Raimonds Miglinieks

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Raimonds Miglinieks
Personal information
Born (1970-07-16) July 16, 1970 (age 44)
Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR
(now Latvia)
Nationality Latvian
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Riverside CC (1992–1994)
UC Irvine (1994–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Undrafted
Pro career 1996–2003
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2005–present
Career history
As player:
1988–1992 VEF Rīga
1996–1997 ASK/Brocēni/LMT
1997–1999 Śląsk Wrocław
1999–2000 WTK Anwil Włocławek
2000–2001 Śląsk Wrocław
2001–2002 PBC CSKA Moscow
2002–2003 Idea Śląsk Wrocław
As coach:
2005 BK Riga
Career highlights and awards

As player:

  • LBL Champion (1996)
  • PLK Champion (1998, 1999, 2001)

Raimonds Miglinieks (born July 16, 1970, in Riga, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR) is a retired Latvian professional basketball player.


Standing at 1.88 m, he was a point guard with excellent court vision, which allowed him to lead the 2001 Euroleague in assists with 7 per game.

He has played in the Euroleague for Śląsk Wrocław and CSKA. Miglinieks also played college basketball in the United States at the University of California, Irvine. He was the Big West Conference men's basketball player of the year in 1996.[1]

Miglinieks was a regular member of the Latvian national basketball team and part of the squad that finished 8th in the 2001 Eurobasket.


  1. ^ Men's Basketball: All-Big West Selections. icirvinesports.com. Retrieved on September 6, 2009.

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