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TOKYO – The Rui Hachimuras streamed into the yellow-lit gym with the other 120 or so people wearing credentials, a hodgepodge of American and Japanese reporters, social media influencers, sponsorship partners and three hulking guys dressed in sumo attire. Everyone squeezed into two small patches of court marked for interviews except, thankfully, the three guys dressed in sumo attire.
TOKYO – The Rui Hachimuras streamed into the yellow-lit gym with the other 120 or so people wearing credentials, a hodgepodge of American and Japanese reporters, social media influencers, sponsorship partners and three hulking guys dressed in sumo attire. Everyone squeezed into two small patches of court marked for interviews except, thankfully, the three guys dressed in sumo attire.

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Rui Hachimura has a complicated relationship with Japan, but he’s happy to be back

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 1, 2022

TOKYO – The Rui Hachimuras streamed into the yellow-lit gym with the other 120 or so people wearing credentials, a hodgepodge of American and Japanese reporters, social media influencers, sponsorship partners and three hulking guys dressed in sumo attire. Everyone squeezed into two small patches of court marked for interviews except, thankfully, the three guys dressed in sumo attire.