2024 NBA Draft prospect Mantas Rubstavicius has agreed to join the New Zealand Breakers as part of the NBL’s Next Stars program, according to Olgun Uluc.
The 21-year-old Lithuanian forward, who has been playing professionally since 2018, is currently with Lietkabelis of his home country.
Rubstavicius is projected to be a late second-round draft pick in 2024. ESPN mock draft puts him at 54th overall pick.
Rubstavicius averaged 4.5 points (56% 2-pointers, 19% 3-pointers), 1.4 rebounds and 1.6 assists in 15 minutes per game in EuroCup this season.
His numbers in Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) are higher – 7.1 points (60% 2-pointers, 35% 3-pointers), 1.8 rebounds and 1 assists in 17 minutes per game.