An agreement with the 26-year-old striker has been reached for one season.
Malmanis spent the previous two seasons in Murcia’s UCAM of the Spanish top league (ACB). Last season in ACB, he averaged 1.4 points and 1.4 rebounds in six minutes in 21 games.
Before that, he spent two seasons in the Seville “Real Betis” team, which in the spring of 2019 he helped to win the championship of the second Spanish league, or “LEB Oro”, which ensured its return to the ACB.
Mālmanis joined the Sevilla team in the summer of 2018, when he came from the ACB club Vitória “Baskonia”, in whose ranks he also managed to play in the ULEB Euroleague. Mālmanis joined the Vitoria club’s youth system in 2011 and spent the next five seasons in Spain, mostly playing in the national youth championship.
2015/2016 In the 2016/2017 season, Mālmanis played in the third strongest league in Spain, but in 2016/2017 was loaned to the “Valmiera”/ORDO team in the season of
At one time, for four summers, Mālmanis represented Latvian youth national teams of various ages, being one of the leaders. He was on the field in five games for the adult national team.
“Neptūnas” took seventh place in the regular tournament of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) last season, but stopped in the first round of the elimination tournament.