Donatas Motiejunas signed a few days with the Pelicans, and has already played, having around 18.5 Minutes Per Game.
The former Rockets PF/C is averaging 7 PPG, 4.5 RPG and 3.5 APG, but has yet failed to block any shot. Motiejunas is shooting 71,4% from the field, 50% at the free throw line and 100% from deep.
How did the lithuainian ended up in New Orleans?
An early entry candidate, selected by Minnesota in the first round (20th overall) in the 2011 NBA Draft. Houston acquired his draft rights from the Timberwolves along with Jonny Flynn and Minnesota’s 2012 second-round selection in exchange for Brad Miller, the rights to Nikola Mirotic (23rd overall pick), a future first-round pick and cash considerations on June 23, 2011.
In the middle of this year, after almost joining the Nets and rejoining the Rockets, Motiejunas went to New Orleans, despite Timberwolves reported interest.