|No. 31 – Darüşşafaka|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
Basketbol Süper Ligi|
August 2, 1990|
|Listed height||2.03 m (6 ft 8 in)|
|Listed weight||96 kg (212 lb)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Žanis Peiners (born August 2, 1990) is a Latvian professional basketball player for Darüşşafaka of the Turkish Basketbol Süper Ligi (BSL) and the EuroLeague. He is a 2.05 m (6 ft 8¾ in) tall shooting guard-small forward.
In 2009, he started pro career with VEF Rīga. After that season, he went to Latvijas Universitāte, where he played next three seasons. Peiners helped his team, which consisted of semi-professional student athletes, to reach the LBL playoffs twice. He was scoring the champion of the LBL in 2013, averaging 21.1 points per game.
In 2013, Žanis graduated from LU, and attracted the attention of multiple clubs from abroad. He had strong interest from KK Union Olimpija, but ultimately decided to sign with MBC Mykolaiv. He finished the season in the Ukrainian SuperLeague, as the league's second best scorer (16.1 points per game).
Latvian national team
- ZANIS PEINERS Height 2.05m.
- "VEF Rīga" papildina sastāvu ar Peineru (in Latvian).
- Statistika Līderis: Punkti (in Latvian).
- Peiners: "Esmu izdarījis pareizo izvēli" (in Latvian).
- Peiners uz pārbaudes laiku pievienojies Krievijas Superlīgas čempionei "Avtodor" (in Latvian).
- BK Ventspils adds Zanis Peiners.
- "PAOK Thessaloniki lands Zanis Peiners". 20 July 2016. Retrieved 20 July 2016.
- "Zanis Peiners, Darüşşafaka Basket Yolunda" (in Turkish). Hurriyet.com. 20 June 2018.
- "Zanis PEINERS at the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 - FIBA.basketball". FIBA.basketball. Retrieved 9 November 2017.