Yuta Watanabe

Yuta Watanabe

Height/Weight: 6' 8"/215 lbs
Born: Kagawa, Japan
College: George Washington
Draft: Undrafted
  • Arizona Sports

    36 unbothered: Suns have bountiful lineup options

    Devin Booker left the Phoenix Suns' second elimination game blowout loss in the conference semifinals without saying a word. What was first speculated by fans as a reference to his and Kevin Durant's added-up jersey numbers was later corrected by Booker: He was just cruising through 36 holes of golf. Regardless, he unknowingly created a nickname for the Suns' superstar duo in the process. To keep us occupied until the Oct. 24 season opener against the Golden State Warriors, which is 24 days away from Saturday, Empire of the Suns podcast co-hosts Kellan Olson and Kevin Zimmerman will be joined by Arizona Sports contributor Erik Ruby to dish on 36 key storylines for Phoenix's 2023-24 season.

  • Arizona Sports

    If of the 5th: Yuta Watanabe would maximize Suns' spacing

    The unofficial start to the NBA season in media day is within a week, and who the Phoenix Suns make the fifth starter alongside Deandre Ayton, Bradley Beal, Devin Booker and Kevin Durant is unknown. Well, that was how we introduced this series on Tuesday, a day before Ayton (and Toumani Camara) was traded to the Portland Trail Blazers as part of a multi-team trade in exchange for Grayson Allen, Nassir Little and Keon Johnson.

  • Notre Dame Insider

    Frank Vogel talks chemistry building, Deandre Ayton and Eric Gordon balling for Bahamas, Yuta Watanabe's health

    Phoenix Suns head coach Frank Vogel has settled into his new surroundings. “I'm getting a lot of people just telling me they're excited that they've got a coach like me who has a championship resume,” said Vogel who coached the Los Angeles Lakers to the 2019-20 NBA title.