Basketball: U.S. college star Tominaga to skip upcoming NBA draft


Japanese guard Keisei Tominaga, who stars for the University of Nebraska’s basketball team, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he has withdrawn from the NBA’s June draft and will play another season for the Cornhuskers.

The 22-year-old Tominaga, who had applied to enter the upcoming NBA draft, has been called “the Japanese Steph Curry,” after the Golden State Warriors’ three-point-shooting superstar Stephen Curry.

Tominaga was a member of Japan’s 3x3 Tokyo Olympic basketball squad and has also played for the five-a-side national team.

On Tuesday, he practiced with the NBA’s Indiana Pacers. Bu...

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