Chandler Parsons with a very hard foul on Motiejunas.
Parsons takes down Motiejunas with a hard foul. People seem agitated.
Or should that be D-Mo vs. D-No? Motiejunas just got a tough call, out with three fouls.
Motiejunas is 1 of 2, but game has been typical of his play this season. He's not scoring, but he's playing very well in a variety of ways.
Same starters as Miami game for Wolves: Zach, KMartin, Thad, Pek, Wiggins. Rockets are starting Ariza, Motiejunas, Howard, Harden, Canaan
Just a few Minn-Hou connections: McHale, Dunn, Bickerstaff, Buckner, David Adelman, Motiejunas (technically a Minn pick), Budinger, Martin.
Motiejunas finds his shot just in time. His 3 at the buzzer gives him 12 and Rockets a 56-48 halftime lead. D-Mo was 3 of 13 coming in.
Motiejunas was 0-for-season (five) on 3-pointers before hitting a corner trey for 35-33 Rockets lead.
Francisco Garcia checks in -- at the four. On floor with Harden, Daniels, Terry and Motiejunas.
Rockets forward Donatas Motiejunas said he is completely focused on defense tonight against Warriors.
Failed to mention earlier, but Motiejunas, Canaan starting w/ Jones, Beverley out; and for SA, Baynes, Bonner starting for Splitter, Duncan.
Looking like I won't have to spell Motiejunas on deadline.
With Black, Jones out and Motiejunas in foul trouble, Joey Dorsey getting early minutes.
Houston is down starting PF Terrance Jones. His replacement, Donatas Montiejunas, picked up 2 fouls in first 90 sec.
It took Motiejunas 89 seconds to pick up two fouls and head to the bench. Papanikolaou checks in at four.
With Terrence Jones out, Motiejunas starting at power forward for Rockets. Black and Jones inactive.
When Donatas Motiejunas switched on to Tony Wroten, the only thing Tony was thinking about was drawing that foul.
Rockets pick up fourth year options on contracts of Terrence Jones and Donatas Motiejunas, source said. Both signed through 15-16.
How can I get Kostas Papanikolaou right and Adam Silver wrong? Holy Donatas Motiejunas!
That whole Motiejunas thing did not work so well. He takes a seat. Tarik Black in at center.
Dwight picks up his fourth foul 67 seconds into the second half. This time, Motiejunas checks in for him.
Six of the 10 players on the court now are lefties (Henry/Randle/Davis for the Lakers, Harden/Papanikolaou/Motiejunas for the Rockets).
As for the next moves, the contract options of Motiejunas and Jones will be picked up, as we reported early in camp, but not until Thursday.
Motiejunas hits his first shot, a falling, off-hand hook. A tougher shot than any of the 11 he missed on Wednesday.
McHale said he wants to see Donatas Motiejunas provide some defense and rebounding at the 4 - would like to see that spot have more depth.
Appears Francisco Garcia (ankle) out for Dominicans vs. US today. Wise to target Thur. Good days for Rockets Motiejunas, Papanikolaou in WC.