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February 26, 1959 |
|Listed height||6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)|
|Listed weight||260 lb (118 kg)|
|High school||Wamogo (Litchfield, Connecticut)|
|NBA draft||1982 / Round: 4 / Pick: 76th overall|
|Selected by the Chicago Bulls|
|1983–1984||Estudiantes de Madrid (Spain)|
|1984–1985||Golden State Warriors|
|1986–1987||OAR Ferrol (Spain)|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Charles "Chuck" Aleksinas (born February 26, 1959) is an American former professional basketball player in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He was drafted by the Chicago Bulls in the 4th round (7th pick) of the 1982 NBA Draft and played one season in 1984–85 for the Golden State Warriors. Aleksinas currently resides in Morris, Connecticut and has played in many local amateur basketball leagues. Aleksinas weighed 260 pounds (120 kg) and stood at 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) during his playing days.
Born in Litchfield, Connecticut, Aleksinas played at Wamogo High School where he was the first 1,000 point scorer in the school's history. He played college basketball at the University of Kentucky and the University of Connecticut. Aleksinas is of Lithuanian descent and wanted to play for their national team, but this attempt was denied by then Lithuanian authorities.
- Cress, Doug (October 31, 1991). "In Spain, a Lithuanian Giant Awakens for the Olympics". The New York Times. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
- Wilson, Stephen (April 11, 1992). "Basketball is More Than a Game in Independent Lithuania". Associated Press. Retrieved February 5, 2016.
- Career statistics and player information from Basketball-Reference.com
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