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For Jadyn Watts, Basketball Is In Her DNA

Proud is an understatement of what our girl has accomplished so far. We’ll be putting in the work this offseason to take it to the next level- the sky’s the limit! emailFacebookTwitterLinkedin

Remembering Kobe Bryant

It’s been one week since the tragic passing of Kobe Bryant but Kobe’s life and legacy will continue to inspire generations for many years to come. This past week the Seattle community really called upon Donald for his thoughts. You…

Coach Watts Featured on the King 5 TV Emmy Awards Video

Donald Watts participated as a panelist in the Northwest Emmy Award-winning series, “Race in Sports” hosted by King 5, and moderated by @JennaHanchard. The show explores how social justice issues shape sports now and throughout history, and how sports can…

The Watts Team Kicks Off Racing Season At Evergreen Motor Speedway

      On Saturday, Slick, Donald and the rest of the Watts Basketball crew spent a fun-filled evening at the season opener at Evergreen Speedway. The event got off to a hilarious start as the entire crew was invited…

Women of March: The State of Washington In The 2019 NCAA Tournament

     The Women’s edition of March Madness kicks off today. This year, the state of Washington is well represented in this elite company. There are a total of 29 players competing, including Watts trainee Sidney Rielly. These 29 represent…

Men Of March: The State Of Washington In The 2019 NCAA Tournament

       As a member of a Sweet 16 team, I know first hand making it to the division 1 level is rare and earning the right to compete in the NCAA tournament is even rarer. It takes years…

Slick Watts; Man Of The Year 1976: Throwback Thursday

        On January 10th, 1976, Slick Watts was named Seattle’s ‘Man Of The Year’. Today, 43 years later, the award has expanded to the annual ‘Sports Star Of The Year Award’ which fittingly will be celebrating the 40th…

Donald Watts Talks Race and Sports on KING-5

Watch former UW Huskies basketball standout Donald Watts on KING-5! Coach Watts appeared with a group of local sports stars on KING-5’s ongoing series “Race & Sports.” Former Seattle Seahawk Ray Roberts and high-performing former college athletes like WSU women’s…

Legendary Prep Coach Joins Watts

  Watts Basketball is thrilled to announce the addition of legendary prep and college coach Jojo Rodriguez to our team. Jojo has had a storied 35 year coaching career in the Puget Sound region heading Garfield, Lakes and Ingraham High Schools…

Slick Watts: How A Tryout Created A Sports Icon

  The city of Seattle has had its fair share of iconic basketball players. From home grown talent like Doug Christie and Jamal Crawford, to legendary players like Payton and Kemp, Bird and Jackson and Plum and Osahor. Before any of…