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DONATAS MOTIEJUNAS RUMORS

Team USA needs to take care of business on Sunday in FIBA Championship

On Thursday afternoon, in their semifinal game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Team USA destroyed Lithuania — with current NBAers Donatas Motiejunas and Jonas Valanciunas — by the score of 96-68 in yet another easy victory, the US’s eighth of the tournament. Kyrie Irving led the way with 18 points while James Harden and Klay Thompson contributed 16 apiece. Meanwhile, the day before...
Via Bloguin Best
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Motiejunas And Valanciunas Pace Lithuania To Win Over Greece

Houston Rockets stretch power forward Donatas Motiejunas and Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas provided the inside out offense and twin towers defense that held Greece at bay in the first half as Lithuania cruised to an easy 86-67 victory. The Raptors center had 14 points and 6 boards. Motiejunas finished with a game-high 18 points and 7 rebounds on 6-10 shooting. The one...
Via Pro Bball Report
August 16, 2014  |  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 doesn’t think Rockets should have paid Chandler Parsons James Harden money

James Harden signed what was then a max contract extension with the Rockets back on Halloween of 2012. That netted him $13.7 million last season, and he will make $14.7 million next year. However, the salary cap has risen quickly in recent years, so guys getting max extensions this year can make a little more — Chandler Parsons is also going to make $14.7 million next season,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 27, 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

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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