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Arturas Gudaitis
PF/C - 6'10, 254lbs - 31 years old - 0 years of NBA experience
Signed in Japan - Signed with Toyota Alvark
  • Birthdate: 06/19/1993
  • Drafted (NBA): 47th pick, 2015
  • Pre-draft team: Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)
  • Country: Lithuania
  • Hand: Right
  • Agent: B.J. Armstrong (Wasserman Media Group)/Tadas Bulotas (BBaltics)
6th August 2013LithuaniaSigned a two year contract with Zalgiris Kaunas.
2015 NBA DraftNBADrafted 47th overall by Philadelphia.
9th July, 2015NBADraft rights traded by Philadelphia, along with the draft rights to Luka Mitrovic (#60, 2015), to Sacramento in exchange for Nik Stauskas, Jason Thompson, Carl Landry, the right to swap 2016 first round picks (not exercised), the right to swap 2017 first round picks (exercised; Philadelphia moved from #5 and De'Aaron Fox to #3 and Jayson Tatum) and a future first round pick.
2nd July, 2015LithuaniaSigned a three year contract with Lietuvos Rytas.
12th September, 2017LithuaniaLeft Lietuvos Rytas.
12th September, 2017ItalySigned a two year contract with Milano.
Career Moves
2010 - 2011Klaipeda (Lithunia, RKL)
2011 - December 2011Gargzdai Bremen (Lithuania, NKL)
February 2012 - June 2012Nafta Universitetas (Lithuania, NKL)
July 2012 - June 2013Zalgiris II (Lithuania, NKL)
August 2013 - June 2015Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania)
July 2015 - June 2016Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
July 2016Sacramento Kings (Summer League)
July 2016 - September 2017Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania)
September 2017 - presentMilano (Italy)
Articles about Arturas Gudaitis

September 7, 2018

[...] Up front, there is also change, with the slow but rugged centre pairing of Kaleb Tarczewski and Arturas Gudaitis (who was an advanced stats marvel last year, leading the competition with a 25.3 PER and ranking third in net rating with +28.0) to be paired at power forward with Brooks and Burns. Burns, a 33-year-old veteran with a much-needed Italian passport, brings some athletic rim-runs and rebounding tenacity to the team, retaining his leaping ability into the latter stages of his career while also serving as an occasional spot-up threat, while Brooks has been employing his long-armed tenacity for many years at this level, scrapping around the basket, defending both perimeter and interior, finishing with power, and improving throughout as a shooter. (Brooks, too, has just received an Italian passport after playing four previous seasons there.) [...]

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June 29, 2018

Arturas Gudaitis - 47th pick, 2015
Best player on this list. EuroLeague tested, a skilled and efficient post, who could play in the NBA as a finisher, occasional paint-touch guy, straight-line driver and offensive rebounder. He would foul a lot and struggle on switches, but the 47th pick isn’t supposed to net perfection.

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June 29, 2017

Arturas Gudaitis - 47th pick, 2015
Agood player. A good Euroleague player. Physical, knows his angles, good hands, some touch around the rim, shirks no challenges, good timing and positioning, not a stiff. He is however never going to be able to do much about the new breed of NBA bigs. As exclusively a post player on offense when he’s screening and not hugely laterally fast on the perimeter defensively, Gudaitis could play in the NBA, but not in a big role.

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