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B.League: Parks, Nagoya DD outlast Shibuya in OT

Bobby Ray Parks and Nagoya bounced back from a loss to Thirdy Ravena and San-En last Wednesday, beating Shibuya in overtime, 88-86, in the 2022-23 B.League season, Friday at Dolphins Arena.

Down 85-83 with 28 seconds left, Takumi Saito cleaned up a Coty Clarke miss, knocking down a booming trey to put the Diamond Dolphins up.

Though Yo Nishino was able to tie the game after a split on the stripe seconds later, Clarke knocked down a tough fadeaway with 1.5 seconds remaining.

Off a timeout, the Sunrockers went to Ryan Kelly, who missed a fader.

Clarke led Nagoya with 24 points, four rebounds, and two blocks while Parks got 14 points on three treys.

Scott Eatherton tallied 11 points and 12 boards while Saito chipped in 11 points on three treys as Nagoya went up to 18-7, fourth in the west.

James McAdoo led the way for Shibuya with 20 points and seven rebounds while Kevin Jones tallied 19 points and seven rebounds. Kelly also produced 17 points and seven rebounds.

Also racking up a win were Matthew Wright and Kyoto as they stunned Kawasaki, 87-83.

Wright got 14 points and six assists to rise to 10-14 in the standings.

Yoshiaki Kubota led the Hannaryz with 19 points and eight assists while Cheick Diallo added 18 markers and 18 boards. Jarrod Uthoff tallied 16 points and nine rebounds as well.

The Brave Thunders, who fell to 15-10, were led by the 26 points of Michael Young Jr. Nick Fazekas added 23 points and 11 rebounds.

Over at Adastria Mito Arena, Kiefer Ravena and Shiga suffered their eight straight loss, bowing to Ibaraki 83-90.

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Ravena was limited to just nine points on 3-of-9 shooting with five assists against three turnovers as the Lakes fell to 4-21 in the standings.

Chehales Tapscott led six Robots in double-figures with 16 points and seven rebounds.

Kohei Nakamura added 15 points while Atsunobu Hirao and Kohei Fukuzawa scored 13 points apiece. Eric Jacobsen and Hayato Yamaguchi got 12 points each as well.

Former Blackwater import Cameron Krutwig got three points and 13 minutes for Ibaraki, who went up to 8-17.

Jordan Hamilton carried the fight for Shiga with 28 points and 12 rebounds in 36 minutes while Kelvin Martin got 22 points and 12 rebounds.

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