Martynas Gecevičius

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Martynas Gecevičius
Martynas Gecevicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
No. 13 – Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Position Shooting guard
League Lithuanian Basketball League
VTB United League
Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1988-05-16) 16 May 1988 (age 26)
Vilnius, Lithuania
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Pro career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2007 Sakalai (Lithuania)
2007–2011 Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
2011–2013 Olympiacos (Greece)
2013–present Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
Career highlights and awards

Martynas "Marty" Gecevičius (born May 16, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player who plays for Lietuvos Rytas of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LBL).

Professional career[edit]

Lietuvos Rytas[edit]

Gecevičius debuted in the Euroleague during the 2007-08 season, averaging 3.2 points per game, which he increased to 14.2 points per game in the 2009-10 season, making him a desirable player in the 2010 summer transfer market. His Euroleague career high is 21 points, scored against Efes. During the 2010-11 season, he averaged 11.5 points per game in the LKL, and 9.3 points per game in the Baltic Basketball League.

Olympiacos Piraeus[edit]

After signing with Olympiacos,[1] Gecevičius won the Euroleague 2011-12 season championship, and the 2011-12 Greek League championship. He also won the 2012-13 season championship of the Euroleague, with Olympiacos.

Return to Lietuvos Rytas[edit]

On July 31, 2013 it was announced that Gecevičius will return to Lietuvos Rytas.[2]

Lithuanian national team[edit]

At the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Gecevičius played for the senior Lithuanian national basketball team, which won Bronze medals.[3]
He also was a candidate to be on the Lithuania national team roster for EuroBasket 2011, and a candidate to be on Lithuanian roster for Eurobasket 2013, however on August 22, 2013 it was announced that Martynas leaves national team due to Jonas Kazlauskas decision.[4]

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high
Denotes seasons in which Gecevičius' team won the Euroleague
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Lietuvos Rytas 18 0 9.3 .500 .393 1.000 .7 .1 .4 .0 3.2 2.6
2009–10 Lietuvos Rytas 10 10 33.7 .476 .452 .889 2.9 3.3 1.3 .0 14.2 14.5
2010–11 Lietuvos Rytas 15 9 28.8 .462 .412 .839 3.0 2.6 .5 .1 11.7 12.6
2011–12 Olympiacos 18 3 16.7 .417 .413 .816 1.3 .8 .3 .0 6.2 5.7
2012–13 Olympiacos 15 0 6.0 .174 .222 .750 .8 .3 .1 .0 1.0 .3
2013–14 Lietuvos Rytas 10 9 29.1 .443 .443 .792 2.7 2.0 1.2 .0 12.4 12.1
Career 86 31 18.8 .443 .413 .848 1.7 1.3 .6 .0 7.3 7.1

Awards and achievements[edit]

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