|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
Turkish Super League|
April 26, 1988|
Klaip?da, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||202 lb (92 kg)|
|NBA draft||2010 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Deividas Gailius (born Deividas Daunys; April 26, 1988) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player who last played for San Pablo Burgos of the Liga ACB. Standing at 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m), he plays the small forward and shooting guard positions.
During the 2012-13 season with Nept?nas Klaip?da, Gailius averaged a career high of 17.0 points, 5.6 rebounds and 2.1 assists per game in the Lithuanian League. For the 2013-14 season he played with the Slovenian team Union Olimpija Ljubljana. In August 2014, he returned to Nept?nas signing a one-year deal. In June 2015, he signed a two-year deal with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius. In August 2017, he signed a one-year deal with San Pablo Burgos of the Liga ACB.
Gailius played for Lithuania national team at the 2007 FIBA U-19 World Championship, finishing in 9th place. In 2014 coach Jonas Kazlauskas included Gailius into preliminary 24 players list for main Lithuania national basketball team. Though, he did not make into the final roster. In 2015 he was included into the extended candidates list once again. This time, he qualified into the main EuroBasket 2015 roster and won a silver medal. He was invited to the national team training camp in 2016 as well, but was released on July 14.
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
In the summer of 2007, Gailius changed his surname from Daunys.
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