MANILA, Philippines – Bobby Ray Parks Jr. was limited to four points but Takumi Saito delivered a game-winning lay-up as they beat Nagoya Osaka 79-6 in the Japan B League at the Dolphins Arena on Wednesday.
Saito scored in the last five seconds and finished with 18 points and seven rebounds as the Diamond Dolphins improved to 26-12 to put themselves in the top eight.
Parks took two of his five shots and a rebound and a steal in the 22nd minute of the game, where Scott Etherton led Nagoya with 19 points and eight boards.
Kifer Ravenna, meanwhile, scored 16 points on four assists and a rebound but the Shiga Lexsters exploited their 16th consecutive defeat to the Hiroshima Dragonflies at Ukaruchan Arena 92-73.
Nover Gadson carried Shiga with 22 points, nine rebounds and three assists as Shiga fell 10-33.
Thirty and Sun-en Neophinix also committed suicide at the Okinawa Arena near Ryukyu Golden Kings, 92-69.
The younger Ravenna had seven points, three rebounds and three assists from the bench. Elias Harris dropped 31 points for Sun-En alone to reduce his sixth straight rate to 8-37.
Kobe Paras and Nigata Alberax BB have suffered their 10th consecutive defeats after a 7-6 loss to Yokohama B-Corsairs at the Hiratusuka General Gymnasium in Tokkei Security.
Pars was held to five points, a rebound and an assist as Nigata advanced to the bottom of the standings with a 5-39 record.
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