Credit: LKL
Credit LKL

One of the most promising young Lithuanian players Dovydas Giedraitis, officially signed for Zalgiris Kaunas.

Dovydas Giedraitis

Dovydas  Giedraitis
Position: SG
Age: 21
Height: 193 cm
Weight: 93 kg
Birth place: Vilnius, Lithuania

As it was reported by BasketNews, the 21-year-old signed a five-year (3+2) contract.

As BasketNews sources confirmed, Estudiantes Madrid will receive a buyout of €150k since the 1.93 m Lithuanian was under the contract with the Spanish side until 2024.

In the BasketNews LKL player survey, Giedraitis made the top 3 in both the most improved and the best defending players categories.

He averaged 8.0 points, 1.5 rebounds, and 2.5 assists in the Lithuanian basketball league for Lietkabelis Panevezys.

In two clutch LKL semifinals games vs. Zalgiris, Giedraitis boosted Lietkabelis to the LKL finals averaging 13.0 points, 3.5 assists, and 18.5 EFF.

Two of his best games of the season in efficiency came out against Zalgiris and Rytas (21 EFF).

He made his EuroCup debut last season with Lietkabelis Panevezys, averaging 8.6 points, 1.6 rebounds, 1.7 assists, and 5.3 EFF.

Giedraitis reached his season-high 25 points against Metropolitans 92.

Zalgiris Kaunas

Position Player Status
PG Mantas Kalnietis Signed until 2023
PG Lukas Lekavicius Signed until 2025
SG Dovydas Giedraitis (story) Signed until 2025 +2
PG/SG Keenan Evans (story) Signed until 2024
SG Karolis Lukosiunas Signed until 2023
SG Tomas Dimsa Signed until 2022 +1
SG/SF Ignas Brazdeikis (story) Signed until 2023 +1
SF/PF Edgaras Ulanovas Signed until 2024
SF Arnas Butkevicius (story) Signed until 2024
PF Tyler Cavanaugh Signed until 2023 +1
PF/C Rolands Smits (story) Signed until 2024
C Laurynas Birutis (story) Signed until 2024
C Kevarrius Hayes (story) Signed until 2023 +1
C Motiejus Krivas Long-term
Coach Kazys Maksvytis (story)
Expired contract Tai Webster (will not return), Janis Strelnieks (will not return), Niels Giffey (will not return), Arturas Milaknis, Paulius Jankunas (retiring), Marek Blazevic (will not return), Regimantas Miniotas (will not return), Josh Nebo (will not return)
Rumored to leave Joffrey Lauvergne (will not return), Arturas Milaknis
Interested Darius Thompson (story)

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