Basketball / NBA Dec 14, 2019

NBA G League add Mexico City team

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Thursday night that Capitanes — a Mexico City-based team from the top Mexican pro league — will join the G League in the 2020-21 season as the league's 29th team. Capitanes will become the first G League team from outside ...

Yuta Watanabe helps Memphis Hustle improve to 5-0

Basketball Nov 19, 2019

Yuta Watanabe helps Memphis Hustle improve to 5-0

by Ed Odeven

The Memphis Hustle have opened their NBA G League season with five straight victories. Second-year pro Yuta Watanabe, who's on a two-way contract with the Memphis Grizzlies, shined in the Hustle's latest win, a 137-120 triumph over the visiting South Bay Stars on Monday in ...

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 ...