Artūras Milaknis

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Artūras Milaknis
Arturas Milaknis by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Milaknis with Žalgiris Kaunas in 2011
No. 21 – Žalgiris Kaunas
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
League Lithuanian Basketball League
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1986-06-16) 16 June 1986 (age 31)
Kaunas,[1] Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 4.7 in (1.95 m)
Listed weight 198 lb (90 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2008 / Undrafted
Playing career 2004–present
Career history
2004–2006 Bremena Tauragė
2006–2007 Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school Kaunas
2007–2008 Žalgiris Kaunas
2008 Baltai Kaunas
2008–2011 Žalgiris Kaunas
2011–2013 Rūdupis Prienai / Prienai
2013–2015 Žalgiris Kaunas
2015–2016 UNICS Kazan
2016–present Žalgiris Kaunas
Career highlights and awards

Artūras Milaknis (born 16 June 1986) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Žalgiris Kaunas of the Lithuanian Basketball League. Standing at 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in), he is able to play both shooting guard and small forward positions.

Professional career[edit]

In 2015 he was invited to join the Dallas Mavericks training camp.[2]

On July 9, 2015, he signed a two-year contract with UNICS Kazan.[3]

On August 7, 2016, it was announced that Milaknis signed with Žalgiris Kaunas.[4]

International career[edit]

In 2015 Milaknis was included into the Lithuania men's national basketball team head coach Jonas Kazlauskas extended candidates list.[5] At age of 29 he qualified into the final roster for the first time in his career and represented the national team at EuroBasket 2015.[6] The team won silver medals that year.

Career statistics[edit]

Legend
  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
 Bold  Career high

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.

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2007–08 Žalgiris 2 0 2.5 .500 .000 .000 .0 .0 .0 .0 1.0 .5
2008–09 5 0 14.8 .611 .571 .500 1.2 .2 .0 .0 6.2 5.0
2009–10 11 0 8.0 .500 .500 .500 .4 .0 .3 .0 2.5 1.0
2010–11 15 9 15.5 .368 .308 .800 1.0 .4 .7 .0 3.9 1.3
2013–14 24 4 18.3 .458 .432 .667 2.0 .7 .3 .0 6.4 4.8
2014–15 24 10 25.9 .462 .462 .778 1.8 1.4 .3 .1 10.0 8.0
2016–17 30 8 21.1 .474 .386 .762 1.5 1.0 .3 .0 7.3 4.6
Career 81 23 18.0 .456 .437 .738 1.4 .7 .3 .0 6.3 4.5

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