Rui Hachimura

Place of Birth: Toyama, Japan

Date of Birth: February 8, 1998

*Japanese (father)
*Beninese (mother)

Rui Hachimura is a Japanese professional basketball player. He was born in Toyama, to a Japanese mother, Makiko (麻紀子), and a Beninese father, Zakari Jabil. Rui was raised in Japan and speaks Japanese, and English as a second language. He stands 6 feet 8 inches tall or 2.03 meters.

His name Rui (塁) means “base” or “fortress” in Japanese.


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