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A message from Rui Hachimura on Tokyo Olympics

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Washington Wizards rookie and Japan national team rising star Rui Hachimura posted a statement on the Tokyo Olympics being postponed.

“The world is facing a very difficult challenge and everyone’s focus needs to be on health and safety,” Hachimura said. … “I believe it will be an even greater celebration of both sport and life in my home country after the world overcomes this pandemic.”

Hachimura posted the statement on Twitter and Instagram.

In the 2019 FIBA World Cup, Hachimura averaged 13.3 points, 5.7 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game.

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