Dulkys named to Sacramento Kings coaching staff

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (seminoles.com) — Deividas Dulkys, who was a top executive on Florida State’s 2012 ACC Championship team, has been named player development coach for the Sacramento Kings. Dulkys served as an assistant coach for the Memphis Hustle – the G League affiliate of the Memphis Grizzlies – during the 2021-22 season.

Dulkys joins the King’s side after his season with the Hustle and after a nine-year professional career abroad. His professional career included stops in his home country of Lithuania, Poland, Turkey and Spain. He was the top scorer and named All-Star in the Polish Basketball League in 2014. Dulkys retired as a player in 2021, playing his final season in Spain.

Dulkys was an assistant coach at the Memphis Hustle during the 2021-22 season. The Hustle narrowly missed out on the G-League playoffs in their only season.

Dulkys was a mainstay during his collegiate career for the Seminoles (2009-12). He helped lead the Seminoles to the first two ACC Tournament championship appearances in school history (2009 and 2012) and ranks third in school history in field goals at 3 points made (203) and attempted (572). Dulkys averaged 6.7 points, 2.2 rebounds and 1.5 3-point field goals in 131 career games. Florida State has appeared in the NCAA Tournament in each of its four seasons and qualified for the Sweet 16 in 2011.

One of Duklys’ most memorable performances was a 32-point performance against North Carolina on January 14, 2021 when he made a career-high eight 3-point field goals – the most 3-point shots made in an ACC game by a Florida. State player.