I find great joy in discovering unknown “gems” if you will in professional athletic teams. Maybe they are not the BIG name of the team or be the highest scorers. They may not have the biggest twitter following or the most groupies, but they are the silent hotties that are an added bonus to us on-lookers when we attend games.
Some of you may have noticed I have been M.I.A. due to the fact that I have been traveling the world the last week and a half #NBD. So, it is extremely appropriate that today’s “gem,” straight from Lithuania to the bench of the Houston Rockets is… (drum roll)
Donatas Motiejūnas (Pronounced Do-nah-tahs Mon-tee-you-nahs…you’re welcome)
The Only Stats You Need To Know About: Donatas Motiejūnas a.k.a. D-Mo
Salary: $1.4 mil/yr
Position: Power Forward
And here are MY personal favorite things about Donatas Motiejūnas…
Motiejūnas has a large tattoo on his chest of an eagle clutching a basketball. He explained, “I really like the attitudes of eagles. They never give up. When they grab a fish or something else, they never let it go.” Bless his heart…just a simple 7 foot guy, that loves eagles #NBD #whatsnottolove