NBA

Darius Songaila #25 - F/C

  • Age: 36
  • DOB: 1978/02/14
  • POB: Marijampole, Lithuania
  • Height: 6-9 Weight: 248lbs
  • NBA Seasons: 8
  • Drafted by Boston in 2002 (2/50).

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSMINFG%3P%FT%OREBREBASTSTLBLKTOFoulPTS
2010-11PhiladelphiaNBA1007.146.7%-50%0.21.00.20.00.00.41.61.6
2009-10New OrleansNBA75118.849.4%16.7%81.1%0.83.10.90.80.21.12.77.2
2008-09WashingtonNBA772919.853.2%0%88.9%1.02.91.20.80.31.02.67.4
2007-08WashingtonNBA801319.445.8%0%91.8%1.03.41.70.70.21.12.36.2
2006-07WashingtonNBA37118.952.4%0%85.2%1.23.61.00.50.31.22.87.6
2005-06ChicagoNBA62721.448.1%40%81.7%1.24.01.40.60.31.42.59.2
2004-05SacramentoNBA812120.652.7%0%84.7%1.54.21.40.60.20.92.57.5
2003-04SacramentoNBA73713.448.7%-80.7%1.23.10.70.60.20.61.74.6
2001-02Wake ForestNCAA343430.552.3%37.5%85.4%2.28.12.61.30.83.53.117.9
TotalNBA4957918.649.9%15.8%84.4%1.13.41.20.70.21.02.46.9
TotalNCAA343430.552.3%37.5%85.4%2.28.12.61.30.83.53.117.9

Career Playoff Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPGSMINFG%3P%FT%OREBREBASTSTLBLKTOFoulPTS
2010-11PhiladelphiaNBA--------------
2009-10New OrleansNBA--------------
2008-09WashingtonNBA--------------
2007-08WashingtonNBA5015.442.1%-86.7%0.82.60.80.20.01.23.65.8
2006-07WashingtonNBA4022.548.8%0%100%1.33.31.00.80.01.04.310.8
2005-06ChicagoNBA--------------
2004-05SacramentoNBA5015.042.1%-80%1.22.80.60.40.20.42.84.0
2003-04SacramentoNBA7012.162.5%-100%0.91.90.30.00.10.72.03.7
TotalNBA21015.648.4%0%89.7%1.02.50.60.30.10.83.05.6

Scouting Report

AssetsA skilled player with good fundamentals. Feisty, and battles under the hoop, with good length and bulk for the NBA post. Versatile, and hits his shots (from down low, from mid-range, and from the free-throw line). Doesn't make many mistakes.
FlawsFouls too easily. He's often miscast as a center due to his size and shooting, but doesn't bring ideal center defense or rebounding.
Career potentialQuality veteran depth big man.

Honours and Awards

2012Olympics - Member of Lithuania Olympic Team
2004Olympics - Member of Lithuania Olympic Team
2000Olympics - Member of the bronze-winning Lithuania Olympic Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2012/08/29Signed with BC Donetsk (Ukraine).
2011/07/08Signed with Galatasaray (Turkish League).
2010/09/23Acquired from the New Orleans Hornets.
2010/06/23Exercised his contract option with the New Orleans Hornets for the 2010-11 season.
2010/03/03Missed 7 games (right ankle injury).
2010/02/19Right ankle injury, day-to-day.
2009/09/09Acquired from the Minnesota Timberwolves.
2009/06/24Acquired from the Washington Wizards.
2009/04/01Missed 4 games (pinched nerve in neck).
2009/03/23Pinched nerve in neck, day-to-day.
2008/05/02Suspended by the NBA for one game for striking LeBron James in the face in a game on April 30th.
2007/12/13Missed 1 game (sprained left ankle).
2007/12/11Sprained left ankle, day-to-day.
2007/02/03Missed 45 games (pinched back nerve).
2006/10/30Pinched back nerve, inactive list.
2006/07/19Signed as a free agent by the Washington Wizard to a five-year contract.
2006/04/22Did not make playoff roster.
2006/04/19Missed the last 20 games of the regular season (right foot injury).
2006/03/14Right foot injury, sidelined indefinitely.
2005/09/23Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Bulls to a two-year contract.
2005/03/02Missed 1 game (foot injury).
2005/03/01Foot injury, day-to-day.
2004/07/23Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Sacramento Kings.
2003/06/25Signed by the Sacramento Kings.
2003/06/23Draft rights acquired from the Boston Celtics.

Trades

2010/09/23Philadelphia 76ers traded Willie Green and Jason Smith to the New Orleans Hornets for Darius Songaila and Craig Brackins.
2009/09/09Minnesota Timberwolves traded Bobby Brown and Darius Songaila to the New Orleans Hornets for Antonio Daniels and a second-round pick in 2014.
2009/06/24Minnesota Timberwolves traded Randy Foye, Mike Miller to the Washington Wizards for Etan Thomas, Darius Songaila, Oleksiy Pecherov and 5th overal draft pick 2009.
2006/07/19Signed as a free agent by the Washington Wizards.
2005/09/23Signed as a free agent by the Chicago Bulls.
2003/06/23Boston Celtics traded the draft rights to Darius Songalia to the Sacramento Kings for 2003 and 2005 second-round draft picks.
2002/06/26Drafted by the Boston Celtics in the 2nd round (50th overall) in 2002.

Legend:

GP - games played
GS - games started
MIN - minutes played
FG% - field goal percentage
3P% - three point percentage
FT% - free throw percentage
OREB - offensive rebounds
REB - rebounds
AST - assists
STL - steals
BLK - blocks
TO - turnovers
Foul - fouls
PTS - points


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