Yuta Watanabe

Basketball Player Profile

Yuta Watanabe

Date of birth:Oct 13, 1994

Height: 2m06 / 6-9

Position: SF

Nationality: Japanese

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2020-2021 Regular Season

Yuta Watanabe averages in NBA

  • Pts

    4.3

  • Reb

    3.2

  • Ast

    0.8

  • Eff

    6.8

Yuta Watanabe is a basketball player born on October 13, 1994. His height is six foot nine (2m06 / 6-9). He is a small forward who most recently played for Toronto Raptors in NBA.

Fullname: Yuta Watanabe (渡邊 雄太)

Basketball Career Averages

Regular, Playoffs and International Competitions

Basketball Photos

Yuta Watanabe through the years

Photo of Yuta Watanabe, 2019-2020 season
Photo of Yuta Watanabe, 2019-2020 season - ©Fiba

Yuta Watanabe

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Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Points

Yuta Watanabe scores a career high 40 points (2020)

On January 23, 2020, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in points in a G-League game. That day he scored 40 points in Southaven's home win against Wilmington, 138-121. He also had 5 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal. He shot 6/9 from two, 8/11 from three, shooting at 70.0% from the field. He also shot 2/2 from the free-throw line.

Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Rebounds

Yuta Watanabe grabs a career high 13 rebounds (2017)

On November 20, 2017, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in rebounds in a NCAA game. That day he grabbed 13 rebounds in George Washington's home loss against Rider, 65-67. He also had 16 points, 3 assists and and 6 blocks.

Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Assists

Yuta Watanabe gives a career high 7 assists (2019)

On February 24, 2019, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in assists in a G-League game. That day he dished 7 assists in Southaven's home loss against Uniondale, 132-137. He also had 14 points, 6 rebounds and and 2 blocks.

Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Steals

Yuta Watanabe has a career high 5 steals (2017)

On November 29, 2017, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in steals in a NCAA game. That day he reached 5 steals in George Washington's home win against Morgan State, 73-66. He also had 26 points, 7 rebounds.

Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Blocks

Yuta Watanabe blocks a career high 6 shots (2017)

On November 20, 2017, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in blocks in a NCAA game. That day he went for 6 blocks in George Washington's home loss against Rider, 65-67. He also had 16 points, 13 rebounds, and 3 assists.

Yuta Watanabe Career Bests: Efficiency

Yuta Watanabe records a career high 42 efficiency rating (2020)

On January 23, 2020, Yuta Watanabe set his career high in efficiency in a G-League game. That day he accomplished 42 efficiency in Southaven's home win against Wilmington, 138-121. He also had 40 points, 5 rebounds, and 2 assists.

Basketball career

Yuta Watanabe's career

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2020-2021 season

With Toronto

the Toronto Raptors

Yuta Watanabe averaged 4.3 points, 3.2 rebounds and 0.8 assists per game, playing 46 games with the Toronto Raptors, during the 2020-2021 NBA regular-season. He set his season-high with 21 points in 26 minutes against the Orlando Magic on April 17, 2021. He grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds in 13 minutes against the Golden State Warriors on April 03, 2021. He dished a season-high 4 assists in 29 minutes against the Oklahoma City Thunder on April 19, 2021.

He scored in double figures 6 times in 46 games. He had 20 points or more 1 time.

2019-2020 season

With Southaven

the Memphis Hustle

Yuta Watanabe averaged 17.2 points, 6.0 rebounds and 2.0 assists per game, playing 22 games with the Memphis Hustle, during the 2019-2020 G-League regular-season. He set his season-high with 40 points in 35 minutes against the Delaware Blue Coats on January 23, 2020. He grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in 36 minutes against the Texas Legends on November 09, 2019. He dished a season-high 6 assists in 39 minutes against the Maine Red Claws on November 26, 2019.

He scored in double figures 14 times in 22 games. He had 20 points or more 9 times. He had 30 points or more 1 time. He had 40 points or more 1 time. He recorded 3 double-doubles.

2019-2020 season

With Memphis

the Memphis Grizzlies

Yuta Watanabe averaged 2.1 points, 1.2 rebounds and 0.3 assists per game, playing 17 games with the Memphis Grizzlies, during the 2019-2020 NBA regular-season. He set his season-high with 9 points in 11 minutes against the Philadelphia 76ers on February 08, 2020. He grabbed a season-high 3 rebounds in 16 minutes against the Houston Rockets on February 27, 2020. He dished a season-high 2 assists in 16 minutes against the Houston Rockets on February 27, 2020.

2018-2019 season

With Memphis

the Memphis Grizzlies

Yuta Watanabe averaged 2.6 points, 2.1 rebounds and 0.5 assists per game, playing 15 games with the Memphis Grizzlies, during the 2018-2019 NBA regular-season. He set his season-high with 10 points in 26 minutes against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 08, 2019. He grabbed a season-high 5 rebounds in 26 minutes against the Oklahoma City Thunder on February 08, 2019. He dished a season-high 2 assists in 21 minutes against the LA Clippers on April 01, 2019.

He scored in double figures 1 time in 15 games.

2018-2019 season

With Southaven

the Memphis Hustle

Yuta Watanabe averaged 14.2 points, 7.1 rebounds and 2.5 assists per game, playing 33 games with the Memphis Hustle, during the 2018-2019 G-League regular-season. He set his season-high with 32 points in 36 minutes against the Fort Wayne Mad Ants on November 22, 2018. He grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in 36 minutes against the Northern Arizona Suns on November 28, 2018. He dished a season-high 7 assists in 39 minutes against the Long Island Nets on February 24, 2019.

He scored in double figures 22 times in 33 games. He had 20 points or more 8 times. He had 30 points or more 1 time. He recorded 6 double-doubles.

2017-2018 season

With George Washington

 George Washington Colonials

Yuta Watanabe averaged 16.2 points, 5.9 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, playing 32 games with George Washington Colonials, during the 2017-2018 NCAA regular-season. He set his season-high with 31 points in 36 minutes against Fordham Rams on February 28, 2018. He grabbed a season-high 13 rebounds in 40 minutes against Rider Broncs on November 20, 2017. He dished a season-high 4 assists in 34 minutes against Richmond Spiders on February 21, 2018.

He scored in double figures 28 times in 32 games. He had 20 points or more 7 times. He had 30 points or more 1 time. He recorded 3 double-doubles.

2016-2017 season

With George Washington

 George Washington Colonials

Yuta Watanabe averaged 12.0 points, 4.7 rebounds and 2.8 assists per game, playing 25 games with George Washington Colonials, during the 2016-2017 NCAA regular-season. He set his season-high with 21 points in 40 minutes against Illinois-Chicago Flames on March 20, 2017. He grabbed a season-high 12 rebounds in 37 minutes against Siena Saints on November 15, 2016. He dished a season-high 6 assists in 39 minutes against St. Bonaventure Bonnies on February 11, 2017.

He scored in double figures 17 times in 25 games. He had 20 points or more 1 time. He recorded 1 double-double.

2015-2016 season

With George Washington

 George Washington Colonials

Yuta Watanabe averaged 8.8 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.5 assists per game, playing 32 games with George Washington Colonials, during the 2015-2016 NCAA regular-season. He set his season-high with 22 points in 33 minutes against Davidson Wildcats on March 05, 2016. He grabbed a season-high 8 rebounds in 33 minutes against San Diego State Aztecs on March 29, 2016. He dished a season-high 6 assists in 33 minutes against Davidson Wildcats on March 05, 2016.

He scored in double figures 11 times in 32 games. He had 20 points or more 1 time.

2014-2015 season

With George Washington

 George Washington Colonials

Yuta Watanabe averaged 7.4 points, 3.4 rebounds and 0.6 assists per game, playing 28 games with George Washington Colonials, during the 2014-2015 NCAA regular-season. He set his season-high with 21 points in 23 minutes against Massachusetts Minutemen on March 07, 2015. He grabbed a season-high 6 rebounds in 30 minutes against Duquesne Dukes on March 12, 2015. He dished a season-high 3 assists in 30 minutes against George Mason Patriots on March 04, 2015.

He scored in double figures 9 times in 28 games. He had 20 points or more 1 time.

Boxscore glossary

Basketball stats abbreviations

  • MIN: Minutes played
  • 2M-2A: Two-points field goal maid, attempted
  • 3M-3A: Three-points field goal maid, attempted
  • FG%: Field goal percentage
  • 1M-1A: Free throws made, attempted
  • 1%: Free throw percentage
  • Or: Offensive rebounds
  • Dr: Defensive rebounds
  • Reb: Total rebounds
  • Ast: Assists
  • Stl: Steals
  • Blk: Blocks
  • Fo: Personal fouls
  • Pts: Points scored
  • Eff: Efficiency