Donatas Motiejunas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Motiejunas talking with Rockets and other teams

    Fox 26 Houston "Forward Donatas Motiejunas would be happy to return to the Houston Rockets, but he said other teams are talking with his agent. Motiejunas is a restricted free agent and the Rockets retain the right to match any offer he gets, but he points out he could still wind up elsewhere. "Yeah of..." July 20

  • Rockets tender Donatas Motiejunas, but not Terrence Jones

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets on Thursday took the first step toward bringing back forward Donatas Motiejunas as a free agent. They did not make the same move with Terrence Jones. The Rockets tendered a one-year, $3,4 million qualifying offer to Motiejunas, making him a restricted free agent when free agent..." June 30

  • NBPA considering grievance over Donatas Motiejunas' voided trade

    Yahoo! Sports "The National Basketball Players Association is strongly considering filing a grievance with the NBA after the Detroit Pistons voided a trade over concerns about Houston Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas' back, league sources told Yahoo Sports. The Pistons voided a three-player trade with the..." March 07

  • Donatas Motiejunas calls Detroit physical 'a joke,' consulting with lawyers

    Detroit Bad Boys "Donatas Motiejunas apparently feels wronged by the Pistons, and he is not being silent after Detroit rescinded the trade-deadline deal that brought him from Houston. Motiejunas stopped just short of threatening legal action against the Pistons, and said Detroit simply changed their minds about..." February 29

  • Rockets' Motiejunas to return vs. Spurs following 25-game absence

    The Score "Houston Rockets power forward Donatas Motiejunas will return to action on Saturday versus the San Antonio Spurs, reports Jabari Young of the San Antonio Express-News. Motiejunas has missed the previous 25 games for Houston with a back injury. The 7-foot Lithuanian made headlines earlier this..." February 27

  • Pistons to void trade with Rockets

    Detroit Bad Boys "The Detroit Pistons still officially have a few hours to make a call on the deadline trade that landed them Donatas Motiejunas, but it looks like they have all the information they need: Woj added credibility to Shams' tweet. This means Donatas Motiejunas could not pass his physical and he will..." February 22

  • Pistons' Motiejunas still not cleared, trade could void

    Detroit Free Press "After the Pistons medical staff examined Donatas Motiejunas on Saturday the verdict is still out, making the 7-foot power forward and shooting guard Marcus Thornton inactive for today’s game against New Orleans (3:30 p.m., FSD). Motiejunas has back issues and has played just 18 games between..." February 21

  • Donatas Motiejunas could return as soon as Friday

    Houston Chronicle "After spending a few hours in the Phoenix area between NBA Development League assignments before the All-Star break, Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas was back on Wednesday. This time, he is expected to stay. Motiejunas, who flew to Phoenix when the Rockets were unsure if Clint Capela would..." February 18

  • Pistons To Acquire Donatas Motiejunas

    Hoops Rumors "The Pistons are acquiring Donatas Motiejunas and Marcus Thornton from the Rockets, reports Adrian Wojnarowski of The Vertical on Yahoo Sports (Twitter link). Houston gets Joel Anthony and a protected first-round pick, Wojnarowski adds (on Twitter). The pick is a top-eight protected this year and..." February 18

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    Marc Stein @ESPNSteinLine

    ESPN sources say that the Pistons have offered center Joel Anthony to the Houston Rockets in exchange for PF Donatas Motiejunas

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Rockets recall K.J McDaniels and Donatas Motiejunas from the D-League. Both played today is Austin.

  • These 2016 NBA restricted free agents could be trade bait in the next few weeks

    SB Nation "Three of the biggest names dealt at last year's NBA trade deadline (Brandon Knight, Reggie Jackson, Enes Kanter) had something in common: they were fourth-year players on the verge of getting paid in free agency. None of the three were top-level stars, and their incumbent teams didn't see the..." February 04

  • Rockets assign Donatas Motiejunas, K.J. McDaniels to Rio Grande Valley of D-League

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets assigned guard/forward K.J. McDaniels and forward/center Donatas Motiejunas to Rio Grande Valley of the NBA D-League on Saturday. McDaniels has appeared in 15 games for the Rockets and 12 games for the Vipers this season. This is his sixth assignment to Rio Grande Valley" January 30

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