Rui Machida of the Basketball American Women's Professional League WNBA participated in the game for the first time on the 10th, marking 9 goals and 4 assists, contributing to the team's victory.

29-year-old Machida, who contributed to winning the silver medal as the commander of the Japanese national team at the Tokyo Olympics last year, signed a contract with WNBA's Washington Mystics, the world's top basketball player this season, and the opening game on the 6th of this month. He made his WNBA debut as the fourth Japanese player to participate in the Olympic Games.

Machida started for the first time in her third WNBA match against Las Vegas Ace in her hometown of Washington on the 10th, and she played 29 minutes and 4 seconds to score 9 goals and 4 assists. Marked.

In the match, Mystics won 89-76, and Machida contributed to the team's third straight win.