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MEJERIS MAREKS Print
Position: Power forward/Small forward
Height: 2,07Weight: 97
Nationality: LAT
Date of Birth: 02/09/1991Place of Birth: Liepaja (LAT)
Profile: Mareks is a prototypical Power Forward who creates mismatches all over the floor. He possesses great size and athleticism for a modern inside player that allow him to play Power Forward, Small Forward and even Center positions. Mareks has size and athleticism to post up any Forward. He also has quickness, agility and ball handling skills to score on any Center. Knows how to score and get to the basket. He is an excellent roll-man in pick-and-roll situations. Excels in the open court.
Defensively, due to his size, strength and lateral quickness he can effectively defend SFs, PFs and C, and in short spurts can defend guards. Very high basketball IQ and is a true team player.
He has been improving his 3PT percentage and in 2016/2017 season shot 3PTs 53% in Latvian League. Has made a remarkable progress in the last three seasons from debut in Riga VEF in 2014 to becoming Latvian League Finals MVP 2015 and 2017 and Latvian League Defensive Player 2016/17

2016/2017 LBL Finals Highlights https://vimeo.com/221748779
2016/2017 - Riga VEF - Kazan Unics (17pts, 9rebs, 3blk) - Highlights : https://vimeo.com/221990260
2016/2017 - Riga VEF - Nizhny Novgorod (17pts, 15rebs) - Highlights : https://vimeo.com/221990203
2016/2017 - Elan Chalon @ Nanterre (11pts, 3rebs) - Highlights : https://vimeo.com/221990187
2015/2016 Highlights https://vimeo.com/168918207/2d18e31b65
2015/2016 - Latvian League Semifinals Game 1 BK Ventspils - VEF Riga 11.05.2016 https://vimeo.com/167458875
2015/2016 - VTB League VEF Riga-Khimki 03.04.2016 https://vimeo.com/166179748
2015/2016 - Highlights vs Khimki https://vimeo.com/168915220/3efdccd82f
2015/2016 - VTB League VEF Riga-Avtodor 17.04.2016 https://vimeo.com/165950175
2015/2016 - VTB League Kalev/Cramo-VEF Riga 03.01.2016 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bOOFB3talsI
2015 Eurobasket - Latvia - Greece https://vimeo.com/146701514
2014/2015 Highlights: https://vimeo.com/127025937; Highlights: https://vimeo.com/58537728
2014/2015 - Latvian League Finals Game 6 VEF Riga - BK Ventspils 28.05.2015 https://vimeo.com/129862931
2014/2015 - Liepaja Triobet-VEF Riga 28.01.2015 https://vimeo.com/118216304
2014/2015 - VTB League VEF-Lokomotiv Kuban 30.11.2014 https://vimeo.com/120674065
2014/2015 - EuroCup VEF-Szolnoki Olaj 26.10.2014 https://vimeo.com/122453004
2013/2014 - LEB Oro: Semifinals G3 Breogan-Burgos 02.05.2014 https://vimeo.com/99189764
2013/2014 - ACB Murcia-Fuenlabrada 13.10.2013 https://vimeo.com/99133088
2013: NBA Draft Workouts Memphis Grizzles: http://www.nba.com/grizzlies/news/grizzlies/draft-workouts-day-5-130620


Achievements: from www.eurobasket.com:
2007-08: BK Liepajas Papirs (LBAL): 20 games 7.8ppg 5.2rpg 0.9apg 0.7spg, then moved to Liepajas Lauvas (LBL): 1 game: 1pt, 2reb; Baltic League Challenge Cup: 1 games 1reb
2008-09: BK Liepajas Papirs (LBAL): 1 game: 1pt, 2reb, 1steal, also played with Liepajas Lauvas (LBL)
2009-10: Liepajas Lauvas: BBL: 6 games: 1.0ppg; LBL: 6 games: 5.3ppg, 2.7rpg, FGP:58.8%, 3PT:42.9%, FT:42.9%.
2010-2011: Liepajas Lauvas (LBL): LBL: 37 games: 8.4ppg, 4.1rpg, Blocks-3(1.0bpg), FGP-3(59.7%), 3PT: 26.1%, FT: 79.3%; BBL: 22 games: 5.8ppg, 3.5rpg, FGP: 49.4%, 3PT: 27.3%, FT: 65.6%, played also at Liepajas Lauvas-2 (LBL D2): 51 games: 11.9ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.3apg, 1.2bpg, 2FGP: 60.0%, 3PT: 34.0%, FT:78.0%.
2011-2012: Knet Rioja Clavijo (Spain-LEB Gold): 32 games: 3.0ppg, 2.0rpg.
2012-2013: Knet Clavijo (Spain-LEB Gold): 31 games: 9.3ppg, 5.3rpg, FGP-1(66.2%), 3PT:30.2%, FT:63.3%.
2013: NBA pre-draft workouts (Detroit Pistons, Memphis Grizzlies, Sacramento Kings, Los Angeles Clippers) .
2013-2014: Baloncesto Fuenlabrada (Spain-Liga Endesa): 9 games: 2.0ppg, 2.0rpg, in Feb.'14 moved to C.B. Tizona Burgos (Spain-LEB Gold): 18 games: 6.1ppg, 5.4rpg, FGP: 60.0%, 3PT: 28.0%, FT: 58.8%
2014-2015: VEF Riga (LBL): LBL: 14 games: 304 min., 8.1ppg, FGP:45.2%, 3PT:36.4%, FT:73.5%; Euroleague: 1 game: 21 min., 5.0ppg, 7.0rpg, FGP:50%, 3PT:50%; Eurocup: 10 games: 228 min., 5.8ppg, 4.7rpg, FGP:38%, 3PT:28%, FT:68%; VTB United League: 30 games: 729 min., 7.7ppg, 5.5rpg, FGP:62%, 3PT:30%, FT:74%.
2015-2016: VEF Riga (LBL): VTB League: 28 games: 9.5ppg, 5.0rpg, 2.1apg, FGP: 57.8%, 3PT: 16.7%, FT: 72.3%; Latvian LBL: 32 games: 9.9ppg, 6.6rpg, 1.6apg, FGP: 57.8%, 3PT: 43.6%, FT: 68.0%
2016-2017: ES Chalon-Sur-Saone (France-ProA): 12 games: 3.9ppg, 2.6rpg; FIBA Europe Cup: 7 games: 3.4ppg, 2.6rpg, in Dec.'16 moved to VEF Riga (LBL): VTB United League: 17 games: 10.1ppg, 6.6rpg, 2.1apg, 1.1spg, Blocks-4(1.0bpg), FGP: 65.2%, 3PT: 27.6%, FT: 64.0%; Latvian LBL: 18 games: 13.2ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.3apg, 1.3spg, Blocks-2(1.3bpg), FGP: 59.1%, 3PT-2(53.5%), FT: 62.3%
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Awards/Achievements:
2011: Latvian League Semifinals; Eurobasket.com All-Latvian League Most Improved Player of the Year, All-Latvian League Honorable Mention and All-Latvian LBL D2 Honorable Mention.
2013: Eurobasket.com Spanish LEB Gold All-Bosmans Team
2014: Spanish LEB Gold Play-Off Champion
2015: Latvian LBL Champion
2015: Latvian LBL Finals MVP
Club:
Livu alus/Liepaja  -  Liepaja  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2010    To  30/06/2011
Baloncesto Clavijo  -  Logrono  -  Spagna From  01/07/2011    To  30/06/2012
Baloncesto Clavijo  -  Logrono  -  Spagna From  01/07/2012    To  30/06/2013
Fuenlabrada  -  Fuenlabrada  -  Spagna From  01/07/2013    To  05/02/2014
Tizona Burgos  -  Burgos  -  Spagna From  07/02/2014    To  30/06/2014
VEF Riga (LAT)  -  Riga  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2014    To  30/06/2015
VEF Riga (LAT)  -  Riga  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2015    To  30/06/2016
Elan Chalon  -  Chalon  -  Francia From  01/07/2016    To  12/12/2016
VEF Riga (LAT)  -  Riga  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  15/12/2016    To  30/06/2017
VEF Riga (LAT)  -  Riga  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2017    To  30/06/2018
National Team: 2009: Latvian National Team U18
2011: Latvian National Team - Eurobasket U20 Bilbao 2011 (9 games: 10.4ppg, 6.1rpg, 1.4apg, 1.0bpg, FGP: 47.7%, 3PT:17.1%, FT: 52.4%) and Eurobasket Lithuania 2011
2012: Latvian National Team - Eurobasket Qualyfing Round to Slovenia 2013
2013: Latvian National Team - Eurobasket Slovenia 2013
2015: Latvian National Team - Eurobasket Qualyfing Round to France 2015
2015: Latvian National Team - Eurobasket France 2015

Club
Seas.Leag.ClubGminPointsFG3PFTRebsToStAss
totmpgMA%MA%MA%DeOftotAvg.
2011 LAT LBL-LAT Liepaja 37 345 312 8.4  106 175 61 11 46 24 67 83 81 91 54 145 3.9 35 19 28
2012 ESP LEB Gold-ESP Clavijo 32 354 97 3.0  32 58 55 6 26 23 15 25 60 37 26 63 2.0 24 8 19
2013 ESP LEB Gold-ESP Clavijo 26 610 248 9.5  85 127 67 11 37 30 45 68 66 81 53 134 5.2 34 16 18
2014 ESP LEB Gold-ESP Tizona Burgos 18 295 109 6.1  39 65 60 7 25 28 10 17 59 68 30 98 5.4 24 10 14
2014 ESP ACB-ESP Fuenlabrada 9 98 18 2.0  5 12 42 1 9 11 5 9 56 12 6 18 2.0 4 3 2
2015 LAT LBL-LAT VEF Riga (LAT) 10 189 67 6.7  22 48 46 3 9 33 14 22 64 27 18 45 4.5 9 6 13
2016 LAT LBL-LAT VEF Riga (LAT) 27 658 281 10.4  88 155 57 15 32 47 60 88 68 103 78 181 6.7 37 24 42
International
SeasonLeagueClubGminPointsFG3PFTRebsToStAss
totmpgMA%MA%MA%DeOftotAvg.
2011 BBL-Baltic League Liepaja 22 128 128 5.8  40 81 49 9 33 27 21 32 66 46 30 76 3.5 19 7 17
2015 Euroleague VEF Riga (LAT) 1 21 5 5.0  1 2 50 1 2 50 0 0 - 6 1 7 7.0 0 0 0
2015 Eurocup VEF Riga (LAT) 10 228 58 5.8  15 39 38 5 18 28 13 19 68 25 22 47 4.7 18 6 19
2015 VTB United League VEF Riga (LAT) 30 729 232 7.7  87 140 62 9 30 30 31 42 74 105 59 164 5.5 45 34 45
2016 VTB United League VEF Riga (LAT) 28 674 267 9.5  93 161 58 7 42 17 60 83 72 66 74 140 5.0 42 21 58
2017 FIBA Europe Cup Elan Chalon 7 93 24 3.4  7 15 47 0 5 0 10 11 91 12 6 18 2.6 3 4 4
National Team
SeasonCompetitionNational TeamGminPointsFG3PFTRebsToStAss
totmpgMA%MA%MA%DeOftotAvg.
2011 Eurobasket Latvia Nat. Team 5 36 0 0.0  0 0 - 0 4 0 0 0 - 7 2 9 1.8 0 0 2
2011 Europeo U20 Latvia U20 9 232 94 10.4  31 65 48 7 41 17 11 21 52 32 23 55 6.1 22 8 13
2012 Eurobasket Qualif. Round Latvia Nat. Team 8 117 20 2.5  8 18 44 0 1 0 4 6 67 10 11 21 2.6 5 0 6
2013 Eurobasket Latvia Nat. Team 8 76 30 3.8  7 13 54 4 8 50 4 4 100 7 5 12 1.5 0 0 1
2015 Eurobasket Qualif. Round Latvia Nat. Team 6 58 21 3.5  7 11 64 1 3 33 4 8 50 8 6 14 2.3 3 0 2