Deividas Dulkys

Deividas Dulkys

Dulkys playing for Anwil Włocławek in 2013
Obradoiro CAB
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1988-03-21) March 21, 1988
Šilutė, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 4.75 in (1.95 m)
Listed weight 196 lb (89 kg)
Career information
High school Findlay College Prep
(Henderson, Nevada)
College Florida State (2008–2012)
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Playing career 2012–present
Career history
2012–2014 Lietuvos rytas
2013Barons Riga
2013–2014Anwil Włocławek
2014Tofaş S.K.
2014–2015 Reyer Venezia
2015–2016 Yeşilgiresun Belediye
2016–present Obradoiro
Career highlights and awards

Deividas Dulkys (born March 12, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player who plays for Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro of the Liga ACB. He plays as a swingman.

College career

Dulkys moved to the U.S. in 2005 to attend high school in the hopes of obtaining a college scholarship. He first attended Liberty Christian Academy in Lynchburg, Virginia before moving to Findlay College Prep in Henderson, Nevada, participating in their 32-1 record during his senior year (the loss in the National Prep school championship game). During his time in Nevada he also played for the Branch West All-Star AAU.[1]

He committed to Florida State University of the Atlantic Coast Conference of NCAA Division I in April 2007 amidst interest from Oregon and California.[2] With Florida State he played 131 career games (2nd best for FSU) as they reached the NCAA Tournament in every of his 4 years in Florida, reaching the Sweet Sixteen in 2011. He was part of the first Seminoles team to win the ACC Tournament during his senior season in 2012, Dulkys finished his collegiate career with 203 three-point shots made, including a FSU record 8 against #3 ranked North Carolina on ESPN College GameDay on 14 January 2012.[1]

Professional career

Going undrafted in the 2012 NBA Draft the Lithuanian returned home to join LKL and VTB United League side Lietuvos rytas in July 2012, signing a multi-year contract.[3]

He started the season with the Lithuanian giants, playing in Europe's top tier Euroleague, before they loaned him to Latvian team Barons Riga for the second part of the season in order to gain more playing time,[4] having played American basketball for more years he struggled re-adapting during his first year back in Europe.[5]

For the 2013–14 season he was loaned from the start of the season to Polish side Anwil Włocławek of the, Tauron Basket Liga,[6] he played well in Poland, being named best player in the TBL February 2014,[7] earning a call-up to the All Star Game against Czech League players the same month.[8]

Dulkys left the Polish side a few days later, being re-loaned by Lietuvos rytas to Turkish outfit Tofaş for the remainder of the season after they bought out Anwil's contract with the player, the latter agreeing to lose a mayor player for financial reasons.[9] He scored 11.4 points on 54.5 percent from 3-point range in 10 games,[5] as Tofaş made it to the Turkish Basketball League quarter-finals.

After his two year contract was seemingly not extended by Lietuvos rytas,[9] he joined Italian Serie A team Umana Reyer Venezia in July 2014.[10]

On June 19, 2015, he signed with Yeşilgiresun Belediye of the Turkish Basketball League for the 2015–16 season.[11]

On 11 October 2016, Dulkys signed with Rio Natura Monbus Obradoiro.[12]

International career

Fresh out of college Dulkys played for Lithuania in 2012 Olympic qualification, he finished with a solitary three-pointer scored in 6 minutes spread across 3 games. He was not selected for the Olympics proper and has not played for Lithuania since 2012.[13]

Personal life

He is married to McCall Maynor, an American that he met whilst they were both studying at Florida State University, she has followed him around the world for his career whilst managing her own online boutique that creates clothing and accessories.[5]


  1. 1 2 "Deividas Dulkys.", Florida State Seminoles. Retrieved on 24 May 2015.
  2. "Deividas Dulkys - recruiting.", Retrieved on 24 May 2015.
  3. "Lietuvos Rytas lands rookie shooter Dulkys.", Euroleague, 24 July 2012. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
  4. "D.Dulkys loaned out to Barons.", Lietuvos rytas. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
  5. 1 2 3 Pierre, Nathalie. "FSU's Loucks, Dulkys, Reid enjoying success overseas.", Tallahassee Democrat, 8 July 2014. Retrieved on 26 May 2015.
  6. "D.Dulkys loaned to Anwil.", Lietuvos rytas. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
  7. "Dulkys best in February.", Tauron Basket Liga, 8 March 2014. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
  8. "Czech-Polish All Star Game on Sunday!", Tauron Basket Liga, 1 March 2014. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
  9. 1 2 Rimkus, Kęstutis. "Lietuvos rytas loan D.Dulkys to Turkish club.",, 11 March 2014. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.(Lithuanian)
  10. "Umana Reyer officially announces the signing of Deividas Dulkys.", Umana Reyer Venezia, 3 July 2014. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.(Italian)
  11. "Yesilgiresun inks Deividas Dulkys". 19 June 2015. Retrieved 28 June 2015.
  12. "Obradoiro adds Dulkys to their roster". 11 October 2016. Retrieved 14 October 2016.
  13. "2012 FIBA world Olympic qualifying tournament - Deividas Dulkys.", FIBA. Retrieved on 25 May 2015.
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