Adas Juškevičius

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Adas Juškevičius
Adas Juskevicius by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Adas Juškevičius with Lithuania in 2013
No. 3 – Nanterre 92
PositionShooting guard / Point guard
LeagueLNB Pro A
Personal information
Born (1989-01-03) 3 January 1989 (age 29)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height1.94 m (6 ft 4 in)
Listed weight80 kg (176 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2005–present
Career history
2005–2008Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis School
2008–2009Aisčiai
2009–2010Žalgiris
2010–2012Rūdupis Prienai
2012–2013Žalgiris
2013–2014Eisbären Bremerhaven
2014–2016Lietuvos rytas
2016–2017Zaragoza
2017–2018Lietkabelis
2018Galatasaray
2018–presentNanterre 92
Career highlights and awards
Juškevičius in 2018 with Galatasaray

Adas Juškevičius (born 3 January 1989) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Nanterre 92 of the LNB Pro A. He is a combo guard.

Professional career[edit]

On 9 November 2016, Juškevičius signed with Tecnyconta Zaragoza of Liga ACB.[1]

On 23 July 2017, Juškevičius signed a one-year deal with Lietkabelis Panevėžys.[2] On 19 January 2018, he parted ways with Lietkabelis in order to sign in Turkey.[3] Five days later, he signed with Turkish club Galatasaray until the end of the 2018–19 season.[4]

National team career[edit]

Juškevičius was on Lithuania national basketball team candidates list before EuroBasket 2013, but haven't made into the final roster. In 2014 coach Jonas Kazlauskas included Juškevičius into preliminary 24 players list for main Lithuania squad as well.[5] Following Mantas Kalnietis injury, Juškevičius qualified into the main roster and represented Lithuania in 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.[6] He also was included into the national team's candidates list in 2015, but was released on August 25.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Adas Juskevicius refuerza al Tecnyconta Zaragoza". www.basketzaragoza.net (in Spanish). 9 November 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2016.
  2. ^ "Adas Juskevicius signs with Lietkabelis". Sportando.com. 23 July 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  3. ^ "Adas Juskevicius parted ways with Lietkabelis, will sign with Galatasaray". Sportando.com. 19 January 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  4. ^ "Adas Juškevičius Galatasaray Odeabank'ta". galatasaray.org (in Turkish). 24 January 2018. Retrieved 24 January 2018.
  5. ^ LTU - Numerous options as Kazlauskas announces list for Spain 2014 (in English)
  6. ^ "Galutiniame rinktinės dvyliktuke Juškevičius keičia Kalnietį (atnaujinta)". BasketNews.lt. Retrieved 26 August 2014.
  7. ^ "Paviešintas Lietuvos rinktinės kandidatų sąrašas". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  8. ^ "Oficialus verdiktas: J. Kazlauskas prieš kelionę į Graikiją atsisakė A. Juškevičiaus". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 25 August 2015.

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