Hometown: Kaunas, Kaunas County, Lithuana
Birthdate: July 10, 2000
Bio: Name pronounced Mar-teen-us Are-lau-skiss. Lithuanian native played for the country’s U19 team at 2019 FIBA World Cup last summer. Averaged 5.4 points, 2.9 rebounds and 1.1 assists. Previously played on Lithuania’s U16 team, averaging 9.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 1.9 assists and 1.7 steals at European Championships in 2016. Played professionally for Zalgiris’ first and second teams and was briefly a teammate of former Zag Kevin Pangos. Missed part of last season after having surgery to repair a stress fracture in his foot. Father, Mindaugas, played for Zalgiris in the 1980s with Arvydas Sabonis, whose son Domantas was an All-American at Gonzaga. Also recruited by Illinois and Texas Tech. Ranked 45th by 247sports.
Fr. Scouting report: Good size and frame. Steady, all-around player with good potential but needs to gain experience. Should compete for playing time as a backup wing.