The Barça announced this Wednesday the signing of Rokas Jokubaitis for four seasons, for which the young Lithuanian guard-guard will sign a contract with the Barça team until June 30, 2025.
At the Palau Blaugrana, Jokubaitis, trained in the Zalgiris Kaunas quarry, will meet again with Sarunas Jasikevicius, the technician who gave him the alternative as a professional in 2018.
The new signing of Barça, 20 years old and 1.93 meters tall, arrives after being named second best youngster in the 2020-21 Euroleague. In the maximum continental competition he has averaged 7 points (39% in triples) and 2.5 assists in 21 minutes of play. In the domestic competition, Jokubaitis has scored 8 points this season and distributed 4 assists on average in 21 minutes played per game.
Absolute international by Lithuania, with whom he played the pre-Olympic this summer, Rokas Jokubaitis has decided to delay his jump to the NBA and bet on playing in the Endesa League under the orders of his former coach.
The young Lithuanian outsider will occupy the place at Barça that the Argentine Leandro bolmaro it will surely leave vacant if it is confirmed that he will play the American professional league next year.
The Lithuanian player has passed the review with Barça