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 ...

Yuta Watanabe shines in NBA G League Winter Showcase opener

Basketball Dec 20, 2018

Yuta Watanabe shines in NBA G League Winter Showcase opener

Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe returned from a concussion to start and score 20 points on Wednesday in the Memphis Hustle's 135-123 win over the Raptors 905 in the first game of the NBA G League Winter Showcase. The 24-year-old George Washington University product, who was ...