Rokas Giedraitis: Of course I want to play in the NBA. …

Rokas Giedraitis: Of course I want to play in the NBA. I want to try to be there. A couple of years ago I had said that I can fit well in some NBA teams. But, in basketball, there’s hard work and some part of luck. I think time will show. I have a lot of job to do right now, so I don’t think about the NBA now. Every kid who plays basketball wants to try out for the NBA.

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Donatas Urbonas: Rokas Giedraitis rejected few NBA Summer League invitations. Last year few teams considered him on a two-way contract and now he is under the NBA radar, sources confirmed. Giedraitis is still under the contract with ALBA and will make his Euroleague debut next season.
You’ll be 27 this summer. Players like Dairis Bertans made the jump during this season… Are you open to trying to make it to the NBA? Rokas Giedraitis: I am right now focused on finishing the season as well as possible and hopefully win the BBL title. But yes, I am definitely open to it. Last summer there was some interest from some NBA teams in me and it’s obviously a dream of mine to one day play there.
You signed a three-year deal with Alba Berlin last summer. Are the contract terms still the same as when you signed? Rokas Giedraitis: Yes. I signed a three-year contract in the summer of 2018 and I have an opt-out clause if I get an NBA offer.
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