Race for West's No. 8 seed getting wild in NBA bubble

Basketball / NBA Aug 5, 2020

Race for West's No. 8 seed getting wild in NBA bubble

Devin Booker does not like the notion that the Phoenix Suns, whose playoff chances were beyond slim when the season was suspended, should simply be happy to be in the NBA’s bubble. He sees it quite differently. "People can say we have a nothing-to-lose mentality,” Booker ...

Hustle's Yuta Watanabe named to Midseason All-NBA G League team

Basketball Feb 11, 2020

Hustle's Yuta Watanabe named to Midseason All-NBA G League team

Yuta Watanabe was selected to the 2019-20 Midseason All-NBA G League's Western Conference team in recognition of his overall performance in the first half of the season, the league announced on Monday. Watanabe, who is on a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, has played ...

Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie

Basketball | HOOP SCOOP Apr 18, 2019

Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie

by Ed Odeven

Yuta Watanabe's blue-collar work ethic and perpetual desire to improve were defining characteristics of his rookie season. Playing for the Memphis Grizzlies and the team's NBA G League affiliate, the Memphis Hustle, Watanabe made positive impressions throughout the long season. The bulk of his playing time ...