Martynas Gecevičius

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Martynas Gecevičius
Martynas Gecevicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Martynas Gecevičius with Lithuania men's national team
No. 13 – Stelmet Zielona Góra
Position Shooting guard
League Polish Basketball League
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1988-05-16) 16 May 1988 (age 29)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2010 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2007 Sakalai
2007–2011 Lietuvos rytas
2011–2013 Olympiacos
2013–2015 Lietuvos rytas
2015–2016 TED Ankara Kolejliler
2016–2017 CAI Zaragoza
2017–present Stelmet Zielona Góra
Career highlights and awards

Martynas "Marty" Gecevičius (born May 16, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Stelmet Zielona Góra of the Polish Basketball League.

Professional career[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.

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.

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

On July 9, 2015, Gecevičius signed with TED Ankara Kolejliler for the 2015–16 BSL season.[3]

On August 19, 2016, he signed with Spanish club CAI Zaragoza.[4] On May 16, 2017, Gecevičius was named best three-point shooter of the Liga Endesa.[5][6]

On October 26, 2017, he signed with Polish club Stelmet Zielona Góra.[7]

Lithuanian national team[edit]

At the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Gecevičius played for the senior Lithuanian national basketball team, which won Bronze medals.[8]
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.[9] In 2015 he was included into the extended candidates list, but was not invited to the training camp.[10]

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.

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]

References[edit]

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