIROSHIMA DRAGONFLIES VIDEO
Posted by Inquirer Sports activities on Saturday, March 25, 2023
Over at Shiga Prefecture, Kiefer Ravena powered the Lakes to a 93-87 win towards Solar Rockers Shibuya.
Daequan Jones – Kiefer Ravena vs Shiga
Ravena completed with 13 factors constructed on three triples whereas additionally tallying six assists and two rebounds. Daequan Jones was the high-point man for Shiga with 23 to his identify.
His brother Thirdy, nonetheless, was not all that fortunate on Saturday as his San-En Neophoenix received blown out by Utsonomiya Brex, 80-68, behind Yo Seiji’s red-hot taking pictures evening.
The youthful Ravena had an awesome sport to the tune of 21 markers, 5 boards and two dimes however it was repulsed by Yo’s 19-point outburst constructed on an environment friendly 80 p.c subject purpose taking pictures clip for Utsunomiya.
Grant Gersette helped Brex’s trigger with 13 factors to down San-En.
Matthew Wright’s cold-shooting evening turned out to be pricey for Kyoto Hannaryz as they misplaced to Shimane Susanoo Magic, 87-75, at Tottori Prefecture.
Wright completed with a excessive output of 18 markers however he needed to shoot an abysmal 7-for-21 from the sector to get there, giving Shimane an opportunity to drag away.
Perry Buford’s Double-Double
Perry Buford’s double-double of 20 factors and 10 boards served because the successful issue for Susanoo Magic.
Following the pattern of getting a great sport in a shedding effort, Dwight Ramos’s efforts weren’t sufficient to provide Levanga Hokkaido the victory as they absorbed a 88-65 loss towards Tokyo Alvark.
Ramos completed with 12 to his identify, draining 4 of his 9 tries from the court docket whereas additionally nipping two rebounds and an help.
Justin Cobbs handed out a 30-piece outing to energy Tokyo towards Levanga and notch the victory.
Over at Okinawa Prefecture, the Ryukyu Golden Kings squeaked previous the Sendai 89ers, 75-73.
Carl Tamayo went scoreless in over three minutes of play for the Golden Kings.
In B2 motion, Nagasaki Velca routed the Kagawa 5 Arrows, 81-51, at Nagasaki Prefecture.
Jordan Heading solely scored eight factors within the victory however Matt Bonds picked up the slack on offense with 18 markers and eight rebounds.
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