Jonas Valanciunas puts up double-double in Lithuanian victory over Russia

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net Jonas Valanciunas stepped up with a double-double of 16 points and 10 rebounds, along with 2 steals and 2 assists to pace the Lithuanian selection to a 78-61 victory against Russia, in a preparation game for the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers later in June. Marius Grigonis added up to Valanciunas’ efforts with 14 points, Domantas Sabonis had 12 points and 8 rebounds and Mindaugas Kuzminskas added 10 for Lithuania. On the other end of the court, Anton Astapkovich had 13 points for the Russian selection, while Anton Kardanakhishvili and Mikhail…

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May 19, 2021 NBA Play-In Recap

Who Got It Done Jonas Valančiñas with grown man 23 and 23 game against the Spurs Lebron’s late three lift the Lakers to victory over Warriors Stephen Curry drops 37 in loss to Lakers pt rb ast J. ValančiūnasMEM vs. SAS 23 23 1   3 blk LeBron JamesLAL vs. GSW 22 11 10   Triple-double Stephen CurryGSW @ LAL 37 7 3   6-9 3-pt Dillon BrooksMEM vs. SAS 24 7 3   2 stl Anthony DavisLAL vs. GSW 25 12 2   2 stl K. Caldwell-PopeLAL vs. GSW 10 3 2   3 stl…

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Jonas Valanciunas expected to re-up with Memphis

According to a report from ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski, center Jonas Valanciunas is expected to agree to a three year, $45 million deal. Valanciunas opted out of a player option worth $17.6 million dollar, which would allow him to become a unrestricted free agent and negotiate a longer term deal with the Grizzlies. After being acquired from the Raptors in the Marc Gasol deal, Valanciunas posted averages of 19.9 points and 10.7 rebounds, which is a noticeable increase from his career production of 11.8 points and 8.4 rebounds per game.

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