Deividas Gailius stays in hometown as forward signs contract extension with Neptunas Klaipeda for upcoming season.

It will be Gailius’ (31, 200) 6th season with Neptunas. Forward joined Neptunas January last season after short span in Turkey.

He previously represented BC Siauliai and Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius teams in the Betsafe LKL.

“It is the best to play at hometown” – Gailius was quotes in the release. “We are happy to stay here with family. I was attracted by the new coach and challenges. I had more offers, but after considerations we decided it will be the best to stay with Neptunas.”

Gailius averaged 12.5 points and 4.2 rebounds in 26 Betsafe LKL games for Neptunas last season.

Full Neptunas squad can be found here.