Egidijus Mockevičius

Egidijus Mockevičius
No. 55 Long Island Nets
Position Center
League NBA Development League
Personal information
Born (1992-09-01) September 1, 1992
Kuršėnai, Lithuania
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m)
Listed weight 237 lb (108 kg)
Career information
College Evansville (2012–2016)
NBA draft 2016 / Undrafted
Playing career 2010–present
Career history
2010–2012 KK Akademija Vilnius
2016–present Long Island Nets
Career highlights and awards

Egidijus Mockevičius (born September 1, 1992) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for the Long Island Nets of the NBA Development League. He played college basketball for the University of Evansville.

Early life

Before joining Evansville, Mockevičius played for Akademija Vilnius in Lithuania. There he played for two seasons, averaging 14.3 points and 7.6 rebounds while shooting a 71% from the floor in his last season.[1]

College career

In his third year, Mockevičius averaged 12.5 points and 9.9 rebounds, accumulating a total of 20 double-doubles. He finished the season with a powerful 27 point and 12 rebound performance[2] On November 28, 2015, Mockevičius grabbed a career-high 21 rebounds.[3] On January 2, 2016, he repeated this achievement.[4] Following his fourth and final season, he was named defensive MVP of the conference and was included into the first-team All-MVC for a second straight season.[5][6][7] In his fourth NCAA season, he averaged 15.7 points, 14 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game.[8]

Professional career

After going undrafted in the 2016 NBA draft, Mockevičius joined the Brooklyn Nets for the 2016 NBA Summer League.[9][10][11] On August 5, 2016, he signed with the Nets,[12] but was later waived on October 18 after appearing in one preseason game.[13] On November 1, he was acquired by the Long Island Nets of the NBA Development League as an affiliate player of the Nets.[14] On November 11, he made his professional debut in a 123–94 loss to the Windy City Bulls, recording eight points, three rebounds, one assist, one steal and three blocks in 22 minutes off the bench.[15]

National team career

He won four gold medals with Lithuania national teams: European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (U-15) in 2007, Europe U-18 in 2010, World U-19 in 2011 and Europe U-20 in 2012.


  1. "Egidijus Mockevicius - 2013-14 Men's Basketball". Retrieved October 6, 2016.
  2. Miklovas, Jonas (April 10, 2015). "NCAA lietuviai: nuo debiutavusio Sabonio iki prestižinį universitetą baigiančio Maldūno". (in Lithuanian). Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  3. "Egidijus Mockevičius per NCAA rungtynes atkovojo 21 kamuolį". (in Lithuanian). November 28, 2015. Retrieved November 28, 2015.
  4. "NCAA pirmenybėse – sėkmingi lietuvių pasirodymai ir galingas Mockevičiaus dvigubas dublis". (in Lithuanian). January 3, 2016. Retrieved January 3, 2016.
  5. "2016 MVC Men's Basketball All-Conference". Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  6. "VanVleet Highlights MVC Top Honors". Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  7. Urbonas, Donatas (March 13, 2016). "Trijų Lietuvos monstrų NCAA kelias: NBA, Eurolyga ar vidutiniokai?". (in Lithuanian). Retrieved March 14, 2016.
  8. Bertulis, Mantas (March 28, 2016). "Mockevičius: „NBA ir Lietuvos rinktinė yra didžiausi tikslai"". (in Lithuanian). Retrieved March 28, 2016.
  9. "Brooklyn Nets Announce Summer League Roster". NBA. July 4, 2016. Retrieved July 6, 2016.
  10. Obradovic, Igor (June 26, 2016). "Egidijus Mockevicius joins The Nets". USA Basket. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  11. "Brooklyn Nets filling out summer league roster, sign centers Henry Sims, Egidijus Mockevicius". Nets Daily. 26 June 2016. Retrieved June 30, 2016.
  12. "Brooklyn Nets Sign Beau Beech, Yogi Ferrell, and Egidijus Mockevicius". August 5, 2016. Retrieved August 5, 2016.
  13. "Brooklyn Nets Waive Beech, Budinger, Gutierrez and Mockevicius". October 18, 2016. Retrieved October 18, 2016.
  14. "Long Island Nets Announce Training Camp Roster". November 1, 2016. Retrieved November 1, 2016.
  15. "Bulls Run To Victory In Inaugural Game". November 11, 2016. Retrieved November 20, 2016.
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