Deividas Gailius

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Deividas Gailius
No. 13 – San Pablo Burgos
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1988-04-26) April 26, 1988 (age 29)
Klaipėda, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)
Listed weight 202 lb (92 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2005–present
Career history
2005–2007 Nafta-Uni-Laivitė Klaipėda
2007–2009 Neptūnas
2009–2010 Šiauliai
2010–2012 Virtus Bologna
2012–2013 Neptūnas
2013–2014 Olimpija
2014–2015 Neptūnas
2015–2017 Lietuvos rytas
2017–present San Pablo Burgos
Career highlights and awards

Deividas Gailius (born Deividas Daunys; April 26, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for San Pablo Burgos of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he plays the small forward and shooting guard positions.

Professional career[edit]

During the 2012–13 season with Neptūnas Klaipėda, Gailius averaged a career high of 17.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in the Lithuanian League. For the 2013–14 season he played with the Slovenian team Union Olimpija Ljubljana.[1] In August 2014, he returned to Neptūnas signing a one-year deal.[2] In June 2015, he signed a two-year deal with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius.[3] In August 2017, he signed a one-year deal with San Pablo Burgos of the Liga ACB.[4]

International career[edit]

Gailius played for Lithuania national team at the 2007 FIBA U-19 World Championship, finishing in 9th place. In 2014 coach Jonas Kazlauskas included Gailius into preliminary 24 players list for main Lithuania national basketball team.[5] Though, he did not make into the final roster.[6] In 2015 he was included into the extended candidates list once again.[7] This time, he qualified into the main EuroBasket 2015 roster and won a silver medal.[8] He was invited to the national team training camp in 2016 as well, but was released on July 14.[9]

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

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.

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2014–15 Neptūnas 10 10 26.9 .470 .407 .600 4.8 2.5 1.3 .0 14.7 13.9
Career 10 10 26.9 .470 .407 .600 4.8 2.5 1.3 .0 14.7 13.9

Personal life[edit]

In the summer of 2007, Gailius changed his surname from Daunys.[10]

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