Yudai Baba, a men's basketball player who represented Japan at the Tokyo Olympics, has signed a contract with the NBA = American professional basketball lower league team.

This was announced by the team on the 22nd.

Baba is characterized by dynamic play that makes use of speed and high physical ability.

At the Tokyo Olympics, he started in all three games as a representative of Japan, and scored 18 goals, the most in the team against Argentina in the final round of the qualifying league.

He went to the United States from Alvark Tokyo in the B League to play in the NBA, and played in the Texas Legends in the lower league and the G League.

Last year, he moved to Melbourne United, a professional league team in Australia, where he helped win the team.

Baba commented on his SNS that he had signed a contract with Legends for the first time in two years, "I will do my best to reach my dream day by day."