Shohoku's “speedster” and point guard, Ryota Miyagi, always plays with brains and
lightning speed, run
ning circles around his opponents while feigning composure.
Born and raised in Okinawa, Ryota had a brother who was three years older. Following

in the footsteps of his older brother, who was a famous local player from a young age,

Ryota also became addict
ed to basketball.
In his second year of high school, Ryota plays with the Shohoku High School basketball

team along with Sakuragi, Rukawa, Akagi, and Mitsui as they take the stage at the

-High School National Championship.
And now, they are on the b
rink of challenging the reigning champions, Sannoh Kogyo
High School.