Milaknis with Žalgiris Kaunas in 2011
|No. 21 – Žalgiris Kaunas|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Born||16 June 1986|
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||6 ft 4.7 in (1.95 m)|
|Listed weight||198 lb (90 kg)|
|NBA draft||2008 / Undrafted|
|2006–2007||Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school Kaunas|
|2011–2013||Rūdupis Prienai / Prienai|
|Career highlights and awards|
Artūras Milaknis (born 16 June 1986) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Žalgiris Kaunas of the Lithuanian Basketball League and the EuroLeague. Standing at 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in), he is able to play both the shooting guard and small forward positions.
In 2015, Milaknis was invited to join the Dallas Mavericks training camp. On July 9, 2015, he signed a two-year contract with the Russian club UNICS Kazan. On August 7, 2016, it was announced that Milaknis had signed with the Lithuanian club Žalgiris Kaunas.
In 2015, Milaknis was included into the senior Lithuanian national team extended candidates list, by the team's head coach, Jonas Kazlauskas. At age of 29, he qualified into the final roster of the senior Lithuanian national team, for the first time in his career, and he represented the national team at the EuroBasket 2015. The Lithuanian team ended up winning the silver medal at the tournament.
He played at the EuroBasket 2017.
|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|
Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the player participated for the team during the season. He also played in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.
- Milaknis: apie taiklių metimų receptą, snaiperio idealą ir atmosferą „Žalgiryje“
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