A new Japanese basketball team that will be named Dragonfly Sports begins play on March 5
Posted On July 16, 2021
A new high school basketball team has been born in Japan.
The team, known as Dragonfly, will be called Dragonfly Basketball.
The first member of the team is 17-year-old Masahiro Nakao.
The name is based on the Dragonfly franchise, a Japanese soccer team that is the longest-running in the world.
The NBA has been working on creating a team named after a famous Japanese sports franchise since the mid-1990s.
They finally got around to starting the league, and it was the first time the NBA had officially named a team after a popular Japanese team.