Keoni Watson

Keoni Watson (When I Played For John Patrick In Goettingen It Was One Of My Best Times In Europe)


Keoni Watson is a 30 year old 178cm point guard from San Diego, California that has been a professional basketball player since 2007. He played at Idaho (NCAA) and as a senior played  30 games averaging 18.1ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.2apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 43.9%, 3Pts: 40.5%, FT: 77.8%. In 2007-2008 as a rookie he has his first basketball experience in Germany with ASC 46 Goettingen (Germany- 2.Regionalliga) playing 7 games: 44.3ppg, in Nov.’07 moved to BG 74 Goettingen (Germany-1.Bundesliga): 9 games: 6.1ppg, 2FGP: 31.6%, 3PT: 70.6%, FT: 77.8%, left in Jan.’08, then agreed terms with Swisslion Pelister Bitola (FYR Macedonia-Superleague). From 2008-2011 he played in North American for teams like  Rio Grande Valley Vipers (D-League), San Diego Surf(ABA) and  Coras de Tepic (Mexico-CIBACOPA). In 2011-2012 he came back to Germany and played for t RSV Eintracht Stahnsdorf (Germany-ProB) playing 18 games: 17.8ppg, 1.8rpg, 3.6apg, 2.1spg, FGP: 44.8%, 3PT: 34.3%, FT: 78.4%. In the last two years he played for the San Diego Surf (ABA),Texas Surge (ABL) and recently for Industriales de San Jose (Mexico-LNB). He spoke to Germsn Hoops about basketball.

Keoni, thanks for talking to German Hoops. Where are you and how has your summer been?

Thanks for having me I am in San Diego California and my summer was good spend a lot of time with my family so that’s always good.

After playing for RSV Eintracht Stahnsdorf in the 2011-2012 season, you have been in North America in the last two seasons. How much would you like to play in Europe again?

Yes I was in America. I want to play back in Europe so bad I’ll give my right arm lol there’s nothing like Europe basketball especially in Germany.