Yuta Watanabe STATS

Yuta Watanabe
Toronto Raptors

Yuta Watanabe

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FORWARD GUARD

HEIGHT: 2.03

WEIGHT: 97.5

BORN: 1994-10-13

Yuta Watanabe (born October 13, 1994) is a Japanese professional basketball player for the Toronto Raptors of the National Basketball Association (NBA), on a two-way contract with the Raptors 905 of the NBA G League. He played college basketball in the United States for the George Washington Colonials after becoming the first Japan-born student athlete to secure an NCAA Division I basketball scholarship. He was named the Atlantic 10 Conference's defensive player of the year in 2018. He has also represented Japan internationally and helped the team win the bronze medal at the 2013 East Asia Basketball Championship.

Before moving to the collegiate level, Watanabe attended Jinsei Gakuen High School in Zentsūji, Kagawa. He later transferred to St. Thomas More Preparatory School in Oakdale, Connecticut in 2013. Watanabe rose to fame with this high school program, and was one of their most valuable players in the National Prep School Invitational as a senior in 2014. In college, he became the fourth Japanese-born Division I basketball player of all-time.

MOST POINTS PER GAME
12
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MOSTS REBOUNDS PER GAME
7
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MOST ASSISTS PER GAME
2
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MOST STEALS PER GAME
2
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MOST BLOCKS PER GAME
3
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GAMES

FORMER TEAMS

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GAMES PLAYED: 20
POINTS: 56
REBOUNDS: 63
ASSISTS: 7
STEALS:9
BLOCKS: 12
MINUTES: 230
AVG POINTS: 2.8
AVG REBOUNDS: 3.15
AVG ASSISTS:0.35
AVG STEALS: 0.45
AVG BLOCKS: 0.6
AVG MINUTES: 11.5
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GAMES PLAYED: 12
POINTS: 20
REBOUNDS: 16
ASSISTS: 4
STEALS:3
BLOCKS: 0
MINUTES: 75
AVG POINTS: 1.67
AVG REBOUNDS: 1.33
AVG ASSISTS:0.33
AVG STEALS: 0.25
AVG BLOCKS: 0
AVG MINUTES: 6.25