Eurelijus Žukauskas ( [ɛʊˈrʲɛlʲɪjʊs ʒʊˈkɐ̂ˑʊskɐs] (, born August 22, 1973, in ) Klaipėda, Lithuanian Soviet Socialist Republic, Soviet Union) is a retired Lithuanian professional basketball player. He played for the Lithuanian national basketball team from 1995 to 2004.
1995 NBA Draft Žukauskas was drafted as a #54 by Seattle SuperSonics in the second round. On June 28, 1995 the Milwaukee Bucks acquired his rights from Seattle.
He is a 2.18 m tall
center and weighs 115 kg.
In 2007 he signed one-year contract with
Žalgiris Kaunas, which he later confirmed for another year. He retired from professional basketball on May 20, 2009. He currently plays recreational basketball in his hometown Klaipėda and is a judge at the LKL Slam Dunk Contest.
Awards/achievements [ edit ]
Olympic Bronze medalist –
Euroleague champion – 1999 European champion -
LKL champion – 1998, 1999, 2008 Lithuanian all-star slam dunk contest winner – 1999
FIBA Europe league champion – 2004 BBL champion – 2007, 2008
LKL vice-champion – 2007
Lithuanian National Cup – 2008
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