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DONATAS MOTIEJUNAS RUMORS

Rockets to exercise team options on Donatas Motiejunas, Terrence Jones

NBA rookie-scale contracts give first-round picks two guaranteed seasons followed by two years with team options. Unlike most team options, these must be exercised a full year in advance. So, a team decides on a third-year option before a player’s second season and on a fourth-year option before a player’s third season. The annual deadline is Oct. 31 (or next business day if...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets plan to pick up options on Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas

Though Rockets coach Kevin McHale called the Rockets’ power forward position open, saying he needs to see more physical defense and rebounding from the position, a vote of confidence for his returning power forwards, Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas, is expected before the season begins. The Rockets intend to pick up their fourth-year option on the contracts for both players...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA: Rockets’ Donatas Motiejunas Interested in Playing for the Lakers

The Los Angeles Lakers have a long history of being an attractive destination for NBA players. The combination of a winning tradition, large market, and beautiful weather, among other factors, have always presented a substantial amount of intrigue for an immense amount of the league’s players. The latest name with a desire to play for the Lakers is far from the premier talent that...
Via Standing O Sports
August 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas Unsure About Future With Rockets

Donatas Motiejunas said he is happy with the Houston Rockets but also admitted he wants to play more and is unsure whether that will occur with the organization. “I want to try for things to work out for me here but at the same time I want to play so we’ll see if this team has time for me or not on the court,” Motiejunas said. Motiejunas played in 62 games and fell in and...
Via RealGM
May 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Rockets don’t want to trade Donatas Motiejunas

The agent for Houston Rockets big man, Donatas Motiejunas, has attempted to find a trade for the disgruntled power forward. There’s no word if he’s been successful in finding a suitor (the Dallas Mavericks and Boston Celtics were rumored to have interest) but he’s going to find difficulty in brokering a trade if the Rockets themselves don’t want to move Motiejunas, which...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Donatas walk to pick up Motiejunas, run!

I admit I didn´t really know much about Donatas Motiejunas two weeks ago. Hell, nobdy knew much about him except his mother and the 3 members of his fan club but I read up on him and now I know lots of stuff! For starters, he´s just 22 years old and was born in Lithuania. He´s also really, really tall. Like 7´0 tall! That´s pretty damn tall! He´s also Houston´s new starting...
Via hecmanhoops
February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets Rookie Donatas Motiejunas Punks Barnes or Gets Real Lucky

At first look this clip makes it look like Donatas just totally punk'd Matt Barnes with a move you would expect to see on a court off of Venice Beach or something. Then when I watch it a couple more times I start to wonder if Donatas lost the ball and simply got lucky that it happened to hit Barnes in the shoulder and bounce right back to him. Then I watch it again and...
Via FatManWriting
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas With The Off Matt Barnes Face For The Layup

Every once in a while the internet will provide some gold.  Last night it was Donatas Motiejunas, a player who our good friend Brian Geltzeiler, The Hoops Critic absolutely loves. A little bit of a luck and a little bit of skill will land you a dribble off your opponents face for an easy lay up.  Basketball is all about misdirection. Donatas planned this play the entire way through...
Via TheProBasketballTalk
February 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rockets sign Motiejunas

The Houston Rockets have signed Donatas Motiejunas to a multiyear contract. Motiejunas was the 20th overall pick by the Timberwolves in the 2011 draft. He spent last season in the Polish League where he averaged 15.7 points and 6.6 rebounds in 26 minutes. He had 23 points and 11 rebounds in the title game of the Polish League finals to help his team to the championship. The Rockets...
Via AP on Fox
July 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Motiejunas Doubtful For London Olympics

Donatas Motiejunas is unlikely to play for the Lithuanian national team at this summer's Olympics.
Via RealGM
May 22, 2012  |  Discuss
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