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Jonas Valanciunas placed on the Lithuanian preliminary squad

Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will play internationally again, according to TalkBasket.net.Valanciunas, the Lithuanian native, has spent previous years playing for his national team and was named a member of Lithuania's 25-man, preliminary roster this week. Other recognizable names on the list include Domantas Sabonis (Arvydas' son), Linas Kleiza and Donatas Motiejunas, though...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Rockets F Motiejunas undergoes season-ending back surgery

HOUSTON -- Houston forward Donatas Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season after back surgery. The 7-foot Motiejunas last played on March 25 and had minimally invasive spine surgery called a lumbar microdiscectomy on Thursday. Motiejunas, who is in his third season, averaged career bests in points (12), rebounds (5.9) and assists (1.8) this season. He played a key role for the...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston F Motiejunas has season-ending back surgery

HOUSTON (AP) Houston forward Donatas Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season after back surgery. The 7-foot Motiejunas last played on March 25 and had minimally invasive spine surgery called a lumbar microdiscectomy on Thursday. Motiejunas, who is in his third season, averaged career bests in points (12), rebounds (5.9) and assists (1.8) this season. He played a key role for...
Via AP on Fox
April 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas to miss rest of season and playoffs

The Houston Rockets have had serious injury problems all year and suffered another blow on Wednesday when it was announced that forward Donatas Motiejunas would sit out the rest of the season including playoffs. Sam Amick of USA Today reported that Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season due to his back injury. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein denied thatMotiejunas had a setback but...
Via Crossover Chronicles
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas to miss rest of season and playoffs

The Houston Rockets have had serious injury problems all year and suffered another blow on Wednesday when it was announced that forward Donatas Motiejunas would sit out the rest of the season including playoffs. Sam Amick of USA Today reported that Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season due to his back injury. ESPN.com’s Marc Stein denied thatMotiejunas had a setback but...
Via Bloguin Best
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Rockets Donatas Motiejunas out for season

The Houston Rockets recently lost point guard Patrick Beverley for the remainder of the 2015 season, and Kevin McHale’s team just took another significant hit. According to Sam Amick of USA Today Sports, power forward Donatas Motiejunas will be sidelined due to a back injury. Another huge hit for Houston: I'm told Donatas Motiejunas is out for the season with his back injury...
Via Sportsnaut
April 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston Rockets will not suffer without Beverley

Just recently, Houston Rockets point-guard Patrick Beverley underwent surgery to repair a torn ligament in his wrist which should keep him out of pretty much all basketball activity going forward. His recovery period is expected to be four months and with his free agency approaching, this injury diminishes his value for teams seeking his service. The Rockets will likely miss Beverley’s...
Via isportsweb.com
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas Out Minimum Of 1-2 Weeks With Back Injury

Donatas Motiejunas will be removed from basketball activities for one to two weeks and be reevaluated, the Houston Rockets announced Friday. Motiejunas has lower back pain.
Via RealGM
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 23

It’s FanDuel NBA Monday with $175k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $175k NBA Shot is $2 with $15,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are six games being played Monday night in the NBA. Houston at Indiana 7:00 PM Boston at Brooklyn 7:30 PM Memphis at New York 7:30 PM Charlotte at Chicago 8:00 PM Minnesota at Utah 9:00 PM Washington at Golden...
Via Sports-Glory
March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 19

It’s FanDuel NBA Thursday with $100k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $100k NBA Shot is $2 with $8,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are four games being played Thursday night in the NBA. Minnesota at New York 7:30 PM Denver at Houston 8:00 PM New Orleans at Phoenix 10:00 PM Utah at LA Lakers 10:30 PM FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 19 Always...
Via Sports-Glory
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas scores 23 to lead Rockets over Magic

  Donatas Motiejunas scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets used a big run late in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and get a 107-94 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. On a night when James Harden struggled offensively, Houston used a balanced scoring attack with six players in double figures to get the victory. A driving layup by Victor Oladipo got the...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Motiejunas scores 23 to lead Rockets over Magic

HOUSTON (AP) -- Donatas Motiejunas scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets used a big run late in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and get a 107-94 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. On a night when James Harden struggled offensively, Houston used a balanced scoring attack with six players in double figures to get the victory. A driving layup by Victor Oladipo...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Magic surrender late run, fall on road to Rockets

HOUSTON (AP) -- Donatas Motiejunas scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets used a big run late in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and get a 107-94 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. On a night when James Harden struggled offensively, Houston used a balanced scoring attack with six players in double figures to get the victory. A driving layup by Victor Oladipo...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Motiejunas scores 23 to lead Rockets over Magic 107-94

HOUSTON (AP) Donatas Motiejunas scored 23 points and the Houston Rockets used a big run late in the fourth quarter to break open a close game and get a 107-94 win over the Orlando Magic on Tuesday night. On a night when James Harden struggled offensively, Houston used a balanced scoring attack with six players in double figures to get the victory. A driving layup by Victor Oladipo...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Rockets Ride a Big Man Not Named ‘Dwight’ to Victory Over Orlando

AP Photo/David J. Phillip Dwight Howard may have been unavailable for this contest while wearing a blue suit on Houston’s bench, but Orlando Magic fans still had plenty to tune into and watch on Tuesday night. The Magic lost 107-94 but that was an entertaining contest until the final minutes when Houston pulled out the win with a 14-4 run. Orlando held James Harden to 17 points...
Via Magic Basketball Online
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Mar. 17

It’s FanDuel NBA Tuesday with $125k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $150k NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are five games being played Tuesday night in the NBA. Memphis at Detroit 7:30 PM San Antonio at New York 7:30 PM Orlando at Houston 8:00 PM Milwaukee at New Orleans 8:00 PM Charlotte at LA Clippers 10:30 PM...
Via Sports-Glory
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Harden scores 28, Rockets beat Nuggets 114-100

DENVER (AP) James Harden scored 28 points, Corey Brewer had 24 and the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game road losing streak by beating the Denver Nuggets 114-100 on Saturday night Trevor Ariza had 19 points and Donatas Motiejunas added 18 for the Rockets, who began a key four-game road trip with their second straight win in Denver after losing the previous four. Wilson Chandler...
Via AP on Fox
March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Tristan Thompson Blocks Donatas Motiejunas With No Regard For Human Life

Tristan Thompson blocks Donatas Motiejunas into another zip code during the Cleveland-Houston game.
Via Gamedayr
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Dribbles: Kyrie out, LeBron in and Cavs to get stiff test in Houston

Tipoff: Toyota Center, Houston, 3:30 p.m. Records: Cavaliers 37-23; Rockets 40-18. TV: ABC. Radio: WTAM 1100, 100.7 WMMS, 87.7 FM La Mega, AM 1590 WAKR (Akron) Projected Starters Cavaliers: C Timofey Mozgov; PF Kevin Love; SF LeBron James; SG J.R. Smith; PG Matthew Dellavedova. Rockets: C Donatas Motiejunas; PF Terrence Jones; SF Trevor Ariza; SG James Harden; PG Patrick Beverly...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Donatas Motiejunas… Not the Easiest Name to Say, But Worthy of the Fantasy Pick Up

By BTS Team. The Houston Rockets certainly have depth on their team, but losing their star center Dwight Howard for awhile due to knee injury isn’t an easy task to fill. For a team battling in the Western Conference, you can’t afford to lose much ground when it comes to fighting for a high seed in the playoffs. Luckily for the Rockets, 24 year old Donatas Motiejunas has been...
Via Beyond The Spread
February 09, 2015  |  Discuss

FanDuel NBA lineup for Feb. 8

It’s FanDuel NBA Sunday with $150k up for grabs.  The entry fee for the $150k NBA Shot is $2 with $10,000 going to first place. NBA Shot 2 dollar entry There are seven late games being played Sunday night in the NBA. Atlanta at Memphis 6:00 PM TSOH TSOH Indiana at Charlotte 6:00 PM FSMW TSOH Minnesota at Detroit 6:00 PM FSDT Chicago at Orlando 6:00 PM WGN FSFL...
Via Sports-Glory
February 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Fantasy Basketball Infirmary: Week 15 Injury Analysis

As we gear up for the All-Star break next week, owners should pay extra attention to their daily lineups. Guys that are typically playing through minor injuries could miss a game or two, as teams try to give them some extra rest before heading into the second half of the season. There are already quite a few guys who have played their last game prior to the All-Star break. Sidelined...
Via Razzball Basketball
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview: Bucks at Rockets

James Harden attributes Houston's success without Dwight Howard to the Rockets' depth. That theory will get tested longer than the club may have anticipated. After receiving news Howard will be out the rest of February, the Rockets look to win for the sixth time in seven tries as they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. Houston (34-15) has gone 4-1 without Howard, who has been...
Via AP on Fox
February 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Bucks-Rockets Preview

James Harden attributes Houston's success without Dwight Howard to the Rockets' depth. That theory will get tested longer than the club may have anticipated. After receiving news Howard will be out the rest of February, the Rockets look to win for the sixth time in seven tries as they host the Milwaukee Bucks on Friday night. Houston (34-15) has gone 4-1 without Howard, who has been...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Dwight Howard’s Knee

On my timeline last night there was quite a bit of concern going on about Dwight Howard’s knee. I seem to be one of the few who is not too concerned about it. There are for sure reasons to worry, however I think that there are a lot of positives that can come out of this, and hopefully the coaching staff, medical staff, and front office can all be on board with how to handle this...
Via Rockets Social
February 02, 2015  |  Discuss
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