Donatas Motiejunas RUMORS & NEWS

  • Rockets' pros and cons of matching Nets' Donatas Motiejunas offer sheet

    CBS Sports "In need of creative ways to improve their roster, the Brooklyn Nets signed big man Donatas Motiejunas to an offer sheet on Friday. The Houston Rockets have until Monday night to decide whether or not to match it. First, the specifics: It's a four-year deal worth $37 million including bonuses,..." December 04

  • Sources: Nets sign Donatas Motiejunas to 4-year, $37M offer sheet

    ESPN "The Brooklyn Nets have signed restricted free-agent forward Donatas Motiejunas to a four-year offer sheet worth $37 million, according to league sources. The Houston Rockets have three days to match the offer ‎or else Motiejunas can join the Nets. ‎The Nets have been discussing the move..." December 03

  • Rockets make push to sign Donatas Motiejunas, see Thanksgiving as deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "Donatas Motiejunas, on paper, should be the kind of big man who thrives in Mike D’Antoni’s offense. Two seasons ago he shot 36.8 percent from three and you have to respect him from the midrange, if teams scramble in transition and he is guarded by a much smaller guy he can make them pay in the..." November 23

  • Rockets still waiting on Donatas Motiejunas

    Houston Chronicle "Told that for the first time this season the Rockets could be whole with Pat Beverley back this week, likely Thursday against the Portland Trail Blazers, Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni corrected with a reference to unsigned free agent Donatas Motiejunas. "Almost," D'Antoni said. "We still have..." November 16

  • Rockets reportedly offer multi-year contract to Donatas Motiejunas

    Sportando "Donatas Motiejunas is still a restricted free-agent but hasn't found an agreement with the Rockets yet. The deadline to accept the qualifying offer is already expired but Houston is offering him a multi year deal, worth around $7 mln per season, according to Marc Stein." November 04

  • Donatas Motiejunas’ agent: ‘When analytics can measure human behavior, then and only then will I find them useful’

    Pro Basketball Talk "Rockets general manager Daryl Morey has cultivated a reputation as the NBA’s most statistically inclined front-office chief. So, it’s impossible to read this tweet from B.J. Armstrong – the former Chicago Bull and current agent of Donatas Motiejunas, who’s in a contract quarrel with Houston –..." October 04

  • Motiejunas' qualifying offer with Rockets expires

    ESPN "With the deadline to sign a qualifying offer approaching, restricted free-agent power forward Donatas Motiejunas and the Houston Rockets have exchanged contract proposals but remain far apart on an agreement, multiple sources told ESPN. Motiejunas is seeking a larger financial deal from the..." October 02

  • Rockets not negotiating with Motiejunas ahead of weekend deadline

    Pro Basketball Talk "It looks like Donatas Motiejunas is about to go the route Tristan Thompson did — it worked out for the Cavaliers’ big man. But this would be a huge bet on himself by Motiejunas. The Lithuanian is headed toward playing this season on a qualifying offer with the Rockets, then becoming an..." October 01

  • Agent: Rockets not doing enough to re-sign Donatas Motiejunas

    ESPN "The agent for Houston Rockets restricted free-agent power forward Donatas Motiejunas expressed some concern with the team about a lack of progress on a new contract. "They haven't made us a serious offer," Motiejunas' agent, BJ Armstong, told ESPN on Wednesday. "Our moment of truth will be Oct...." September 15

  • 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