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Jonas Valanciunas

Jonas Valanciunas


Height: 6' 11"Weight: 265 lbsAge: 28Drafted: #5 (1st Rd.)

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Jonas Valanciunas leads team in points and rebounds on way to double-double

Jonas Valanciunas notched 26 points (12-15 FG, 0-1 3PT, 2-2 FT), 14 rebounds, three blocks, and two assists in Monday's win over the Bulls.

Fantasy Impact

Of the top-eight double-double leaders this season, only Russell Westbrook has played in fewer games than Valanciunas. He has 39 on the season, despite playing just 47 games. Valanciunas is nearly a lock to hit the arbitrary mark every night, averaging 17.0 points and 12.7 boards per game. No question about it, Valanciunas has moved into an elite center territory and deserves to be started every night. In addition to those scoring and rebounding abilities, the veteran center has blocked eight shots in his last three outings.

Jonas Valanciunas destroys the stat sheet against Pacers but takes the loss

Jonas Valanciunas logged a team-high in points and rebounds with 34 (16-25 FG, 2-2 FT) and 22 while also dishing two assists and blocking two shots in Sunday's loss to the Pacers.

Fantasy Impact

Valanciunas season-highs in points and rebounds while leading the team. Unfortunately though, the Grizzlies lost their second straight game and it wasn't enough as Ja Morant was the only other person able to log more than 20. Keep Valanciunas plugged in as an elite center. He's averaging 21.3 points, 13.3 rebounds, 1.5 assists per game through six outings in April.

Jonas Valanciunas hits 20-10 mark for second time in last three outings

Jonas Valanciunas logged 20 points (8-11 G,. 1-1 3PT, 3-4 FT), 14 rebounds, three blocks, two assists, and a steal in Friday's loss to the Knicks.

Fantasy Impact

Valanciunas has been feeling himself from downtown to start off April. Through five games, he's 4-of-6 from deep after logging less than one attempt per game leading up to this month. He stuffed the stat sheet on Friday and tied his season-high with three blocks. Keep the elite scoring and rebounder in your lineup every night.

Jonas Valanciunas records another double-double as Grizzlies beat Hawks

Jonas Valanciunas notched 19 points (9-13 FG, 1-2 3PT), 11 rebounds, four assists, and a block in Wednesday's win over the Hawks.

Fantasy Impact

That's 12 straight double-doubles for Valanciunas who is continuing to enjoy his career year. He's setting career-highs in points and rebounds with 16.3 and 12.4 respectively. Keep the elite 28-year-old center plugged in your lineup every night.

Jonas Valanciunas records 20-10 in Tuesday's 124-112 win over the Heat

Jonas Valanciunas racked up 20 points (7-9 FG, 1-1 3PT, 5-5 FT), 10 rebounds, and a steal in Tuesday's win in Miami.

Fantasy Impact

Valanciunas seems to hover right around 20 points and 10 rebounds every game and hit that on the head on Tuesday night. On the season, he's averaging 16.3 points, 12.5 rebounds, and 1.7 assists per game. His scoring and rebounding abilities make him a strong center option in all formats.

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