- REDIRECT Template:Team Infobox"Righteous Friends" is the 61st chapter of the Slam Dunk manga.
Sakuragi confronts Tetsuo, warning everyone to stay back. Tetsuo attacks Sakuragi, but Sakuragi anticipates his move and blocks it. However, Sakuragi gets distracted by his earlier wound, and Tetsuo throws him at the wall. However, Sakuragi is not seriously hurt, and so Mitsui, Hotta, and Ryu join the fight. Rukawa tries to help Sakuragi, but faints from blood loss. However, just then, Takamiya swings into the gang members, but misses and hits Sakuragi instead, as Sakuragi's regiment arrives to join the fight.