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Thursday, July 1, 2010

Takeuchi sets sights on NBA

Kyodo News

Japan national playmaker Kosuke Takeuchi is heading to the United States with hopes of joining the NBA, the Japan Basketball Association said Wednesday.

Takeuchi, who is a 205-centimeter center/forward for the Aisin Sea Horses, follows in the footsteps of his twin brother Joji of the Hitachi Sunrockers, who is already taking part in workouts in the United States as he aims for a spot in the NBA.

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