Lietuvos Rytas Rosters

2018-2019 Lietuvos Rytas Roster

# Player Pos Height Weight Age Birth City NBA Draft Status Nationality
22 Eimantas Bendzius SF 6-8 190 28 Klaipeda 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
23 Marek Blazevic C 6-11 240 17 Vilnius 2023 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania
51 Arnas Butkevicius SF 6-4 203 26 Klaipeda 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
14 Martynas Echodas F 6-9 220 21 Kaunas 2019 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania
- Norbertas Giga C 7-0 245 23 Kaunas 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
18 Mindaugas Girdziunas SG 6-2 195 30 Klaipeda 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
- Manny Harris G 6-5 185 29 Detroit (MI) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
25 Evaldas Kairys C 6-8 231 28 Svencioiu 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
3 Chris Kramer G 6-3 195 30 Huntington (IN) 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
42 Lukas Kvedaravicius GF 6-9 165 21 Vilnius 2019 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania
- Derek Needham G 5-11 180 28 Dalton (IL) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
Montenegro
13 Margiris Normantas G 6-4 201 22 Vilnius 2018 NBA Draft, Undrafted Lithuania
7 Artsiom Parakhouski C 6-11 268 31 Minsk 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted Belarus
9 Aistis Pilauskas G 6-2 165 20 Vilnius 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania
11 D.J. Seeley G 6-4 195 29 Redding (CA) 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
0 Deividas Sirvydis GF 6-7 198 18 Vilnius 2022 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania
6 Rok Stipcevic PG 6-2 180 32 Maribor 2008 NBA Draft, Undrafted Slovenia
Croatia
- Dominique Sutton GF 6-5 212 32 Durham (NC) 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted United States
37 Einaras Tubutis PF 6-9 192 20 Klaipeda 2020 NBA Draft Eligible Lithuania

2018-2019 Lietuvos Rytas Depth Chart

  PG SG SF PF C
Starters D. Needham M. Girdziunas A. Butkevicius E. Bendzius A. Parakhouski
Rotation D. Seeley M. Normantas D. Sirvydis M. Echodas  
Rotation R. Stipcevic        
Lim PT A. Pilauskas     E. Tubutis  
Lim PT       L. Kvedaravicius  

Recent Lietuvos Rytas History

Season League Record Placement
2018-2019 Eurocup 8-10 8th
2018-2019 Lithuanian LKL 28-11 N/A
2017-2018 Eurocup 7-9 13th
2017-2018 Lithuanian LKL 37-12 2nd
2016-2017 Eurocup 6-8 9th
2016-2017 Lithuanian LKL 33-15 3rd
2015-2016 Eurocup 2-8 39th
2015-2016 Lithuanian LKL 36-11 3rd
2014-2015 Eurocup 11-6 9th
2014-2015 Lithuanian LKL 41-10 2nd
2013-2014 Eurocup 5-3 9th
2013-2014 Euroleague 1-9 24th
2013-2014 Euroleague - Qualification 3-0 1st
2013-2014 VTB United League 17-8 5th
2013-2014 Lithuanian LKL 23-4 3rd
2012-2013 Euroleague 2-8 21st
2012-2013 VTB United League 9-9 13th
2012-2013 Lithuanian LKL 14-6 2nd
2011-2012 Baltic League BBL Elite Division 3-1 N/A
2011-2012 Eurocup 12-4 N/A
2011-2012 Euroleague - Qualification 2-1 N/A
2011-2012 VTB United League 15-8 N/A
2011-2012 Lithuanian LKL 19-8 N/A

2018-2019 Lietuvos Rytas Awards & Honors

Player Award / Honor
Rok Stipcevic EuroCup Week 9 MVP (2019)
Artsiom Parakhouski EuroCup Last 16 Week 5 MVP (2019)
Martynas Echodas Eurocup Rising Star Trophy (2019)

2018-2019 Lietuvos Rytas Front Office

Staff Member Position
Linas Kleiza VP
Dainius Adomaitis Head Coach
Mindaugas Brazys Assistant Coach
Martynas Purlys General Manager
Martas Skrabulis Athletic Trainer
Evaldas Kandratavicius Athletic Trainer

2018-2019 Lietuvos Rytas Stat Leaders

Player GP MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TOV
Derek Needham 15 24.5 13.1 1.3 5.3 1.5 0.0 2.4
Artsiom Parakhouski 34 22.4 12.5 6.9 0.9 0.4 0.8 1.3
Dominique Sutton 32 24.1 11.6 5.2 1.7 1.6 0.2 2.4
D.J. Seeley 50 27.0 11.0 2.4 3.1 1.0 0.1 1.8
Eimantas Bendzius 57 26.2 10.8 3.7 1.5 0.8 0.2 1.1
Arnas Butkevicius 57 27.0 9.2 5.5 2.1 1.4 0.4 1.3
Martynas Echodas 57 18.7 8.8 4.9 0.6 0.4 0.4 0.9
Mindaugas Girdziunas 55 21.8 8.1 1.2 1.9 0.6 0.0 1.0
Rok Stipcevic 43 20.5 7.7 1.8 3.0 0.7 0.0 1.6
Chris Kramer 17 23.3 7.5 2.8 4.5 1.2 0.1 1.4
Evaldas Kairys 20 16.8 7.3 3.9 0.8 0.7 1.0 1.2
Deividas Sirvydis 52 14.6 5.1 2.0 0.8 0.4 0.1 0.5
Manny Harris 4 10.7 4.8 1.8 0.8 0.2 0.2 0.8
Norbertas Giga 2 4.8 3.0 2.5 0.0 0.5 0.0 0.0
Marek Blazevic 16 5.8 2.6 1.8 0.3 0.2 0.1 0.4
Margiris Normantas 19 8.9 2.4 0.8 0.6 0.2 0.1 0.3
Einaras Tubutis 8 6.6 2.1 2.0 0.1 0.4 0.1 0.6
Lukas Kvedaravicius 3 4.0 1.7 0.0 0.7 0.7 0.0 0.0
Aistis Pilauskas 25 7.1 1.6 0.7 1.2 0.2 0.0 0.7