Preparation: Japan, led by Yuta Watanabe, handles France

Jul 18, 2021 81 - 75 Final
Game recap
Yuta Watanabe scored 18 points, Rui Hachimura had 19 points, as Japan defeated France, 81-75, on Jul 18, 2021. Rudy Gobert scored 11 points for France.
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Japan

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Rui Hachimura 29 7 2 1 0 19
Yuta Watanabe 30 9 2 2 1 18
Makoto Hiejima 19 1 2 1 0 15
Gavin Edwards 19 6 3 0 0 7
Daiki Tanaka 26 1 4 2 0 6
Yudai Baba 25 2 2 1 0 6
Yuki Togashi 14 1 1 0 0 5
Avi Schafer 17 0 0 1 0 3
Kosuke Kanamaru 6 0 0 0 0 2
Tenketsu Harimoto 16 0 1 0 1 0
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France

PLAYER MIN Reb Ast Stl Blk Pts
Evan Fournier 29 0 4 1 0 16
Rudy Gobert 26 8 3 0 2 11
Nicolas Batum 25 6 5 1 0 10
Guerschon Yabusele 22 7 3 0 0 9
Timothe Luwawu-Cabarrot 20 3 1 0 0 8
Thomas Heurtel 18 1 4 0 0 7
Nando De Colo 21 2 2 0 0 6
Moustapha Fall 13 2 0 1 1 5
Andrew Albicy 20 1 3 1 0 3
Isaia Cordinier 4 1 0 0 0 0
Vincent Poirier 2 3 0 0 0 0

Japan Vs France

Game notes

Yuta Watanabe

Yuta Watanabe

Yuta Watanabe scored 10 points or more for the 4th time in 4 Preparation games this season. He has done it 0 times on the road, and 4 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 25. He recorded it on a July 07, 2021 game against Hungary (79-58 win).

Rui Hachimura

Rui Hachimura

Rui Hachimura scored 19 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in Preparation). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in Preparation games.

Makoto Hiejima

Makoto Hiejima

Makoto Hiejima scored 15 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in Preparation). His previous record was 13 points scored in a July 11, 2021 game against Finland (71-76 loss). He scored 10 points or more 3 times this season in Preparation games.

Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert

Rudy Gobert scored 10 points or more for the 2th time in 2 Preparation games this season. He has done it 1 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 12. He recorded it on a July 10, 2021 game against Spain (79-87 loss).

Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum

Nicolas Batum scored 10 points and set his new season-high in scoring (in Preparation). His previous record was 7 points scored in a July 10, 2021 game against Spain (79-87 loss). He scored 10 points or more 1 times this season in Preparation games.

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier

Evan Fournier scored 10 points or more for the 3th time in 3 Preparation games this season. He has done it 2 times on the road, and 1 times at home. His season-high in scoring is 20. He recorded it on a July 08, 2021 game against Spain (86-77 loss).

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal made, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal made, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency

If a player records double digits in a game in two of the PTS, REB, AST, STL or BLK statistics, he has a double-double. If he does it in three of this categories, he has a triple-double. If he does it in four categories he has a quadruple-double. Having a triple-double is considered as having a great game. Quadruple-doubles are extremely rare. Having one constitutes an historical performance. The last NBA player to record a quadruple double is David Robinson: it happened on February 17, 1994