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Houston Rockets 2015-2016 Player Profile: Donatas Motiejunas – The Most Improved

By Andre Cantalogo
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Feb 20, 2015; Dallas, TX, USA; Houston Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas (20) during the game against the Dallas Mavericks at American Airlines Center. Mandatory Credit: Kevin Jairaj-USA TODAY Sports

2014-2015 Accomplishments

Regular Season:

Career Highs:

  • Points Per Game (12.0)
  • Minutes Played Per Game (28.7)
  • Rebounds Per Game (5.9)
  • Assists Per Game (1.8)
  • Games Started (62)
  • Games Played (71)
  • Field Goal Percentage (.504)
  • Three-Point Percentage (.368)
  • Win Shares (4.7)

Other Notables:

  • Ranked 2nd among centers in 3-PT percentage.
  • Ranked 10th in 2-PT field goal percentage (.536).
  • Ranked 7th in offensive charge fouls drawn (24).
  • Ranked 2nd in hook shots made (128) and 1st in shots made inside the paint (158)

Personal:

  • 7 Votes for NBA’s Most Improved Player of 2014-15.
  • Career-high 26 points against the Boston Celtics on January 30th, 2015.
  • Competed in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup for the Lithuanian national team averaging 7.4 pts and 4 rebs.

Next: A Multitude of Strengths

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