Big man Motiejunas returning to NBA with Spurs

Dontas Motiejunas is signing with the Rockets for the rest of the season.

Donatas Motiejunas has agreed to a deal with the San Antonio Spurs for the rest of the season, according to a report by Eurohoops.net.

The big man just concluded a season with the Shandong Golden Stars in China, for whom he averaged 27.4 points and 13.8 boards.

Motiejunas is returning to the NBA, where he played from 2012 to 2017, during stints with the Houston Rockets and the New Orleans Pelicans.

The 28-year-old left-hander averaged 7.4 points, 3.8 rebounds and 1.1 assists in 18.4 minutes in 254 games (101 starts), shooting 46.9 percent from the field, 30.0 percent from beyond the 3-point are and 60.0 percent from the free-throw line.

According to the report, Motiejunas already has a deal in place to return to China next season, though it has not been announced for which team the Lithuanian big man will play.

The 20th overall pick of the 2011 NBA draft, the 7-foot, 222-pound Motiejunas spent four seasons with Houston and one with New Orleans.