Wataru Misaka

Year: 1923-2019

The first non-white NBA player from the University of Utah. A Japanese-American player who played an active part through basketball in the era of intense anti-Japanese sentiment after World War II. The only Japanese-American player to win both NCAA and NIT tournaments.

Source: J. Willard Marriott Library, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Added Date: 03/15/2021