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YUTA WATANABE

Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jul 18, 2019
Japan coach Julio Lamas outlines team's goals for FIBA Basketball World Cup
Japan men's national team head coach Julio Lamas insisted that there will be uphill battles for the Akatsuki Five at the upcoming FIBA Basketball World Cup in China, but said that he certainly hopes the team comes up with its best-ever results.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jul 13, 2019
Summer League players help boost NBA abroad
After an NBA Board of Governors meeting earlier this week, commissioner Adam Silver addressed the media, and that gathering in New York included an assessment of the rise in Japanese players during the ongoing NBA Summer League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Jul 11, 2019
Antonio Lang enjoying Summer League coaching challenge, seeing growth of Japanese basketball
One familiar face for Japanese basketball fans is currently serving as a head coach during the ongoing NBA Summer League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jun 25, 2019
JBA announces August exhibition schedule for national teams
The Japan men's national team will tune up for the upcoming FIBA World Cup with international exhibitions against New Zealand, Argentina, Germany and Tunisia in August, the Japan Basketball Association announced in Tokyo on Tuesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Apr 24, 2019
Yuta Watanabe not distracted by rising profile in Japan
Yuta Watanabe has certainly become a basketball celebrity in Japan, having become the second-ever player from the country to play in the NBA this season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / HOOP SCOOP
Apr 18, 2019
Yuta Watanabe makes positive impact as a rookie
Yuta Watanabe's blue-collar work ethic and perpetual desire to improve were defining characteristics of his rookie season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Mar 29, 2019
Memphis Hustle rookie Yuta Watanabe shines as fill-in point guard
Yuta Watanabe's rookie season provided another memorable chapter on Wednesday.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 18, 2019
Orimo continues to speak mind about Japan
Legendary star player Takehiko Orimo has always been brutally honest and outspoken about Japanese basketball, and his stance on the Akatsuki Five is no different.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 12, 2019
Japan squad set for big challenges
The players and staff seemed relaxed. That is a good indication of their state of mind as they get into the final window of the FIBA World Cup Asian qualifiers.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Feb 5, 2019
Japan prepares for crucial FIBA World Cup qualifiers at Iran, Qatar
With a significant pair of wins during the previous window of the Asian qualifiers in Toyama late last year, the Akatsuki Five got much closer to clinching a berth for this summer's FIBA World Cup finals in China.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 31, 2019
Rookie Yuta Watanabe displays potential while playing major minutes in NBA G League
Rookie Yuta Watanabe has exhibited veteran poise throughout his first season as a pro basketball player.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Jan 24, 2019
UNC Wilmington's Kai Toews bursts onto scene as dynamic passer in freshman season
As a college freshman, Kai Toews has quickly become a player to pay attention to.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Dec 21, 2018
Hustle's Yuta Watanabe contributes 22 points, seven boards in NBA G League Winter Showcase victory
Yuta Watanabe scored in double digits for the second straight day to help the Memphis Hustle sweep their games at the NBA G League Winter Showcase with a 124-113 win over the Wisconsin Herd on Thursday.
Japan Times
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.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Dec 14, 2018
Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe expected to rejoin Grizzlies for weekend games
Memphis Grizzlies rookie forward Yuta Watanabe, who is progressing through the NBA's concussion protocol, said Thursday he can return to the court this weekend.
BASKETBALL
Dec 11, 2018
Yuta Watanabe making solid impact for NBA G League's Memphis Hustle
Yuta Watanabe has demonstrated in the early days of his pro basketball career that he has the all-around skill set to be a quality contributor.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 22, 2018
Yuta Watanabe scores career-best 32, powers Hustle to NBA G League victory
Rookie forward Yuta Watanabe scored a career-high 32 points in the Memphis Hustle's 120-118 home win over the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on Wednesday in the NBA G League.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 21, 2018
Japan prepares for next round of FIBA World Cup qualifiers
No Rui Hachimura and no Yuta Watanabe?
Japan Times
BASKETBALL
Nov 6, 2018
Yuta Watanabe sees major minutes in first two NBA G League games
Yuta Watanabe logged 31 and 32 minutes in the first two games of the Memphis Hustle's NBA G League season.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / NBA
Oct 28, 2018
Yuta Watanabe makes NBA debut for Grizzlies
Memphis Grizzlies forward Yuta Watanabe made his NBA regular season debut in a win over the Phoenix Suns on Saturday, becoming the first Japanese player to appear in the league since Yuta Tabuse 14 years ago.

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