MANILA, Philippines – The Nagoya Diamond Dolphins hardly broke a sweat as they mauled the hapless Kyoto Hannaryz, 93-48, in a weekend sweep in the Japan B. League on Sunday, December 12.
Ray Parks continued his rise with a game-high 20-point eruption in just 20 minutes, including 15 markers built on a 5-of-5 clip from three in the first half, where Nagoya buried Kyoto with a 25-8 second quarter blitz.
With Nagoya already up 30 entering the third quarter, 52-22, there was little to no doubt as to how the rest of the game would unfold as Parks dropped one last triple in the frame for a perfect 6-of-6 clip.
Sure enough, the Dolphins toyed with Kyoto well into the fourth quarter as they peaked with a 46-point lead, 89-43, with 5:29 left in regulation.
Coty Clarke backstopped Parks with 17 points in as many minutes with 7 rebounds and 3 assists in the easy win for an 11-7 record.
Jerome Tillman paced the terrible loss with 16 markers off the bench as Kyoto stayed rooted to the cellar with a 2-16 slate.
Parks and Nagoya can keep their winning streak going with a win against the Seahorses Mikawa on Wednesday, December 15, 6:05 pm, Manila time.
Nagoya 93 – Parks 20, Clarke 17, Eatherton 14, Suda 9, Harimoto 7, Nakahigashi 6, Kikuchi 5, Saito 4, Dozier 4, Karino 3, Kobayashi 2, Ito 2.
Kyoto 48 – Tillman 16, Hosokawa 11, Harper 11, Suzuki 3, Utsumi 3, Craig 2, Nagayoshi 2, Aita 0, Uchida 0, Mitsuda 0.
Quarters: 27-14, 52-22, 78-41, 93-48.