MANILA, Philippines—Kai Sotto’s championship bid with the Hiroshima Dragonflies ended on Monday as they fell to the Chiba Jets, 96-91, in Sport 3 of the Japan B.League quarterfinals at Funabishi Enviornment.
Sotto hardly made any influence, enjoying for less than 5 minutes and ending up with solely two factors and two rebounds for Hiroshima.
His five-minute spell comes after having six factors, six rebounds and three assists in Hiroshima’s 98-69 blowout loss in Sport 2 on Sunday.
Dwayne Evans tried to salvage the Dragonflies’ season with 26 factors constructed on 4 triples however to no avail. Kerry Blackshear Jr. additionally chipped in 20 within the loss.
John Mooney led the Jets with 24 factors whereas Yuki Togashi and Vic Lo added 19 factors apiece.
Chiba organized a showdown with Alvark Tokyo within the semifinals.
The 21-year-old Sotto averaged 9.2 factors, 6.3 rebounds and a team-high 1.3 blocks in 23 video games in his first season within the B.League.
Sotto helped Hiroshima end sixth within the elimination spherical with a 41-18 document.
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