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Position
C
 
Jersey
17
Name  Jonas Valanciunas
Born  5/6/1992
Height  7-0
Weight  270
College  None
3/27/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas led Toronto with 19 points during Friday's win against the Lakers.
Insight: He shot 8-of-12 from the floor and 3-of-4 from the line, and also had one block and two turnovers. Lou Williams chipped in 18 points off the bench in 28 minutes of action.
 
3/22/2015 6:55:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas recorded a double-double in the victory over the Knicks on Sunday.
Insight: Valanciunas finished with 17 points and 10 rebounds on 6-for-12 shooting. He was 5-for-5 at the line with two assists and one block as well. Valanciunas is averaging 13.0 ppg and 10.4 rpg in the last five games.
 
3/18/2015 10:20:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had 15 points and 15 rebounds in the victory over the Timberwolves on Wednesday.
Insight: Valanciunas shot 7-for-9 and made 1-of-2 free throws. Four of his 15 rebounds were on offense. Valanciunas is a decent start at the center position in the fantasy playoffs.
 
3/13/2015 6:05:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas will not play on Friday due to the borth of his son.
Insight: Congrats to him, as he gets a much deserved night off. Amir Johnson will likely get the spot start.
 
3/4/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas recorded a big double-double versus the Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Insight: Valanciunas had 26 points and 11 rebounds. He shot 12-for-17 from the field and also had two blocks and an assist. Valanciunas is averaging 11.9 ppg and 8.7 rpg this season.
 
1/25/2015 9:31:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double on Sunday.
Insight: Valanciunas scored 20 points and grabbed 11 rebounds versus the Pistons. He was 9-of-15 from the field.
 
1/23/2015 11:40:00 AM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas is questionable for Friday's game against Philadelphia due to a sore left calf.
Insight: Many teams have rested their questionalbe players against the Sixers and this is another one of theose situations. He's coming off back-to-back double-doubles and is averaging 12.6 ppg, 8.6 rpg this season. Amir Johnson and Patrick Patterson would see more playingt ime if Valanciunas sits.
 
1/12/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas posted an impressive double-double during Monday's loss against the Pistons.
Insight: Not only did he have 31 points and 12 boards, but Valanciunas also went 14-of-15 from the field. Do not expect many nights like this one.
 
1/4/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas posted a double-double during Sunday's loss to the Suns.
Insight: He had 21 points and 10 boards, along with one assist and three turnovers. Valanciunas shot 9-of-14 from the field and 3-of-4 from the line as well.
 
12/27/2014 6:07:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas scored 22 points on Saturday.
Insight: Valanciunas continues to be the second offensive option for Toronto without DeMar DeRozan in the lineup. Valanciunas had 11 rebounds as well to record ninth double-double of the season.
 
12/19/2014 9:53:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas scored a team-high 17 points during Friday's victory against the Pistons.
Insight: Valanciunas also had seven rebounds, two blocks, and three turnovers. He is a top-75 option.
 
12/17/2014 10:33:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas was efficient with his opportunities on Wednesday.
Insight: Valanciunas only took seven shots, but made six of them and all four of his foul shots. He finished with 16 points and 10 rebounds.
 
12/9/2014 9:27:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas posted his second double-double in as many nights.
Insight: He was very efficient, going 6-of-7 from the field and 6-of-6 from the line for 18 points, 15 rebounds, and three turnovers. Valanciunas is a top-70 player.
 
12/8/2014 10:28:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had his fifth double-double of the season on Monday against the Nuggets.
Insight: Valanciunas scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds. He shot 8-of-11 to really help the field goal percentage. The center also added four blocks. Without DeMar DeRozan until January, someone needs to step up on offense to help Kyle Lowry, so Valanciunas might just be the guy.
 
11/24/2014 9:57:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double during Monday's win over the Suns.
Insight: He was 10-of-11 from the field and 7-of-8 from the line for 27 points, 11 rebounds, one block, and two turnovers. Have to love the efficiency.
 
11/21/2014 10:31:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas had a double-double on Friday versus the Bucks.
Insight: Toronto blew out Milwaukee, 124-83, which is extremely impressive considering DeMar DeRozan shot 1-of-8 from the floor. With DeRozan struggling, Valanciunas stepped up to score 18 points and grab 12 rebounds.
 
11/4/2014 8:47:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas left Tuesday's game against the Thunder. UPDATE: Valanciunas has been cleared to return to action, after x-rays came back negative.
Insight: He played seven minutes before departing, as trainers were checking his right hand. This is great news for owners.
 
10/29/2014 10:17:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas led the team in scoring, in limited minutes.
Insight: He played only 21 minutes, and was 4-of-5 from the field, but 9-of-10 from the line, for his 17 points. Valanciunas also chipped in eight rebounds and a block. It was a solid opening night, and owners can expect his playing to increase as well.
 
10/25/2014 1:39:00 PM
Description: Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas could be poised for a breakout season in 2014-2015.
Insight: Valanciunas dropped his fouls per game from 3.2 to 2.8 after the All-Star break last season and that allowed him to stay on the court to make an impact. He averaged 16.8 PPG, 11.0 RPG, 0.9 BPG, 57.6 field goal percentage and 76.6 free-throw percentage in eight April games. He is on the verge of breaking out as a star.
 
Hot4/22/2014 10:22:00 PM
Description: The Raptors turned things around Tuesday in Game 2 and a lot of the credit goes to second-year big man Jonas Valanciunas (15 points, 14 rebounds).
Insight: He's had a monster series, averaging 16 ppg and 16 rpg on 54.5 percent shooting. We'll see if Valanciunas has any magic left for Friday night's Game 3 in Brooklyn.