Donatas Motiejunas: Latest News, Rumors, Speculation Surrounding Free-Agent PF

December 28th, 2016 by Joseph Zucker Leave a reply »

Having finally ended his contract stalemate with the Houston Rockets, Donatas Motiejunas has more flexibility as he looks toward the next step in his NBA career. 

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Motiejunas Works out with Lakers Wednesday, Dec. 28's Ramona Shelburne and Marc Stein reported Wednesday that Motiejunas had a workout with the Lakers before Christmas. While showing some interest in signing him, the Lakers are still evaluating whether Motiejunas fits with their current roster.

Motiejunas' future looked to be set when the Brooklyn Nets handed him a four-year, $37 million offer sheet. Houston exercised its right to match the offer sheet but agreed to pay only $31 million of the deal, since $6 million of the Nets' offer was to be paid out in incentives, per's Calvin Watkins.

The Rockets renounced his contract rights on Dec. 15, which made him an unrestricted free agent.

Health is a concern for any team that may want to sign the 26-year-old. The Detroit Pistons had a trade in place to acquire Motiejunas in February before his physical with the team&nbs ...

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