Basketball Men Japan loses to Tunisia August 25, 19:27
The Japanese men's national basketball team played against Tunisia in a reinforced match for the World Cup starting this month and lost 76-78 after a close match.
Japan, which is ranked 48th in the world ranking, has been battling up for the World Cup, which will open in China on 31st of this month.
On the 25th, we faced Tunisia, the 51st place in the world in Saitama City. In Japan, Akira Yamura, an ace member of NBA = American professional basketball and Wizards, was off the bench for rest.
While Japan lacked Yachimura, the first half could not get the score, but he was losing points by attacking the height of Tunisia, leading to 5 points with 35 to 40.
In the second half, the lead was further expanded and the final fourth quarter was 14 points at a time, but after this, the opponent's score was sealed with aggressive defense, and on the attack side, Takeo Baba's three-point shot, etc. I took it up and brought it into close combat.
NBA, Grizzlies' Yuta Watanabe, who scored two free throws in the remaining 6 seconds, chased the same score of 76 to 76.
However, just before the end, Tunisian players decided to shoot from a difficult position, and Japan lost 76-78. Japan has fought 5 games this month, and now has 2 wins and 3 losses.