Donatas Motiejunas RUMORS & NEWS

  • No timetable for Donatas Motiejunas’ return

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets have not offered a timetable for Donatas Motiejunas’ return to the court, largely because they don’t have one. But they do hope to have a timetable to get a timetable. Motiejunas, who continues to work out on his own after each day’s practice is completed without him, is scheduled..." November 20

  • Bickerstaff: Motiejunas Will Return "Sometime in December"

    The Dream Shake "Houston Rocket Donatas Motiejunas will return "sometime in December" according to an interview with J.B. Bickerstaff on Wednesday morning." J.B. Bickerstaff on Wednesday morning. Sports radio 790: He's working extremely hard. He's in the gym three different times a day. He's in the weight..." November 19

  • Rockets pick up option on Clint Capela, still waiting on Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas

    Houston Chronicle "The Rockets picked up their option on the third season of second-year center Clint Capela’s rookie contract, a person with knowledge of the deal said on the condition of anonymity because the move has not been announced. They are far less certain that they will be able to reach agreements on..." November 02

  • Report: No rookie extension for Rockets' Motiejunas, Jones

    CBS Sports "The Houston Rockets will not extend the rookie contracts of forwards Donatas Motiejunas and Terrence Jones, according to Yahoo Sports' Shams Charania. The deadline to do so is Nov. 2, and the two sides have reportedly been "unable to gain traction." Unless one of the two was willing to take a..." October 29

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    Mark Berman @MarkBermanFox26

    Kevin McHale on Donatas Motiejunas: "D-Mo probably won't start training camp. We'll see where that goes." D-Mo rehabbing after back surgery.

  • Donatas Motiejunas unsure if he’ll be ready for start of camp

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas – whose season ended last April before the playoffs could begin – said Friday he was not sure if he will be far enough along in his rehabilitation after back surgery to be cleared for the start of training camp this month. Speaking at the Rockets annual Sept...." September 11

  • Donatas Motiejunas still on the road to recovery after last season’s back surgery

    Houston Chronicle "Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas is a long way from cleared to play after last season’s back surgery, but he returned to Las Vegas, anyway to continue his rehabilitation with the Rockets medical staff, saying he remains on schedule for the start of training camp." July 15

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    Sam Amick @sam_amick

    Another huge hit for Houston: I'm told Donatas Motiejunas is out for the season with his back injury. Story to come at @USATODAYsports

  • Rockets plan to pick up options on Terrence Jones, Donatas Motiejunas

    Houston Chronicle "Though Rockets coach Kevin McHale called the Rockets’ power forward position open, saying he needs to see more physical defense and rebounding from the position, a vote of confidence for his returning power forwards, Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas, is expected before the season..." October 01

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    Adrian Wojnarowski @WojYahooNBA

    Houston's been calling teams, trying to assist forward Donatas Motiejunas in finding a new team, sources tell Yahoo. He wants playing time.

  • Motiejunas Assigned to D-League

    The Dream Shake "The Rockets' 7-foot Lithuanian Donatas Motiejunas is being assigned to the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Houston's D-League affiliate. Is it a chance to get his mojo back or a D-Mo showcase for a future trade? D-Mo spent 7 games with the Vipers last season. He posted 20.3 ppg & 9.7 rpg in 34 mpg..." January 06

  • Rockets pick up options on Motiejunas, Jones

    Houston Chronicle "Second-year power forwards Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas might have been unable to lock down the starting spot, but they did sign on for another season on Wednesday. The Rockets picked up their third-year options on the rookie contracts for both players, keeping them under contract..." October 30

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    Jonathan Feigen @Jonathan_Feigen

    Funny seeing @dmorey in hallway after shootaround with extension paperwork for TJones, D-Mo to sign. Not much ceremony for no-brainer moves.

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    Jared Zwerling @JaredZwerling

    Grizzlies forward Ed Davis has been fined $15k for making excessive & unnecessary contact w/ Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas (from Fri.).

  • Motiejunas sees long road yield big step with first start

    Houston Chronicle "Donatas Motiejunas’ first coach in Lithuania never minced words with his young players about the discipline required to have success or the long odds against attaining it. “He said ‘From all of you, all the players, if it comes out with one good player, I will be blessed,’ ” Motiejunas..." February 27

  • Donatas Motiejūnas to get his first start

    The Dream Shake "The times they are a changin'. In an unanticipated move today, Kevin McHale has announced that there will be a new face in the starting line-up tomorrow night against the Bucks During his first significant NBA minutes, Donatas Motiejūnas scored 13 points, grabbed three rebounds and two assists..." February 26