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Memphis Grizzlies Western Southwest
 
Jonas Valanciunas • #17 • C
Status:On roster
Ht/Wt:7'0", 265 lbs.
Born:May 6, 1992 (27 yrs) in Utena, LTU
From:Lithuanian League
Experience:7 years
Drafted:Drafted by Toronto in 2011 (1/5).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Toronto in 2019.
2019-20 Season Stats
G GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG TPG PPG
YTD 14 14 23.3 .526 .333 .957 9.1 1.9 0.1 0.6 2.2 12.4
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Scouting Report
Owns the offensive glass, thanks to great size, athleticism, hands, and hustle for a 7-footer. Brings above-average skill and strength for a true center. Feisty and fast under the hoop. Has nice touch converting buckets (converting for a very high percentage) and gets the most from his massive wingspan. Mobile and athletic too. Doesn't have much shooting range, and although agile and quick he's not an explosive leaper (and must keep developing his offensive repertoire). While a good defender he's not yet the shot-blocker he can be. Streaky: dominates some games and is invisible in others. Foul-prone too.
Long Range Potential: Emerging true center with stellar tools.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NBA All-Rookie Second Team 2012-13
Olympics Member of Lithuania Olympic Team 2012
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