Japan men’s basketball team to miss quarterfinals after 77-97 loss to Argentina

Hugh Watanabe
Hugh Watanabe(@fiba)
Published: Aug. 1, 2021 at 12:48 PM HST
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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Japan men’s basketball team suffered a loss to Argentina on Saturday night in their last match of pool play.

With a final score of 77-97, Team Japan’s run in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games have come to an end.

Hawaii’s own Hugh Hogland represented Team Japan in his first Olympic games.

Hogland ― listed on the roster as Watanabe ― did not play in yesterday’s match.

Team Argentina moves on to the quarterfinals to take on Team Australia.

The men’s basketball quarterfinals kick off with Slovenia and Germany on August 2 at 3:00 p.m. HST.

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