Lietuvos Rytas locks up swingman Giedraitis

Aug 04, 2017 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Lietuvos Rytas locks up swingman Giedraitis
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius and swingman Rokas Giedraitis agreed on a deal that will keep two sides together through 2018-19 season, club announced on Friday. Giedraitis (2.00 meters, 25 years old) has arrived to Rytas two summers ago after earning Lithuanian League top scorer honors. Last season in a roll off the bench he averaged 9.7 points on team-high 41% three-point shooting and has pulled down 2.2 rebounds per night in 7DAYS EuroCup action. But he has significantly boosted his numbers in the Top 16, when he posted 12.2 points and 2.8 rebounds per night. Giedraitis started his career with lower division Siauliu Saule-Aukstabalis and has also played for two other lower division teams in Lithuania - ABRO-Universitetas Siauliai and Mazeikiai - before joining Siauliai in 2013. He won gold medals with the Lithuanian national team at the Under-19 World Championship in 2011, and U20 European Championship in 2012.