LSU-Atletas

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LSU-Atletas Kaunas
LSU-Atletas Kaunas logo
Leagues Lithuanian Basketball League
LSBL
Founded 1962
History Atletas
(1962–1998);
Topo Centras–Atletas
(1998-2004);
Hidruva–Atletas
(2004–2005);
Atletas
(2005–2007);
Aisčiai-Atletas
(2007–2008);
Aisčiai
(2008–2010);
BC Kaunas
(2010–011);
BC Baltai
(2011–2012);
LSU-Baltai
(2012–2013)
LSU-Atletas
(2013-present)
Arena Kaunas Sports Hall
(capacity: 5,000)
Location Kaunas, Lithuania
Team colors Yellow and Light green
         
Website bcatletas.lt
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

LSU-Atletas (Lithuanian: Lietuvos sporto universitetas + Atletas) is a professional basketball club of Kaunas, Lithuania, which was participating in the LKL and the Baltic League. In 2009, the team merged with BC Kaunas Triobet and played with the names of Kaunas, Baltai and LSU-Baltai. In 2013 club was renamed again into LSU-Atletas.

The NBA center Žydrūnas Ilgauskas represented Atletas at the very beginning of his career. Lithuanian basketball star Saulius Štombergas was also a key player of the team back then. Donatas Motiejūnas also played for Atletas (at the time called Aisčiai) during beginning of his career.

Roster[edit]

BC Baltai roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 4 Lithuania Babkauskas, Karolis 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 23 – (1991-03-16)March 16, 1991
SG 5 Lithuania Vingelis, Šarūnas 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 24 – (1989-11-16)November 16, 1989
PG 6 Lithuania Mikšys, Laimonas 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 20 – (1993-07-27)July 27, 1993
G 7 Lithuania Malašauskas, Paulius 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 80 kg (176 lb) 23 – (1991-01-25)January 25, 1991
F/C 8 Lithuania Beniušis, Šarūnas 2.06 m (6 ft 9 in) 98 kg (216 lb) 21 – (1993-04-16)April 16, 1993
SG 9 Lithuania Sakalauskas, Arūnas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 22 – (1991-11-21)November 21, 1991
PG 10 Lithuania Birgelis, Aurimas 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 25 – (1988-08-09)August 9, 1988
F/C 11 Lithuania Miškinis, Tomas 2.04 m (6 ft 8 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 22 – (1992-07-05)July 5, 1992
F 12 Lithuania Skučas, Žygimantas 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 102 kg (225 lb) 22 – (1992-03-18)March 18, 1992
C 13 Lithuania Urbonas, Tomas 2.15 m (7 ft 1 in) 111 kg (245 lb) 22 – (1992-03-07)March 7, 1992
SF 14 Lithuania Sragauskis, Vidmantas 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 28 – (1986-06-23)June 23, 1986
G/F 15 Lithuania Tamošiūnas, Taurantas 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 92 kg (203 lb) 22 – (1992-03-23)March 23, 1992
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: 7 January 2014


Depth chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve
C Tomas Urbonas Tomas Miškinis
PF Žygimantas Skučas Šarūnas Beniušis
SF Vidmantas Sragauskis Taurantas Tamošiūnas
SG Šarūnas Vingelis Arūnas Sakalauskas Paulius Malašauskas
PG Karolis Babkauskas Aurimas Birgelis Laimonas Mikšys

Former logos[edit]

Latest seasons[edit]

Season League Pos. Significant Events Baltic League Pos. LKF Cup
2008–09 LKL 6 Quarterfinalist Challenge Cup 3 Round of 16
2009–10 LKL 13 Challenge Cup 13 First round
2010–11 LKL 10 Challenge Cup 2 First round
2011–12 LKL 8 Elite Division 13
2012–13 LKL 11 Elite Division R1 Fourth round
2013–14 LKL 12 Relegated Fourth round

Remarkable former players[edit]

External links[edit]