Yusuke Okada

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Yusuke Okada
Okada yusuke 2016.jpg
No. 12 – Kyoto Hannaryz
PositionPoint Guard
LeagueB.League
Personal information
Born (1984-09-17) September 17, 1984 (age 34)
Japan
NationalityJapanese
Listed height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Listed weight176 lb (80 kg)
Career information
High schoolTsuchiura Nihon University High
CollegeAoyama Gakuin University
Career highlights and awards

Yusuke Okada (岡田 優介; born September 17, 1984) is a Japanese professional basketball player. He plays for the Kyoto Hannaryz of the B.League. Okada also is a member of the Japan national basketball team, debuting for the team in the FIBA Asia Championship 2009.[1]

Okada averaged 8.9 points per game the Japanese team at the 2009 championship, including a game-high 30 points on 10 3-pointers in a 148-45 preliminary round victory over Sri Lanka.[2] Despite his performance, Japan stumbled to a disappointing tenth place finish, its worst ever performance in 24 FIBA Asia Championship appearances.

Okada played professionally with the Toyota Alvark of the JBL Super League. In the 2009-10 season, Okada entered the month-long winter break averaging 8.1 points per game for the Alvark.[3]

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field goal percentage  3P%  3-point field goal percentage  FT%  Free throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  Bold  Career high
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG
2007-08 Toyota 30 9.9 .273 .247 .875 0.6 0.1 0.2 0.0 3.2
2008-09 35 20.2 .418 .426 .708 1.2 0.8 0.6 0.1 9.5
2009-10 41 19.1 .413 .438 .700 1.1 1.0 0.5 0.0 7.1
2010-11 36 27.1 .386 .344 .824 1.4 0.9 0.4 0.1 9.3
2011-12 42 42 23.3 .407 .390 .714 1.4 0.9 0.5 0.1 9.6
2012-13 42 42 21.2 .377 .377 .667 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.1 8.2
2013-14 54 54 18.9 .398 .415 .676 1.3 0.8 0.4 0.1 7.4
2014-15 Tsukuba 16 15 28.1 .297 .321 .783 1.4 1.2 1.0 0.0 8.7
Hiroshima D 28 0 22.7 .322 .311 .775 2.4 1.7 0.6 0.0 7.7
2015-16 Chiba 54 34 21.3 .396 .400 .848 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.0 5.1
2016-17 Kyoto 60 60 28.0 .347 .349 .859 1.7 1.4 0.5 0.0 10.2
2017-18 Kyoto 60 60 23.5 .381 .359 .844 1.4 1.3 0.3 0.1 8.1


References[edit]

  1. ^ Player Profile at FIBA.com
  2. ^ Japan v. Sri Lanka at FIBA archive
  3. ^ Yusuke Okada at asia-basket.com