Mai Yamamoto

Mai Yamamoto (山本麻衣, Yamamoto Mai, born October 23, 1999) is a Japanese professional basketball player who plays for Toyota Antelopes of the Women's Japan Basketball League.[2] She also plays for Japan women's national 3x3 team. She brought the U23 national team to a gold medal at the FIBA 3x3 Under-23 World Cup in Lanzhou, and was named the tournament MVP and shoot-out contest gold medalist.[3][4][5][6] This was Japan's very first world title in basketball.

Mai Yamamoto
山本麻衣
Mai Yamamoto.jpg
No. 23 – Toyota Antelopes
PositionGuard
LeagueWomen's Japan Basketball League, FIBA 3X3
Personal information
Born (1999-10-23) October 23, 1999 (age 23)
Hiroshima Prefecture[1]
Nationality Japanese
Listed height5 ft 5 in (1.65 m)
Listed weight128 lb (58 kg)
Career information
High school
Playing career2017–present
Career history
2017-presentToyota Antelopes
Career highlights and awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "桜花学園の山本麻衣、アーリーエントリーでトヨタ自動車入団「スピードを武器に」".
  2. ^ "メンバー 山本麻衣". トヨタ自動車株式会社. Retrieved April 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "『3x3ウーマンズシリーズ』、U23日本代表が中国のA代表をファイナルで破り優勝".
  4. ^ "Overview | FIBA 3x3 Women's Series Tokyo Stop 2019".
  5. ^ "3x3U23日本代表の山本麻衣「2020年に向けて勝つことが求められる」".
  6. ^ "Japan women's 3x3 squad vows to earn Olympic berth". 9 November 2019.

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