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2012 William Jones Cup: Japan snatch win over Jordan - Aug 21, 2012


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Takatoshi
Furukawa
Japan - Jordan 84:83

Japan clinched the second victory at William Jones Cup. They sneaked past Jordan for 2-2 record. Takatoshi Furukawa (190-G/F-87) delivered 23 points to lead the winners.
Japan posted a 16:13 lead after ten minutes of action. They unleashed 30 points in the second quarter to clear off. Japan established a 46:28 halftime advantage. Japan stayed in front throughout the third term. They entered the fourth frame up by 19 points 69:50. However Jordan almost came up with a miraculous comeback. They exploded with 33 points in the fourth frame and lost the game by a whisker. Kosuke Takeuchi (206-C/F-85) provided 18 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists for Japan. Makoto Hiejima (190-G-90) had 16 points for the winners. Wesam Al-Sous (183-PG-83) answered with 23 points for Jordan. Rasheim Wright (192-G-81, college: District of Col.) and Mahmoud Abdeen (189-PG-87) netted 12 points each in the loss.

Japan: Takatoshi Furukawa 23, Kosuke Takeuchi 18+10 boards, Makoto Hiejima 16
Jordan: Wesam Al-Sous 23, Rasheim Wright 12, Mahmoud Abdeen 12
  




Jimmy Baxter
Jimmy Baxter (ex Culiacan) signs at CD Valdivia - 1 month ago

Club Deportivo Valdivia (LIBSUR) landed experienced 36-year old Jordanian ex-international swingman Jimmy Baxter (196-96kg-80, college: S.Florida). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. Baxter played in the summer at Caballeros de Culiacan in Mexican CIBACOPA. He managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 17 CIBACOPA games he averaged impressive 17.5ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.1apg and 1.2spg. Baxter ended the last season at Toros in LPB where in 13...   [read more]

Alex Legion
Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria signs Alex Legion - 2 months ago

Berme Viola Basket Reggio Calabria (Serie A2) signed 28-year old Jordanian international guard Alex Legion (195-88, college: FIU). He is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Legion played last season at Arkadikos in Greek A1 league. In 11 games he had 9.3ppg, 2.2rpg and 1.5apg. He also played that season for Al Jaysh in D1 where in 8 games he recorded very impressive stats: 21.5ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.5apg and 1.5spg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Legion'...   [read more]

Yousef
Abu-Wazneh
Jordanian National Team 2016 - 4 months ago

190-G Al Riyadi
Yousef Abu-Wazneh 200-C-93 Al Wehdat
Ali Jamal Zaghab 205-C/F-88 Al Riyadi
Zaid Abbas 203-F-83&n...  
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