Mantas Kalnietis became a free agent after his contract with Lokomotiv-Kuban was terminated. A mutual agreement between the clubs and the player was reached to terminate the contract.
Recently Kalnietis underwent a knee surgery and won’t be able to play this season. His contract with the Russian side was to expire this summer anyway.
Mantas Kalnietis joined Lokomotiv in 2012 and helped his new team win Eurocup finish second in VTB United League. He most of this season due to a shoulder injury which he suffered while playing for Lithuanian national team in a game against Croatia.
This season Kalnietis played 12 games. He averaged 3.4 points, 1.6 assists in Eurocup and 3.4 points, 1.9 assists in VTB United League.