Articles about Donatas Motiejunas

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METAIRIE, Louisiana - Donatas Motiejunas, the Pelicans' new 7-footer, might sound delusional to more cynical NBA observers.Two of the first topics Motiejunas discussed after his first practice with the Pelicans on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) were the health of his ...
Jan 5, 2017
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Veteran 7-footer Donatas Motiejunas has signed a free-agent contract to play for the New Orleans Pelicans for the rest of this season, the club announced on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time).A person familiar with the negotations, speaking on ...
Jan 4, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden scored 35 points, including the game-winner with 2.7 seconds left, and the Houston Rockets took advantage of Stephen Curry's absence to get a 97-96 victory over the Golden State Warriors in Game 3 of ...
Apr 22, 2016
NBA
ATLANTA - The Atlanta Hawks stayed hot with balanced scoring to overcome the Houston Rockets' powerful combination of Michael Beasley and James Harden.Al Horford scored 22 points, Tim Hardaway Jr. had 20 and the streaking Hawks continued to feast on Western ...
Mar 20, 2016
NBA
HOUSTON - Donatas Motiejunas scored 18 points, Trevor Ariza had 16 and the Houston Rockets coasted to their most lopsided win of the season, 130-81 over the injury-ravaged Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time).The Rockets, who never trailed, ...
Mar 15, 2016
NBA
CLEVELAND - Pistons coach Stan Van Gundy didn't want to scrap a trade he was convinced would make his team better.He had no other choice.Detroit rescinded a three-player, three-team trade with the Houston Rockets and Philadelphia 76ers ...
Feb 23, 2016
NBA
HOUSTON - The Houston Rockets have dealt forward/center Donatas Motiejunas and guard Marcus Thornton to Detroit in a three-team trade that also includes Philadelphia.Houston received a protected 2016 first-round pick from Detroit and the draft rights of forward Chukwudiebere ...
Feb 19, 2016
NBA
HOUSTON - Houston forward Donatas Motiejunas will miss the rest of the season after back surgery.The 7-foot Motiejunas last played on March 25 and had minimally invasive spine surgery called a lumbar microdiscectomy on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).Motiejunas, who is ...
Apr 10, 2015
NBA
HOUSTON - Eric Bledsoe had a career-high 34 points and the Phoenix Suns withstood a fourth-quarter charge by the Houston Rockets for a 117-102 victory on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Bledsoe scored 23 by halftime and surpassed his previous ...
Mar 22, 2015
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden wasn't at his best on Tuesday night (Wednesday, Manila time).The Houston Rockets still got a win over the Orlando Magic thanks to contributions from across the lineup.Donatas Motiejunas scored 23 points and the Rockets used ...
Mar 18, 2015
NBA
DENVER - James Harden scored 28 points, Corey Brewer had 24 and the Houston Rockets snapped a three-game road losing streak by beating the Denver Nuggets, 114-100, on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time)Trevor Ariza had 19 points and Donatas Motiejunas ...
Mar 8, 2015
NBA
BOSTON - Donatas Motiejunas scored 10 of his 26 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Houston Rockets over the Boston Celtics, 93-87, Friday night (Saturday, Manila time) for their fourth straight win.Motiejunas also had 12 rebounds as the Rockets improved ...
Jan 31, 2015
NBA
NEW ORLEANS - Ryan Anderson scored 22 points, Tyreke Evans added 21 and the New Orleans Pelicans routed the Houston Rockets, 111-83, on Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).Dante Cunningham added 13 points for New Orleans, which opened a double-digit lead ...
Jan 3, 2015
NBA
HOUSTON - James Harden and the Houston Rockets got a lift from two unlikely sources on Wednesday night (Thursday, Manila time).Harden scored 26 points on 10-for-31 shooting in Houston's 102-89 victory over the Sacramento Kings, and Donatas ...
Nov 27, 2014
PBA
DONATAS Motiejunas of Lithuania believes Gilas Pilipinas will be in for a tough competition when it sees action in the 2014 Fiba World Cup in Spain.The third-string power forward and center of the Houston Rockets said the Lithuanians are going ...
Oct 16, 2013
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