Yuta Watanabe set to start  camp with Grizzlies

Basketball / NBA Sep 25, 2018

Yuta Watanabe set to start camp with Grizzlies

by Ed Odeven

Before training camps get underway, NBA teams held media day on Monday, providing ample interview and photo opportunities. New coaches and players were in the spotlight throughout the league, including former George Washington University standout Yuta Watanabe. In Tokyo, meanwhile, Watanabe's media day photo, showing him ...

Watanabe strikes two-way deal with Grizzlies

Basketball / NBA Jul 21, 2018

Watanabe strikes two-way deal with Grizzlies

Yuta Watanabe, who played four years at George Washington University, has agreed to a two-year, two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, the NBA team said Friday. Under the new concept introduced for the 2017-2018 season, the 23-year-old undrafted rookie forward will spend most of the ...

George Washington senior Yuta Watanabe honored at team banquet

Basketball Mar 6, 2018

George Washington senior Yuta Watanabe honored at team banquet

George Washington University senior guard Yuta Watanabe was recognized during the men's basketball team's annual awards banquet on Sunday. The Kagawa Prefecture native received the Patricio Garino Defensive Award after the team's regular season wrapped up last weekend. Watanabe led the team in blocks ...