|Date of Birth:||1994, October 13|
|Age:||25 years old|
|Height:||5 Feet 9 Inch|
|Birth Name||Yuta Watanabe|
|Birth Place||Miki, Kagawa|
|Famous Name||Yuta Watanabe|
|School Location||Oakdale, Connecticut|
|University Team||George Washington Colonials men's basketball|
|Position in Team||Small forward|
|Current team||Memphis Grizzlies|
|Currently Working For||Memphis Grizzlies|
|University attended||Washington University|
|School attended||St. Thomas More Preparatory Schoo|
Yuta Watanabe is a Japanese professional Basketball Player player who plays in the National Basketball Association (NBA). As of 2019, Yuta Watanabe currently plays for the Memphis Grizzlies as their Small forward.
As a Small forward, Yuta Watanabe reportedly earns around $77,250 as his yearly salary from Memphis Grizzlies and has the net worth assumed to be in 5-digit figures.
As of 2019, Watanabe's net worth is under review. In 2018, he reportedly signed a two-way contract with Memphis Grizzlies. Further, the NBA player has an average salary of $77,250 annually.
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The Famous NBA star is 6 feet 9 inch in height and weighs around 93 kg. Currently, there is no information regarding his probable girlfriend or wife yet. He might not be married yet as he is very young and has just begun his professional career
Other than being a famous NBA Small forward, Yuta Watanabe is pretty famous in social media, having 40.3k followers on Instagram and 79k.3 followers on Twitter.
Yuta Watanabe was born on October 13, 1994, in Miki, Kagawa to parents Hideyuki Watanabe and Kumi Kubota. As per his nationality, he is Japanese and belongs to the Asian ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Libra. He grew up along with his sibling, Yuki Watanabe.
His mother, Kumi, played basketball for the Chanson V-Magic in Japan's top leagues and competed with Japan 's national women's team. His father also played professionally for the Kumagai Gumi Bruins. Watanabe's sister, Yuki, played with the Women's Japan Basketball League 's Aisin AW Wings.
Yuta Watanabe attended St. Thomas More Preparatory School in Oakdale, Connecticut where he played for his high school basketball team.
Yuta Watanabe, in his high school career, held an average of 13 points and 6 rebounds. After completing high school, Yuta Watanabe enrolled at Washington University and played for the George Washington Colonials men's basketball.
After being undrafted in the NBA draft for 2018, Watanabe played in the 2018 NBA Summer League for the Brooklyn Nets. He then signed a two-way agreement with the Memphis Grizzlies and their affiliate of NBA G League, the Memphis Hustle.
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Watanabe made his NBA debut on 27 October 2018 with two points and two rebounds in a 117-96 win over the Phoenix Suns, coming from the bench.
He became the second player in the NBA from Japan, Yuta Tabuse was the first player with the Sun in 2004.
Further, Yuta also represented his national team. He made his international debut at the 2013 East Asian Basketball Championship and participated in the 2013 FIBA Asia Championship with Japan.
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