Atsuya Ota

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Atsuya Ota
太田敦也.jpg
San-en NeoPhoenix
PositionCenter
LeagueB.League
Personal information
Born (1984-04-06) April 6, 1984 (age 35)
Toyokawa, Aichi, Japan
NationalityJapanese
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight247 lb (112 kg)
Career information
High schoolKashiwa
CollegeNihon University
Playing career2007–present
Career history
2007–presentSan-en NeoPhoenix
Career highlights and awards
  • Bj League Best Five (2011-12)
  • 3x bj League Champions

Atsuya Ota (太田 敦也, Ōta Atsuya, born April 6, 1984) is a Japanese professional basketball player. He currently plays for the San-en NeoPhoenix club of the B.League in Japan.

He represented Japan's national basketball team at the 2016 FIBA Asia Challenge.[1]

He did judo at the elementary school. There was no judo club in his junior high school and switched to basketball. He received entrance offers from 73 high schools and chose the Kashiwa High School in Chiba Prefecture, following the Nakamura's advice.[2]

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