Jokubaitis: no to the NBA summer league and yes to the Eurobasket

Rockas Jokubaitis (1.95, 21 years old), basis of Barca whose rights in the NBA he has New York Knicks, will not attend the NBA summer league in Las Vegas as part of the New York team, according to the journalist Donatas Urbonas in BasketNews.

The Barça player underwent an ear operation after the conclusion of the Endesa League and will need a few weeks of inactivity to recover and be ready to play the Eurobasket 2022fBeing part of the Lithuanian national team.

the summer league Las Vegas It will be held from July 7 to 17. It must be remembered that the Knicks they selected Jokubaitis at number 34 of the 2021 draft, but the player is expected to continue in the Barca at least one more year.

Own Jokubaitis indicated in a recent interview that “it is very likely that I will stay in Barcelona for another year, so I will try to impress them [a los Knicks] even more”. The Lithuanian point guard, who has been awarded the EuroLeague Rising Starhas averaged 7.1 points, 1.6 rebounds and 2.6 assists for Barça.

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