Josh Harrellson Signs with the Hitachi Sunrockers in Japan

Former UK forward Josh Harrellson has signed with the Hitachi Sunrockers in Japan’s top-level B League.

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Hitachi SunRockers Tokyo-Shibuya (B League) strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old American forward Josh Harrellson (208-120kg-89, college: Kentucky) from Osaka Evessa. In 60 B League games in Japan he recorded very impressive stats: 15.1ppg, 11.6rpg (#3 in the league), 1.6apg and 1.9bpg last season. Great year indeed as he was voted to Japanese B League All-Star Game 3-Point Shootout.
The previous (15-16) season Harrellson played at VEF Riga in Latvian LBL where in 26 games he averaged 10.6ppg, 7.3rpg and 1.5bpg. He helped them to make it to the final. Harrellson also played 17 games in VTB United League where he had 11.4ppg, 7.8rpg, 1.2spg and 1.2bpg. Harrellson also spent pre-season at the Wizards in NBA that year.


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