“The Tokyo Olympics are a stage that I have dreamed of for a long time. It is a huge honor to be given such a big role,” Hachimura, who plays for the Washington Wizards in the NBA, said in a comment released by the Japanese Olympic Committee.
Eric Koreen: Watanabe turned his ankle during a workout on Tuesday. “It wasn’t really, really bad” and Raptors hoped he could play, but woke up too sore to go. “It’s a bummer. It’s a matchup — we were all looking forward to that one.”