A rise in COVID-19 cases in Okinawa and among B. League teams are cited as factors in the decision.
“Postecoglou deserves huge credit for bringing in a superstar in Kyogo. He spotted him, nurtured him and turned him into an absolute icon of the sport...
The sophomore guard scored a season-high 23 points, including 5 of 6 from 3-point range, against South Dakota on November 27.
Ange Postecoglou, the Scottish Premiership club's manager, says Furuhashi's absence is "disappointing," but stresses the star's recovery from a knee injury is the top priority.
A 12-match unbeaten streak puts Marinos in contention for the title, moving the club within four points of reigning champion Kawasaki Frontale.
Young stars elevate national team’s talent level as it gears up for first Olympic appearance since 1976.