Rui Hachimura RUMORS & NEWS

Rui Hachimura

Position Forward
Height 6'8"
Weight 230 lbs
Birthplace Toyama,
Current Team Gonzaga
  • Minnesota committed to picking Rui Hachimura in 2019 NBA Draft

    Clutch Points "The Minnesota Timberwolves landed the 11th selection in the 2019 NBA Draft. Though this isn’t the deepest draft class, the T’Wolves could still acquire a player that makes an immediate impact next season. Apparently, they have already made their decision: Gonzaga forward Rui..." May 20

  • Gonzaga’s Rui Hachimura is setting new standard for Japanese basketball

    Sporting News "Born in the coastal city of Toyama, Japan, to a Japanese mother and Beninese father, Hachimura didn't give basketball much thought growing up. He, like many Japanese children, was more interested in playing baseball in a country famous for producing professional players. That all..." February 20

  • As Hachimura's stock soars, so too does GU's presence in Japan

    Gonzaga Bulletin "As Hachimura continues to become more famous in Japan, he has done so growing the name “Gonzaga” along with him, giving the university a unique exposure to the country. “In Rui’s first year [at Gonzaga], when I’d walk around wearing a Gonzaga sweatshirt,..." February 20

  • Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura on Naismith Player of the Year Award midseason list

    SB Nation - College Basketball "Gonzaga Bulldogs forwards Brandon Clarke and Rui Hachimura are two of the 30 players named to the Naismith Player of the Year Award midseason list. Their presence makes Gonzaga one of seven schools to have two players on the watch list. Hachimura is the..." February 20

2018-2019 NBA Draft Projections

# Team Player School/Team
1 Pelicans Zion Williamson Duke
2 Grizzlies Ja Morant Murray St.
3 Knicks RJ Barrett Duke
4 Lakers De'Andre Hunter Virginia
5 Cavaliers Rui Hachimura Gonzaga
6 Suns KZ Okpala Stanford
7 Bulls Bruno Fernando Maryland
8 Hawks Jarrett Culver Texas Tech
9 Wizards Cam Reddish Duke
10 Hawks Keldon Johnson Kentucky


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