Ray Parks and Dwight Ramos.

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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