Laurynas Birutis officially declared for the NBA draft

2018-04-16T19:44:43+00:00 2018-04-16T19:45:48+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

16/Apr/18 19:44

Eurohoops.net

The young Lithuanian prospect declared for the NBA draft, his agent confirmed to ESPN.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Laurynas Birutis, the Lithuanian 20-year-old, 7-foot-1 center averaged 15.1 points, 7.0 rebounds and 1.4 blocks for his team BC Siauliai in the Lithuanian first division, the best in all three categories. In an interview with ESPN, he talked about his goals and the upcoming NBA Draft:

“The NBA has always been my dream. Therefore, I would like to try my chances there. This was not a difficult decision, because I want to try to compete against the best players in the world.”

Birutis is considered a potential second-round pick by NBA teams.

Jonathan Givony of ESPN reported the news:

 

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