Travis Watson(202 cm, Virginia´03) has joined Swiss LNA giants Lugano Tigers after successfully trying out for the team. The American has also tried out with Italian outfit Cremona Vanoli (Serie A) earlier in the summer before moving to Switzerland. The power forward has had a rocky few seasons due to injury and sat out the 2012/2013 and 2011/2012 campaigns with health issues. The last significant game time Travis Watson played was during the 2010/2011 season for B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania, LKL, and Baltic League).
The 32-year old spent two seasons with Zalgiris. He topped the Euroleague rebound charts during the 2009/2010 season with 9.5rpg from thirteen appearances.