Lee Dae-sung had a multi-faceted performance against Ryukyu.

The Seahorses Mikawa won 93-73 against the Ryukyu Golden Kings in the B.League 2023-2024 season on Feb. 2 at Wing Arena Kariya in Kariya City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan.

The trio of foreign players, Davante Gardner (16 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists), Jake Layman (16 points, 10 rebounds, 4 assists) and Zach August (18 points, 6 rebounds), played well. Mikawa, which improved to 8-7, remained in third place in the Central District.

Dae-Sung Lee was an all-around presence with 10 points, three assists, and three steals in 22:44 of action. He didn’t take a single three-pointer, but three of his four two-pointers cracked the rim. He took seven free throws, hitting four of them.

Lee, who started, earned an assist on a basket by Yoshitaki Kubota, and also contributed with a steal and defense on baskets by Ryuichi Kishimoto and Keita Imamura. In the second quarter, he assisted August and Rayman’s offense with a series of accurate passes.

In the second half, Lee went on a scoring spree. He scored back-to-back points on a breakaway. He then hit a mid-range shot and calmly sank two free throws after being fouled by his opponent. With the game tipping in Mikawa’s favor early on, he cheered on his teammates from the bench in the fourth quarter.

Meanwhile, Yang Jae-min (Sendai) recorded six points and one rebound in just 6:53 minutes of action against the SunRocers Shibuya. The Sendai 89ERS lost 82-95 and fell to 7-8 on the season.

Jang Kook-Kook (Nagasaki) did not play against the Kawasaki Brave Thunders. With the 77-80 loss, the Nagasaki Belka improved to 9-6.


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