Watch Rui Hachimura's shutdown block
Nbcsports.com - Sun 25 Aug 13:44 GMT

Rui Hachimura is doing everything he can to help Japan win basketball games.

  Rui Hachimura continued his dominance in international friendlies Saturday as he put up 31 points and five rebounds in a winning effort over Germany.

  After a highlight-reel performance in Thursday's loss to Argentina, Hachimura was back at it two days later.

  It would also be goaltending in the NBA, but FIBA rules allow players to touch the ball at pretty much any time once it's made contact with some part of the hoop.

  With the international friendly schedule at its end, Japan will tip off the 2020 FIBA World Cup on Sunday, Sept. 1 against Turkey.

  After a matchup with the Czech Republic, Hachimura and Japan will take on his future NBA opponents when they face the United States on Sept. 5.