Sports | Feb 03

Double Digits for Hachimura

Rui Hachimura Scores Double Digits in Sixth Consecutive Game for Lakers

TOKYO, Feb 03 (News On Japan) - Rui Hachimura of the Los Angeles Lakers led his team to victory against the Boston Celtics. Rui scored 15 points, making it his sixth consecutive game to score in the double digits.

Hachimura, who came off the bench in the middle of the first quarter, made an immediate impact by sinking a three-pointer. Despite missing their stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis due to injuries, the Lakers finished the first half with a 14-point lead over the Celtics, the top team in the Eastern Conference.

In the fourth quarter, Hachimura made an impact contributing 10 points—more than any other player on his team for that quarter—including a dunk and two three-pointers.Hachimura not only scored 15 points, but also matched his season-high with 8 rebounds and added 4 assists.

The Lakers won the game with a score of 114 to 105, halting their losing streak at two games and bringing their season record to an even 25 wins and 25 losses.

Source: NHK


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