NBA Basketball
Scoreboard| Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions
#17
Jonas Valanciunas
PPG RPG APG
11.1 7.9 0.7
Team: TorontoHeight: 7-0 Born: 5/6/1992
Position: CWeight: 265 Birthplace: Utena, Lithuania
College: NoneDraft: 1st Round 5th pick by Raptors (2011)


Latest News
Jan. 15 12:41 PM PT1:41 PM MT2:41 PM CT3:41 PM ET20:41 GMT4:41 1:41 PM MST3:41 PM EST0:41 UAE (+1)21:4115:41 ET2:41 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored eight points Monday on 4-of-5 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Philadelphia 76ers 117-111. Valanciunas grabbed five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -14 in his 13:59 on the floor.
Jan. 13 7:51 PM PT8:51 PM MT9:51 PM CT10:51 PM ET3:51 GMT11:51 8:51 PM MST10:51 PM EST7:51 UAE (+1)04:5122:51 ET9:51 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 12 points Saturday, going 3 of 8 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Golden State Warriors 127-125. Valanciunas grabbed nine rebounds and had three assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +3 in his 26:17 on the floor.
Jan. 11 8:13 PM PT9:13 PM MT10:13 PM CT11:13 PM ET4:13 GMT12:13 9:13 PM MST11:13 PM EST8:13 UAE05:1323:13 ET10:13 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 15 points Thursday, going 6 of 9 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Cleveland Cavaliers 133-99. Valanciunas grabbed 18 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 18:38 of playing time.
Analysis: He has averaged 16 points and 11.8 rebounds in the last four games.
Jan. 9 6:48 PM PT7:48 PM MT8:48 PM CT9:48 PM ET2:48 GMT10:48 7:48 PM MST9:48 PM EST6:48 UAE (+1)03:4821:48 ET8:48 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored eight points Tuesday, going 4 of 8 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Miami Heat 90-89. Valanciunas pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +1 in his 20:48 of playing time. He added two blocks.
Jan. 8 7:11 PM PT8:11 PM MT9:11 PM CT10:11 PM ET3:11 GMT11:11 8:11 PM MST10:11 PM EST7:11 UAE (+1)04:1122:11 ET9:11 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 21 points Monday on 9-of-15 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Brooklyn Nets 114-113 in overtime. Valanciunas grabbed 13 rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -2 in his 26:19 of playing time. He added one block. Valanciunas went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Valanciunas notched his second straight double-double and his ninth of the season. He has 41 points on 17-of-24 shooting with 26 rebounds in his last two games.
Jan. 5 8:46 PM PT9:46 PM MT10:46 PM CT11:46 PM ET4:46 GMT12:46 9:46 PM MST11:46 PM EST8:46 UAE05:4623:46 ET10:46 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points Friday, going 8 of 9 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Milwaukee Bucks 129-110. Valanciunas pulled down 13 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +26 in his 17:26 of playing time. He added one block.
Analysis: Valanciunas was absolutely dominant in his 17-plus minutes after going scoreless in 18 minutes in Wednesday's loss at Chicago. Unfortunately, the Lithuanian isn't getting enough court time lately to be considered a surefire fantasy option despite his strong per-minute averages.
Jan. 1 7:07 PM PT8:07 PM MT9:07 PM CT10:07 PM ET3:07 GMT11:07 8:07 PM MST10:07 PM EST7:07 UAE (+1)04:0722:07 ET9:07 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored six points Monday, going 2 of 3 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Milwaukee Bucks 131-127 in overtime. Valanciunas pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 16:18 of playing time.
Dec. 30 9:54 PM PT10:54 PM MT11:54 PM CT12:54 AM ET5:54 GMT13:54 10:54 PM MST12:54 AM EST9:54 UAE06:540:54 ET11:54 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 points Friday on 5-of-12 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 111-98. Valanciunas grabbed 11 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 21:39 of playing time. He added two blocks and one steal. Valanciunas went 1 of 2 from behind the arc.
Analysis: The big man is on a pretty good run, having averaged 14.5 points and 7.5 rebounds while shooting 53.8 percent from the field over a four-game stretch of double-figure scoring performances. Valanciunas is still quite matchup-dependent for fantasy success, so potential players will have to pick and choose their spots to obtain max value.
Dec. 27 8:48 PM PT9:48 PM MT10:48 PM CT11:48 PM ET4:48 GMT12:48 9:48 PM MST11:48 PM EST8:48 UAE05:4823:48 ET10:48 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 16 points Wednesday on 7-of-9 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Oklahoma City Thunder 124-107. Valanciunas pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -28 in his 20:22 on the floor. He added one block.
Dec. 26 6:27 PM PT7:27 PM MT8:27 PM CT9:27 PM ET2:27 GMT10:27 7:27 PM MST9:27 PM EST6:27 UAE (+1)03:2721:27 ET8:27 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 17 points Tuesday, going 5 of 11 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Dallas Mavericks 98-93. Valanciunas pulled down 11 rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +7 in his 24:56 on the floor. He added one steal.
Analysis: After struggling in consecutive games last week, Valanciunas has totaled 29 points on 9-of-18 shooting with 17 boards in his last two games. This has been a disappointing fantasy season for Valanciunas, who is averaging 10.9 points and 7.8 rebounds after he put up 12.0 and 9.5 last season.
Dec. 23 4:45 PM PT5:45 PM MT6:45 PM CT7:45 PM ET0:45 GMT8:45 5:45 PM MST7:45 PM EST4:45 UAE (+1)01:4519:45 ET6:45 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 12 points Saturday on 4-of-7 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Philadelphia 76ers 102-86. Valanciunas grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of 0 in his 23:43 on the floor.
Analysis: Valanciunas has totaled 18 points and 18 rebounds in the last three games after averaging 17.5 points and 11.5 boards over the previous four.
Dec. 21 7:15 PM PT8:15 PM MT9:15 PM CT10:15 PM ET3:15 GMT11:15 8:15 PM MST10:15 PM EST7:15 UAE (+1)04:1522:15 ET9:15 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored two points Thursday, going 1 of 6 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Philadelphia 76ers 114-109. Valanciunas pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -12 in his 15:43 of playing time.
Analysis: Valanciunas has totaled six points and 12 rebounds in the last two games after averaging 17.5 points and 11.5 boards over the previous four.
Dec. 20 6:02 PM PT7:02 PM MT8:02 PM CT9:02 PM ET2:02 GMT10:02 7:02 PM MST9:02 PM EST6:02 UAE (+1)03:0221:02 ET8:02 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored four points Wednesday on 2-of-6 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Charlotte Hornets 129-111. Valanciunas grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +14 in his 15:39 of playing time. He added one block and two steals.
Analysis: Valanciunas cooled off after averaging 17.5 points and 11.5 boards over the previous four games.
Dec. 18 9:51 PM PT10:51 PM MT11:51 PM CT12:51 AM ET5:51 GMT13:51 10:51 PM MST12:51 AM EST9:51 UAE06:510:51 ET11:51 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 points Sunday, going 3 of 10 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Sacramento Kings 108-93. Valanciunas pulled down 16 rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +4 in his 27:26 on the floor. He added three blocks.
Analysis: The double-double isn't that surprising since Valanciunas is averaging 17.5 points and 11.8 boards during a personal four-game surge. The five blocks the somewhat slow-footed center has produced over his last two games is more eye-opening. He's in the midst of his best stretch of the season, though he'll need to keep receiving minutes in the 25-30 range to keep it up.
Dec. 15 8:49 PM PT9:49 PM MT10:49 PM CT11:49 PM ET4:49 GMT12:49 9:49 PM MST11:49 PM EST8:49 UAE05:4923:49 ET10:49 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 14 points Friday, going 7 of 11 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Brooklyn Nets 120-87. Valanciunas pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +33 in his 21:42 on the floor. He added two blocks.
Analysis: Perhaps feeling some heat from improving youngster Jakob Poeltl, Valanciunas has stepped it up lately by averaging 19 points and 10.3 rebounds over his last three games. The Lithuanian has been tough to stop in the post during the surge, having recorded a .694 field goal percentage over his past four outings.
Dec. 14 8:22 AM PT9:22 AM MT10:22 AM CT11:22 AM ET16:22 GMT0:22 9:22 AM MST11:22 AM EST20:22 UAE17:2211:22 ET10:22 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 20 points Wednesday, going 7 of 12 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Phoenix Suns 115-109. Valanciunas grabbed 11 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +16 in his 30:28 of playing time. He added one steal. Valanciunas went 1 of 1 from 3-point range.
Analysis: Valanciunas has posted back-to-back 20-10 games after not even reaching double figures in rebounds in 13 straight contests. Maybe he's starting to get a better understanding of his job. ''It doesn't matter which spot on the court I'm in. They pay me to fight for the rebounds,'' he said.
Dec. 12 9:50 AM PT10:50 AM MT11:50 AM CT12:50 PM ET17:50 GMT1:50 10:50 AM MST12:50 PM EST21:50 UAE18:5012:50 ET11:50 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas had a season high-tying 23 points Monday on 8-of-10 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Los Angeles Clippers 96-91. Valanciunas pulled down 15 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +3 in his 27:44 on the floor. Valanciunas went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Valanciunas scored 17 points in the first half Monday, more than he had scored in any game since Nov. 15. The Raptors next visit Phoenix on Wednesday, and Valanciunas missed all five of his field-goal attempts against the Suns on Dec. 5.
Dec. 10 5:06 PM PT6:06 PM MT7:06 PM CT8:06 PM ET1:06 GMT9:06 6:06 PM MST8:06 PM EST5:06 UAE (+1)02:0620:06 ET7:06 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored nine points Sunday on 3-of-3 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Sacramento Kings 102-87. Valanciunas pulled down eight rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +17 in his 22:03 of playing time. He tacked on one steal. Valanciunas went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Dec. 9 11:40 PM PT12:40 AM MT1:40 AM CT2:40 AM ET7:40 GMT15:40 12:40 AM MST2:40 AM EST11:40 UAE08:402:40 ET1:40 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored eight points Friday, going 3 of 5 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Memphis Grizzlies 116-107. Valanciunas pulled down eight rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +8 in his 18:19 on the floor. He added one block.
Analysis: Though he managed at least seven rebounds for a fifth straight game, Valanciunas has just 12 points over his last two and still isn't getting a wealth of minutes. Though the bruising big man is still a useful fantasy player, his long-term outlook isn't as promising as younger teammates Jakob Poeltl and Pascal Siakam.
Dec. 5 7:12 PM PT8:12 PM MT9:12 PM CT10:12 PM ET3:12 GMT11:12 8:12 PM MST10:12 PM EST7:12 UAE (+1)04:1222:12 ET9:12 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored four points Tuesday on 0-of-5 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Phoenix Suns 126-113. Valanciunas pulled down eight rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of +8 in his 18:29 on the floor. He added two steals.
Dec. 1 7:33 PM PT8:33 PM MT9:33 PM CT10:33 PM ET3:33 GMT11:33 8:33 PM MST10:33 PM EST7:33 UAE (+1)04:3322:33 ET9:33 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 13 points Friday on 6-of-11 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Indiana Pacers 120-115. Valanciunas pulled down seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +5 in his 21:06 of playing time. He added one block.
Nov. 30 8:48 AM PT9:48 AM MT10:48 AM CT11:48 AM ET16:48 GMT0:48 9:48 AM MST11:48 AM EST20:48 UAE17:4811:48 ET10:48 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 12 points Wednesday, going 6 of 12 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Charlotte Hornets 126-113. Valanciunas grabbed seven rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +7 in his 22:26 on the floor.
Nov. 25 8:09 PM PT9:09 PM MT10:09 PM CT11:09 PM ET4:09 GMT12:09 9:09 PM MST11:09 PM EST8:09 UAE05:0923:09 ET10:09 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 16 points Saturday, going 7 of 9 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Atlanta Hawks 112-78. Valanciunas pulled down eight rebounds and had two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +10 in his 19:58 on the floor.
Nov. 24 8:07 PM PT9:07 PM MT10:07 PM CT11:07 PM ET4:07 GMT12:07 9:07 PM MST11:07 PM EST8:07 UAE05:0723:07 ET10:07 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored six points Friday on 2-of-4 shooting as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Indiana Pacers 107-104. Valanciunas pulled down five rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -20 in his 13:38 on the floor.
Nov. 22 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored eight points Wednesday, going 4 of 8 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the New York Knicks 108-100. Valanciunas grabbed six rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -5 in his 17:32 of playing time. He added three blocks.
Nov. 19 5:21 PM PT6:21 PM MT7:21 PM CT8:21 PM ET1:21 GMT9:21 6:21 PM MST8:21 PM EST5:21 UAE (+1)02:2120:21 ET7:21 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored four points Sunday, going 2 of 7 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Washington Wizards 100-91. Valanciunas pulled down seven rebounds and added an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -5 in his 16:46 on the floor. He added two blocks.
Nov. 18 9:08 AM PT10:08 AM MT11:08 AM CT12:08 PM ET17:08 GMT1:08 10:08 AM MST12:08 PM EST21:08 UAE18:0812:08 ET11:08 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored four points Friday on 2-of-6 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the New York Knicks 107-84. Valanciunas pulled down five rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +6 in his 19:21 on the floor. He added one block.
Nov. 15 8:40 PM PT9:40 PM MT10:40 PM CT11:40 PM ET4:40 GMT12:40 9:40 PM MST11:40 PM EST8:40 UAE05:4023:40 ET10:40 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 21 points Wednesday on 6-of-8 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 125-116. Valanciunas grabbed six rebounds and dished out two assists, accumulating a plus-minus of +1 in his 28:53 on the floor. He added one block.
Analysis: Valanciunas is still a bit too inconsistent to be considered an upper-level fantasy center, but he's been a useful one by averaging 13.7 points on 62.2 percent shooting along with 7.8 rebounds over a five-game stretch. His block totals still remain laughably low for a 7-footer, though.
Nov. 14 7:47 PM PT8:47 PM MT9:47 PM CT10:47 PM ET3:47 GMT11:47 8:47 PM MST10:47 PM EST7:47 UAE (+1)04:4722:47 ET9:47 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 12 points Tuesday on 5-of-9 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Houston Rockets 129-113. Valanciunas pulled down seven rebounds and added an assist, tallying a plus-minus of -1 in his 16:48 of playing time.
Nov. 12 5:29 PM PT6:29 PM MT7:29 PM CT8:29 PM ET1:29 GMT9:29 6:29 PM MST8:29 PM EST5:29 UAE (+1)02:2920:29 ET7:29 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored six points Sunday, going 3 of 4 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Boston Celtics 95-94. Valanciunas pulled down two rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -6 in his 18:29 on the floor.
Nov. 9 7:48 PM PT8:48 PM MT9:48 PM CT10:48 PM ET3:48 GMT11:48 8:48 PM MST10:48 PM EST7:48 UAE (+1)04:4822:48 ET9:48 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored seven points Thursday on 3-of-9 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the New Orleans Pelicans 122-118. Valanciunas pulled down 13 rebounds and dished out two assists, tallying a plus-minus of +10 in his 27:26 on the floor. He tacked on one steal.
Nov. 7 8:11 PM PT9:11 PM MT10:11 PM CT11:11 PM ET4:11 GMT12:11 9:11 PM MST11:11 PM EST8:11 UAE05:1123:11 ET10:11 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 21 points Tuesday on 6-of-7 shooting as the Toronto Raptors defeated the Chicago Bulls 119-114. Valanciunas pulled down 10 rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 24:02 of playing time. Valanciunas went 1 of 1 from behind the arc.
Analysis: Valanciunas may want to lobby the league to put the Bulls on the schedule a few more times. The big Lithuanian has racked up 44 points and 25 rebounds in Toronto's two meetings with Chicago, but has averaged only 6.3 points and five boards in the four other games he's played. To be fair, he's just getting back in form after recently missing four games with an ankle injury.
Nov. 5 6:14 PM PT7:14 PM MT8:14 PM CT9:14 PM ET2:14 GMT10:14 7:14 PM MST9:14 PM EST6:14 UAE (+1)03:1421:14 ET8:14 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored six points Sunday on 3-of-4 shooting as the Toronto Raptors lost to the Washington Wizards 107-96. Valanciunas pulled down three rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -16 in his 18:53 of playing time.
Nov. 4 7:43 AM PT8:43 AM MT9:43 AM CT10:43 AM ET14:43 GMT22:43 7:43 AM MST9:43 AM EST18:43 UAE15:4310:43 ET8:43 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored six points Friday, going 2 of 5 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors topped the Utah Jazz 109-100. Valanciunas grabbed eight rebounds and did not have an assist, tallying a plus-minus of +9 in his 20:48 of playing time before fouling out. He added two blocks and one steal.
Nov. 2 8:40 AM PT9:40 AM MT10:40 AM CT11:40 AM ET15:40 GMT23:40 8:40 AM MST10:40 AM EST19:40 UAE16:4011:40 ET9:40 AM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored eight points Wednesday, going 4 of 4 from the field, as the Toronto Raptors fell to the Denver Nuggets 129-111. Valanciunas grabbed five rebounds and did not have an assist, accumulating a plus-minus of -7 in his 13:55 of playing time.
Oct. 21 5:10 PM PT6:10 PM MT7:10 PM CT8:10 PM ET0:10 GMT8:10 5:10 PM MST7:10 PM EST4:10 UAE (+1)02:1020:10 ET7:10 PM CTNaN:� - Valanciunas said he will play Wednesday against Denver after missing the past four games with an injured ankle. He was able to practice Tuesday and had been listed as probable.
Analysis: Valanciunas had a big season opener against the Bulls with 23 points and 15 rebounds, but then sprained his ankle two days later against the 76ers and hasn't played since.
Oct. 19 7:38 PM PT8:38 PM MT9:38 PM CT10:38 PM ET2:38 GMT10:38 7:38 PM MST9:38 PM EST6:38 UAE (+1)04:3822:38 ET9:38 PM CTNaN:� - Jonas Valanciunas scored 23 points Thursday on 9-of-17 shooting as the Toronto Raptors topped the Chicago Bulls 117-101. Valanciunas pulled down 15 rebounds and had two assists, tallying a plus-minus of -3 in his 30:30 of playing time. He added two steals.
Analysis: If his opener is any indication, Valanciunas could be in line for a breakout season after averaging 12 points and 9.5 rebounds last season.

Sports Data API Powered by STATS © 2018 by STATS.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS is strictly prohibited.