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Martynas Gecevi%C4%8Dius
Martynas Gecevi?ius
Martynas Gecevicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Gecevi?ius, with Lithuania, in 2013.
No. 13 - Aris Thessaloniki
PositionShooting guard
LeagueGreek Basket League
Personal information
Born (1988-05-16) 16 May 1988 (age 32)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight205 lb (93 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2010 / Undrafted
Playing career2004-present
Career history
2004-2007Sakalai
2007-2011Lietuvos rytas
2011-2013Olympiacos
2013-2015Lietuvos rytas
2015-2016TED Ankara Kolejliler
2016-2017CAI Zaragoza
2017-2018Stelmet Zielona Góra
2018-2019Skycop Prienai
2019-presentAris Thessaloniki
Career highlights and awards

Martynas "Marty" Gecevi?ius (born May 16, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Aris of the Greek Basket League.

Professional career

Gecevi?ius 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] Gecevi?ius 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 Gecevi?ius will return to Lietuvos rytas.[2]

On July 9, 2015, Gecevi?ius 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, Gecevi?ius 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]

He returned to the Lithuanian league by signing with the Skycop Prienai. He won the King Mindaugas Cup Three-Point Contest on 17 February, 2019.[8]

Lithuanian national team

At the 2010 FIBA World Championship, Gecevi?ius played for the senior Lithuanian national basketball team, which won Bronze medals.[9] He was a candidate to be on the Lithuania national team roster for EuroBasket 2011. He was also a candidate to be on Lithuanian roster for EuroBasket 2013, however on August 22, 2013, it was announced that he left the national team, due to head coach Jonas Kazlauskas' decision.[10]

In 2015, he was included into the national team's extended candidates list, but was not invited to the training camp.[11]

Career statistics

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 Gecevi?ius' team won the EuroLeague

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

References

  1. ^ Euroleague.net OLYMPIACOS signs scorer Gecevicius. (in English)
  2. ^ Gecevi?ius returns to Rytas (in Lithuanian)
  3. ^ Martynas Gecevicius signs with TED Kolejliler Ankara
  4. ^ CAI Zaragoza signs Martynas Gecevicius
  5. ^ "Gecevicius recibe el Premio Sportium al Mejor Triplista de la Liga Endesa". ACB.COM. Retrieved 2017.
  6. ^ "Martynas Gecevi?ius - geriausias Ispanijos lygos snaiperis". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 2017.
  7. ^ Martynas Gecevicius signs with Stelmet Zielona Gora
  8. ^ "Snaiperio titul? pagrieb?s M.Gecevi?ius: ,,Penkias dienas buvau kamuolio neliet?s"". 15min.lt/24sek. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ FIBA.com Martynas GECEVICIUS (LTU). (in English)
  10. ^ Martynas Gecevi?ius leaves Lithuania national team (in Lithuanian)
  11. ^ "J. Kazlausko sprendimas: paai?k?jo, kurie krep?ininkai ruo?is Europos ?empionatui". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 2015.

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