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Mikawa falls to Saga in a close game.

The Seahorses Mikawa lost 79-89 to the Saga Bulldogs in the B.League 2023-2024 season at Wing Arena Kariya in Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan, on Nov. 28.

The foreign trio of Zach August (27 points, 8 rebounds), DeVante Gardner (17 points, 6 rebounds, 5 assists), and Jake Layman (14 points, 4 rebounds, 3 assists) stood out, 카지노사이트킴 but Saga lost the battle of concentration in the fourth quarter.

With the loss, Mikawa falls to 34-24 on the season. They remain in second place in the Central District, a playoff spot, but are trailing the third-place Kawasaki Brave Thunder (32 points) and fourth-place SunRocers Shibuya (25 points). To clinch a playoff berth, the team needs to win its remaining two regular-season games.

Lee finished with three points, four rebounds, one assist, and one steal in 20 minutes and nine seconds of action. Despite shooting just 1-of-4 from the field, he made his presence felt on defense by hounding Saga’s short foreign player Reynaldo Garcia.

After focusing on defense in the first half, Lee Dae-sung hit a three-pointer in the second half to score the first points of the game. In the fourth quarter, he assisted on an assist and dunked to earn an assist. Mikawa, who finished the third quarter up 59-60, collapsed in the fourth quarter when they couldn’t stop Josh Harrelson and Chase Peeler. August led the offense, but it wasn’t enough.

Meanwhile, Yang Jae-min (Sendai) had two points, five rebounds, one assist, two steals, and one blocked shot in 26 minutes and 10 seconds against the Ibaraki Robots. He struggled with his shooting, missing all six of his free throws. With the 74-85 loss, the Sendai 89ERS fell to 26-32 on the season.

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