Kšyštof Lavrinovič

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Kšyštof Lavrinovič
Krzysztof Lawrynowicz by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius
Position Power forward / Center
League Lithuanian Basketball League
Eurocup
Personal information
Born (1979-11-01) November 1, 1979 (age 35)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 10.75 in (2.10 m)
Listed weight 255 lb (116 kg)
Career information
Pro career 1996–present
Career history
1996–2002 Alita Alytus
2002–2004 Ural Great Perm
2004–2005 Dynamo Moscow
2005–2007 UNICS Kazan
2007–2012 Montepaschi Siena
2012–2014 Žalgiris Kaunas
2014 Valencia
2014 Pallacanestro Reggiana
2014–present BC Lietuvos rytas
Career highlights and awards

Kšyštof Lavrinovič (Polish: Krzysztof Ławrynowicz) (born November 1, 1979) is a Polish[1]-Lithuanian professional basketball player playing for Lietuvos rytas of the Lithuanian Basketball League.[2] He plays at the power forward and center positions. He has been one of the greatest European basketball players, playing in Europe, for the last 10 years.

Lithuanian national team[edit]

Lavrinovič has also been a member of the senior men's Lithuanian national basketball team. Some of the tournaments he has played at with Lithuania's senior national team include: the FIBA EuroBasket 2003, the 2004 Summer Olympic Games, the FIBA EuroBasket 2005, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the FIBA EuroBasket 2007, the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, the FIBA EuroBasket 2009, and the FIBA EuroBasket 2011. He helped Lithuania win the gold medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 2003 and the bronze medal at the FIBA EuroBasket 2007.

Euroleague career statistics[edit]

Legend
  GP Games played   GS  Games started  MPG  Minutes per game
 FG%  Field-goal percentage  3P%  3-point field-goal percentage  FT%  Free-throw percentage
 RPG  Rebounds per game  APG  Assists per game  SPG  Steals per game
 BPG  Blocks per game  PPG  Points per game  PIR  Performance Index Rating
 Bold  Career high

Note: Euroleague is not the only competition in which player participated for the team during the season.


Led the league
Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Montepaschi 22 2 20.6 .609 .579 .687 4.2 .5 1.5 1.1 12.7 15.5
2008–09 Montepaschi 17 1 24.3 .463 .340 .837 6.4 .8 1.6 .8 10.8 14.9
2009–10 Montepaschi 12 1 22.1 .455 .371 .764 4.3 1.1 1.3 .5 13.2 16.3
2010–11 Montepaschi 21 5 24.7 .458 .323 .753 5.0 1.2 .8 .3 11.8 13.3
2011–12 Montepaschi 15 1 19.5 .441 .444 .714 3.9 1.1 .7 .4 9.7 10.9
2012–13 Žalgiris 24 9 21.3 .493 .365 .825 4.0 1.0 .5 .3 8.5 10.3
2013–14 Žalgiris 13 0 17.6 .390 .231 .875 3.4 1.0 .4 .4 7.2 7.7
Career 124 19 21.6 .482 .389 .766 4.5 .9 .9 .6 10.6 12.8

Awards and accomplishments[edit]

Pro career[edit]

Lithuanian national team[edit]

Personal[edit]

Lavrinovič has a twin-brother, Darjuš, whom he played with at UNICS Kazan in the Russian Superleague, as well as with on the senior men's Lithuanian national basketball team. Lavrinovič's wife is 2004 Miss Russia, Tatyana Sidorchuk.[3] In 1999, Lavrinovič was sent to prison in Pravieniškės, Lithuania on rape charges.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tygodnik.lt Parents of the Lawrynowicz brottions. He is 2.10 m (6' 10¾") in height. He is a member of the Polish minority in Lithuania, and along with his twin brother, Dahers are very proud that their sons are first Poles to cap for the Lithuanian national basketball team
  2. ^ Ksistof Lavrinovic signs a two-year contract with Lietuvos Rytas
  3. ^ Tygodnik.lt
  4. ^ RealGM: Wiretap Archives: Raptors Considering Lavrinovic.

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