Artūras Jomantas

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Artūras Jomantas
Arturas Jomantas.2009-07-31.jpg
No. 21 – BC Dzūkija
PositionPower forward
LeagueLithuanian Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1985-05-04) May 4, 1985 (age 34)
Skuodas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 6.75 in (2.00 m)
Listed weight234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
Playing career2003–present
Career history
2003–2004Nafta Mažeikiai
2004–2006Šiauliai
2006–2013Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2013–2014Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys
2014–2015Dzūkija Alytus
2015–2016Šiauliai
2016–2018Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2018–presentDzūkija Alytus
Career highlights and awards

Artūras Jomantas (born May 4, 1985) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player who plays for Dzūkija Alytus of the Lithuanian Basketball League.

Professional career[edit]

Born in Skuodas, Lithuania, he made his debut with Mažeikiai (Lithuania) during the 2002-03 championship. He played high-school basketball at Laurinburg Normal HS. He signed for the 2003–04 season by Mažeikiai. He signed for the 2004-05 season by Šiauliai and played there until the end of the 2005–06 season. He signed for the 2006-07 season by Lietuvos Rytas. Despite being a solid player at first, his career in Lietuvos rytas quickly went downward, and he was eventually released in May 2013. In August 2013 it was announced that Jomantas signed with BC Pieno žvaigždės.

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

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Lietuvos Rytas 20 7 23.0 .529 .429 .717 4.1 1.7 1.1 .2 6.3 8.3
2009–10 Lietuvos Rytas 10 10 32.1 .571 .294 .727 4.7 2.8 1.5 .1 9.5 11.5
2010–11 Lietuvos Rytas 12 5 16.4 .412 .214 .750 2.2 1.0 .4 .1 2.4 2.5
2012–13 Lietuvos Rytas 3 3 25.0 .250 .286 1.000 4.0 1.0 .7 .0 4.0 6.3

Awards and achievements[edit]

Jomantas during his first tenure with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius in 2007.
  • LKL, Baltic Basketball League, LKF Vice-Champion - 2008
  • He was named the 2007-08 Euroleague Week-2 MVP.[1]
  • He won the 2007 Baltic League with BC Lietuvos rytas.
  • He played in the 2005 Lithuanian All Star Game.
  • He played in the 2006 FIBA EuroCup All Star Game.
  • He played in 2007 Baltic League All Star Game.
  • He has been member of the Lithuanian U-16, U-18, U-20 and U-21 National Team.
  • He played at the 2001 European U-16 Championship.
  • He won the silver medal at the 2003 World U-18 Championship.
  • He won the silver medal at the 2005 European U-20 Championship.
  • He won the bronze medal at the 2005 European U-20 Championship.
  • He won the gold medal at the 2005 World Under-21 Championship.
  • LKF cup winner: 2009
  • LKL second place winner: 2007, 2008
  • ULEB Eurocup champion 2009
  • Euroleague MVP of the Week - Season 2007-08, Week 2, against Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C.

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