Jun 12, 2018 jonas valanciunas top 10 plays from 20172018 nba season. Jonas valanciunas official nba stats, player logs, boxscores, shotcharts and videos. What the computers knew about the toronto raptors the ringer. Against the bucks, knicks, and blazers, valanciunas has averaged 12. I learned on twitter yesterday that kelce and toronto raptors center jonas valanciunas look eerily similar. Can trading jonas valanciunas help the raptors move up in the. As good as the toronto raptors backcourt of kyle lowry, demar derozan and terrence ross is, this team will not go from good to great without center jonas valanciunas making key plays late in games. Giannis, lebron and the top 100 players of the 20192020. Jonas valanciunas nba draft, ncaa and international basketball. Latest on memphis grizzlies center jonas valanciunas including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on espn. Milwaukee ap jonas valanciunas scored all of his 20 points in the decisive third quarter and the toronto raptors beat the milwaukee bucks for the second time this week, 129110 on friday night. Jonas valanciunas had a very strong performance over his four summer league games, averaging 20 points and 9.
And not in the hokey hes on the toronto raptors sense of the word, either. The 23yearold lithuanian carried the toronto raptors to a desperately needed victory over the indiana pacers. International leagues include top european leagues and euroleague and eurocup competitions. Jonas valanciunas played 15 minutes and totalled five points to go along with four rebounds. Valanciunas alone went 0for5, missing three times on a single play when his layup over cavaliers centre tristan thompson rimmed out, before a pair of putback attempts refused to fall. Its also available for football, hockey and baseball. If the season is in the books, numbers are locked in. May 02, 2018 valanciunas alone went 0for5, missing three times on a single play when his layup over cavaliers centre tristan thompson rimmed out, before a pair of putback attempts refused to fall. Team pages include statistics, rosters, payroll, schedules, game logs, splits, advanced stats, and more. Get nba 201920 season stats, career statistics, game logs and injury updates on the memphis grizzlies center.
He entered the year with just four career threepoint attempts. Giannis, lebron and the top 100 players of the 20192020 nba. Toronto outscored milwaukee 4319 in the third quarter to win its fourth consecutive game, including a 1127 overtime victory over the bucks. The raptors will now prepare for a long sixgame road trip out in the west. The 25yearold centres minutes have diminished against quicker teams, including just 14 in torontos loss to pacers, dave feschuk writes. Raptors jonas valanciunas doing everything to win cbc sports. The second european player off the board in the 2011 nba draft, jonas valanciunas spent the summer continuing to build his resume across the pond by leading lithuania to a u19 world championship victory and playing rotation minutes for the nations senior national team, which finished 5th at the 2011 eurobasket. Jonas valanciunas nba player profile fantasy basketball info view live stats, player logs, versus team stats, and latest player news for jonas valanciunas lineups. Vaughn ridley getty images a proposed swap between the toronto raptors and cleveland cavaliers is not the first of the nba trade rumors involving jonas valanciunas. Valanciunas, miles help raptors beat bulls 117100 in opener october 19, 2017 by nba news toronto ap jonas valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, c. May 23, 2016 valanciunas, who hasnt played since may 7, is officially listed as questionable.
Raptors valanciunas stars early, struggles down the stretch. The usefulness of jonas valanciunas the barnburner. Every buzzerbeater in nba history added to basketballreference. Defensively, he can struggle mightily in the pickandroll the nbas. But the team has been unable to shed the final piece that would complete its restructuring. Jonas valanciunas ability in the post could be the key to another nba teams chances of contending.
Jonas valanciunas bio, stats, and video highlights. Jonas valanciunas fantasy basketball adp fantasypros. Jonas valanciunas is a lithuanian professional basketball player for the. Jonas valanciunas numbers show that the toronto raptors should feature their 24yearold center jonas valanciunas more on offense. Valanciunas catches grizz fans on the rebound beyond the arc. The raptors could potentially trade up in the nba draft if they add a jonas valanciunas attached with the 23rd pick. Jonas valanciunas top 10 plays from 20172018 nba season.
Mar 19, 2018 jonas valanciunas, they said, was a dinosaur. The raptors could get jonas valanciunas back for game 4. Travis kelce looks eerily similar to raptors jonas valanciunas. Teammatesopponents finder now on basketballreference. Those familiar with both the nfl and nba may have already recognized this, but it comes as a shock to a guy like me that rarely watches the nba. Valanciunas, who hasnt played since may 7, is officially listed as questionable. Valanciunas added to raptors active roster for game 4 cbc. The top 100 based on that methodology reads as follows 1giannis antetokounmpo.
Player pages include basic statistics and links to players game logs, splits, advanced stats, and more. Jonas valanciunas news and rumors, memphis grizzlies, nba. Jonas valanciunas signed contract with lietuvos rytas in lithuanian. Valanciunas has looked like this when defending the pickandroll against the cavaliers all season. Carterwilliams put on weight in preparation for being used as more of a wing player. Postups accounted for 24 percent of valanciunas plays last year, per synergy sports data on, while plays as a roll man in pickandroll situations accounted for 20 percent of his plays. But, despite the amount of time hes spent on the court without the ball, valanciunas has managed a career year.
It all started with this fan sending kelce a tweet. Jonas valanciunas has evolved, changing the raptors. Valanciunas sustained the injury during the third quarter of saturdays game 3 in miami. He was selected by the toronto raptors with the fifth overall pick in the 2011 nba draft. The best moments of the season 20172018 by jonas valanciunas toronto raptors.
Jonas valanciunas finished with 15 points 67 fg, 11 3pt, 22 ft, 15 boards and two assists in 25 minutes of a 12588 win against the hawks on monday. Jonas valanciunas career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the nba and international leagues. Can the raptors use jonas valanciunas at all against the. There is a newly acquired sevenfoot, board bangin, paint stompin, reboundin machine named jonas valanciunas who has quickly captured.
Toronto raptors center jonas valanciunas was dealing with a knee contusion suffered prior to the teams nov. The new normal for jonas valanciunas new, 1 comment the raptors are changing around their fifthyear big, and valanciunas more specialized role is suiting him just fine. Valanciunas ranked top 10 in the nba in fieldgoal percentage 55. Every day, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, todays schedule, top performers, new debuts and interesting facts and tidbits. Jonas valanciunas career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the nba and european leagues. Raptors jonas valanciunas trying to keep up with the nba. The player selected at this spot probably wont have much impact next year on this really good raptors team. Baseball basketball college football college hockey olympics sr blog question or comment. Jonas valanciunas career bests and rankings, memphis.
Basketballreferences formula spit out a result in the same range. Valanciunas erupted for 27 points 10 fg, 01 3pt, 710 ft, 17 rebounds, three blocks and two assists across 32 minutes in saturdays 118101 win over the hawks the hawks have had trouble. Selecting at 23 is probably difficult for the raptors. If either is to be a frontline nba starter, it has to happen this season, likely at. See the average draft position adp for jonas valanciunas for the 20192020 fantasy basketball season. Jonas valanciunas stats, details, videos, and news. According to basketball reference, he is first in points 11,684, rebounds 5,942, blocks. Evolution of charles barkley jonas valanciunas pronunciation duration. Memphis has won five straight, 12 of its last 18 and is 9 overall since dec. Jonas valanciunas career stats, game logs, leaderboard appearances, awards, and achievements for international club and tournament play. Valanciunas was injured in the third quarter of torontos win.
May 02, 2017 those familiar with both the nfl and nba may have already recognized this, but it comes as a shock to a guy like me that rarely watches the nba. The toronto raptors announced tuesday centre jonas valanciunas will not play tonight in game 1 of the eastern conference finals at cleveland due to a. The raptors avoided a sweep, but its still largely seen as an inevitability that cleveland will be back in the finals, unless absolutely everything breaks right for toronto. Memphis grizzlies young core is ready to compete now. Oct 19, 2017 valanciunas, miles help raptors beat bulls 117100 in opener october 19, 2017 by nba news toronto ap jonas valanciunas had 23 points and 15 rebounds, c. In auctions that are for a lot of the same card, only the top card will be pictured for your reference, but you will be bidding on the entire quantity specified in the listing.
Toronto is planning to send jonas valanciunas, delon wright, cj miles and a 2024 secondround pick to the the grizzlies for gasol, league sources tell espn. Jonas valanciunas is playing up to his star potential with. In nine postseason games before saturday, valanciunas, a 7footer taken with the fifth overall pick of the 2011 draft, averaged 14. There have been a few bright spots for valanciunas over the last six games. Even though valanciunas finished the campaign with only 30 threepoint makes, that was a bigger development than it sounds. Nov 24, 2017 the 25yearold centres minutes have diminished against quicker teams, including just 14 in torontos loss to pacers, dave feschuk writes. In fact, the first field goal the cavaliers scored on the raptors this season came from.171 68 796 1195 384 1572 345 1008 914 348 643 592 870 1340 1625 1382 1384 1098 1219 1140 569 101 1344 1520 1670 43 708 709 664 1109 1609 1142 1222 830 1381 1096 919 623 1021 974 275 410