Jonas Valanciunas RUMORS & NEWS

  • As Raptors seek new identity, efforts to deal Jonas Valanciunas still come up short

    Sporting News "Back in 2012 at the London Olympics, Lithuania national coach Kestutis Kemzura expressed some of the concerns he had about his young big man, Jonas Valanciunas, who was then 20 years old and coming into his first season in the NBA. Valanciunas had struggled in the tournament, and Kemzura told..." July 17

  • Raptors looked into dealing Valanciunas with 23rd pick

    Bleacher Report "The Toronto Raptors are reportedly shopping big man Jonas Valanciunas leading up to Thursday's draft. Michael Grange of Rogers Sportsnet reported the news, also noting Toronto is looking to move its No. 23 overall pick. Both represent future assets considering Valanciunas is just 25 years old..." June 23

  • Raptors Exploring Trading Jonas Valanciunas

    Hoops Rumors "The Raptors are looking into the possibility of moving Jonas Valanciunas and the No. 23 pick in this year’s draft, two league sources tells Michael Grange of Sportsnet (Twitter link). It’s not clear what sort of return Toronto would be seeking, but the team likely won’t want to take back much..." June 22

  • Hall of Famer blasts Kyle Lowry for not passing to Jonas Valanciunas enough

    Yardbarker "Rule No. 1: don’t mess with Lithuania. In a recent interview, Hall of Fame Lithuanian guard Sarunas Marciulionis, who played for seven seasons in the NBA from 1989 to 1997, ripped Toronto Raptors guard Kyle Lowry for not passing the ball enough to teammate Jonas Valanciunas, one of..." June 03