Biography: Fundamentally strong, Motiejunas is one of the top power forwards in this year's draft. Motiejunas burst onto the radar at the 2009 Nike Hoop Summit, finishing with 21 points and eight rebounds as an 18-year-old in the World Select junior basketball team's surprising 97-89 win over the USA Junior National Select team. He has excellent footwork and strong legs and can post up in the paint, or just as easily knock down a mid-range jumper. He is proficient with either hand and is able to put the ball on the floor and beat his man off the dribble. While he is a legitimate scoring threat, the versatile Motiejunas is also a skilled passer and shows excellent athleticism, able to run the floor with ease. Defensively, Motiejunas is a strong rebounder and shot blocker. Motiejunas has good size, but he needs to add some bulk for the NBA. He also needs to work on his attitude, as he is labeled as immature. Motiejunas, a native of Lithuania, has a lot of upside and is a likely lottery selection.
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