Ray Parks and Dwight Ramos. TOYAMA PHOTO
MANILA, Philippines—Nagoya and Bobby Ray Parks Jr. played spoilers as they battered Toyama and the debuting Dwight Ramos, 94-68, in the West Conference of the 2021-22 Japan B.League season Saturday at Toyama City Gymnasium.
The Diamond Dolphins improved to 2-3 while the Grouses dropped to a 0-5 start to the season.
Parks, who scored a combined total of three points in his past two games, broke through with 15 points and five rebounds for Nagoya.
Ramos, meanwhile, struggled from the field scoring six points on 3-of-14 shooting while grabbing seven rebounds and dishing out three assists.
From a meager 22-16 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Diamond Dolphins upped the ante in the second outscoring the Grouses 30-15 and took a 52-31 lead heading into the break.
Scott Eatherton finished with 20 points and seven rebounds for Nagoya while Saito Takumi added 18 points on 8-of-9 shooting from the field.
Brice Johnson had 15 points for the Grouses.
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