Mantas Kalnietis
Full Name: Mantas Kalnietis
Position: Guard
Height/Weight: 6-5 / 200
Birthdate: September 6, 1986
High School:
Team: Zalgiris Kaunas
Country: Lithuania
 

Lithuanian LKL
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 10 0 22 47 .468 4 14 .286 3 10 .300 15 23 11 2 51 5.10
2006-07 13 0 33 60 .550 16 20 .800 4 18 .278 20 40 11 4 86 6.60
2007-08 17 0 49 97 05 32 40 .800 13 40 .325 45 78 16 2 143 8.40
Totals 42 0 105 204 .515 52 74 .703 20 68 .294 80 141 38 8 280 6.70
Baltic League
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 6 0 15 29 .517 5 9 .556 2 9 .222 6 18 5 0 37 6.20
2006-07 20 0 52 95 .547 3 15 .200 13 36 .361 39 44 12 8 120 6.00
2007-08 18 0 48 90 .533 12 17 .706 13 34 .382 22 59 12 3 121 6.70
Totals 44 0 115 214 .537 20 41 .488 28 79 .354 67 121 29 11 278 6.30
Euroleague
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2005-06 4 1 12 20 .600 2 6 .333 1 3 .333 8 8 5 2 27 6.80
2006-07 13 1 23 41 .561 2 4 .500 4 12 .333 16 17 11 1 52 4.00
2007-08 16 0 10 28 .357 4 9 .444 2 13 .167 11 13 2 0 26 1.60
Totals 33 2 45 89 .506 8 19 .421 7 27 .259 35 38 18 3 105 3.20

Career Highlights: Grew up playing in his native Lithuania, making his professional debut with Zalgiris Kaunas in 2005-06. A member of the Lithuanian National Team. Averaged 6.0 points and 2.8 assists in the 2006 FIBA World Championships held in Saitama, Japan. Averaged 11.5 points, 3.9 rebounds and 4.8 assists at the 2006 U20 European Championships held in Izmir, Turkey. Helped Lithuania capture the silver medal at the 2005 U20 European Championships held in Moscow, Russia, averaging 1.3 points and 1.0 rebounds.

2007-08: Averaged 8.4 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 4.6 assists in Lithuanian LKL regular season play. Scored in double figures eight times, posting a high of 17 points twice. Recorded two double-doubles in points and assists. Averaged 1.6 points and 0.8 assists in 7.3 minutes a contest in Adriatic League play. Registered a high of 11 points vs. CSKA Moscow. Averaged 6.6 points and 3.2 assists in Baltic League play.

2006-07: Averaged 6.6 points, 1.5 rebounds and 3.1 assists in Lithuanian LKL regular season play. Scored in double figures five times, registering a high of 16 points vs. Siauliai. Dished out 15 assists vs. Sakalai. Averaged 4.0 points and 1.3 assists in 12.8 minutes a contest in Adriatic League play. Scored in double figures three times, posting a high of 10 points on three separate occasions. Averaged 6.0 points, 2.0 rebounds and 2.2 assists in Baltic League play.

2005-06: Averaged 5.1 points, 1.5 rebounds and 2.3 assists in Lithuanian LKL regular season play. Averaged 6.8 points and 2.0 assists in 16.3 minutes a contest in four Adriatic League contests. Posted a high of 15 points at Unicaja. Averaged 6.2 points and 3.0 assists in six Baltic League games.

Strengths: Athletic guard who can play both backcourt positions. Possesses good quickness on both ends and plays with energy and competitiveness.



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