BC Nevėžis

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Nevėžis Kėdainiai
Nevėžis Kėdainiai logo
Leagues Lithuanian Basketball League
Baltic Basketball League
Founded 1992
History BC Nevėžis
(1992–2011)
BC Kėdainiai Triobet
(2011–2012)
BC Nevėžis
(2012–present)
Arena Kėdainiai Arena
(capacity: 2200)
Location Kėdainiai, Lithuania
Team colors Green, orange and white
              
President Arūnas Danilevičius
Head coach Paulius Juodis
Championships LKAL Champions (2002)
BBL Challenge Cup (2005)
BBL Challenge Cup (2008)
BBL Cup (2013)
Website www.kknevezis.lt
Uniforms
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Home jersey
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Team colours
Home
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Away jersey
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Team colours
Away

BC Nevėžis (Lithuanian: Krepšinio klubas Nevėžis) is a professional Lithuania basketball club which currently plays in Lithuanian Basketball League and Baltic Basketball League.

History[edit]

BC Nevėžis was founded in 1992 by Stasys Mickevičius. In 1993 BC Nevėžis was renamed to KK Notra because of the club supporters UAB Notra. In 1999 because of the supporters changes, BC Notra was renamed to BC Nevėžis again until now. Club name came from the Nevėžis River, flowing through Kėdainiai city.

Current roster[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

BC Nevėžis roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
PG 5 Lithuania Gedeika, Aldas 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) 79 kg (174 lb) 18 – (1998-12-12)12 December 1998
G 6 United States Love, Jermaine 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 27 – (1989-03-27)27 March 1989
PG 8 Lithuania Kumelis, Deividas 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in) 78 kg (172 lb) 21 – (1995-04-06)6 April 1995
SG 9 Lithuania Kelmelis, Arminas 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 85 kg (187 lb) 23 – (1994-02-21)21 February 1994
PG 10 Croatia Prostran, Toni 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 25 – (1991-04-09)9 April 1991
SG 11 Lithuania Šelekas, Domas 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 19 – (1998-01-13)13 January 1998
SF 12 Lithuania Sinica, Justas 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 31 – (1985-05-31)31 May 1985
C 13 Lithuania Kymantas, Simonas 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) 106 kg (234 lb) 23 – (1993-06-10)10 June 1993
PF 14 Lithuania Petrilevičius, Paulius 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 26 – (1991-03-23)23 March 1991
C 15 Lithuania Petrukonis, Karolis 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) 115 kg (254 lb) 29 – (1987-05-18)18 May 1987
F 16 Serbia Smiljanić, Ivan 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 96 kg (212 lb) 27 – (1989-04-04)4 April 1989
SF 25 Lithuania Vaitkus, Ignas 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 24 – (1993-02-22)22 February 1993
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Injured Injured

Roster
Updated: October 16, 2016


Depth Chart[edit]

Pos. Starter Bench Bench Reserve
C Karolis Petrukonis Simonas Kymantas
PF Paulius Petrilevičius Ivan Smiljanić
SF Justas Sinica Ignas Vaitkus
SG Jermaine Love Arminas Kelmelis
PG Toni Prostran Deividas Kumelis

History[edit]

Kėdainiai Sports School in Vilainiai is the place where BC Nevėžis previously played his home matches.
BC Nevėžis moved to the newly built Kėdainiai Arena in 2013.
Season Tier League Pos. Significant Events Baltic League Pos. LKF Cup
2000–01 2 LKAL 5 Quarterfinalist
2001–02 2 LKAL 1 Promoted
2002–03 1 LKL 10
2003–04 1 LKL 7 Quarterfinalist
2004–05 1 LKL 6 Quarterfinalist Challenge Cup 1
2005–06 1 LKL 4 Semifinalist Elite Division 4
2006–07 1 LKL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 10 Third qualified
2007–08 1 LKL 6 Quarterfinalist Challenge Cup 1
2008–09 1 LKL 5 Quarterfinalist Elite Division 10 Quarterfinalist
2009–10 1 LKL 12 Elite Division 10 Fourth qualified
2010–11 1 LKL 9 Elite Division 8 Third round
2011–12 1 LKL 7 Elite Division 7 Third qualified
2012–13 1 LKL 8 Quarterfinalist Regular season Semifinalist
2013–14 1 LKL 8 Quarterfinalist Quarterfinalist Fifth round
2014–15 1 LKL 10 Group stage

Notable players[edit]

Jonas Mačiulis was a Nevėžis team leader in the 04–05 season.

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