Darjuš Lavrinovič with Lithuania men's national basketball team
|League||Lithuanian Basketball League
November 1, 1979 |
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||212 cm (6 ft 11 in)|
|Listed weight||110 kg (243 lb)|
|NBA draft||2001 / Undrafted|
|2014–2016||Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia|
|Career highlights and awards|
Darjuš Lavrinovič (Polish: Dariusz Ławrynowicz, born November 1, 1979) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Lietkabelis Panevėžys. His twin brother Kšyštof is also a professional basketball player. He is 2.12m (6' 11 ½") in height. He plays the center position. He is also a member of the senior Lithuanian national basketball team. Lavrinovič was an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection in 2006.
Darjuš Lavrinovič blossomed in the Euroleague 2005–06 season while playing with Žalgiris Kaunas, as he earned an All-EuroLeague Second Team selection. He was a rebounding monster that year, claiming the league rebounding crown in both the LKL and the Baltic League, averaging 9.8 rebounds per game in each competition. He joined Real Madrid in 2009. The following year, he was transferred to Fenerbahçe. In 2011, he signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow.
On July 31, 2014, Darjuš officially joined Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia in the Italian Serie A. Despite missing the start of the season because of an injury, he contributed 11.4 points in around 17 minutes per game over 25 league games, before scoring in double figures in 10 of 15 playoff games he played in as Reggio Emilia only conceded the title on game 7 of the finals to Game 7 of the Italian League finals.
Lavrinovič has also been a member of the senior Lithuanian national basketball team. With Lithuania's national team he has played at the EuroBasket 2005, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the EuroBasket 2007, the 2008 Summer Olympic Games, and the EuroBasket 2009. He helped Lithuania win the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2007.
- All-EuroLeague Team
- Second Team: 2005–06
- Lithuanian League All-Star Game:
- Ukrainian SuperLeague
- MVP: 2013–14
- Ukrainian Cup
- MVP: 2014
- All-EuroCup Team
- Second Team: 2013–14
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|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|
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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.
|Led the league|
- RealMadrid.com Real Madrid signs Lavrinovic for one season.
- Lavrinovic transferred to Fenerbahce
- CSKA MOSCOW gets bigger with Darjus Lavrinovic.
- "BUDIVELNIK inks veteran big man Lavrinovic". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 30 August 2013.
- Reggio Emilia announces Darjus Lavrinovic
- "Reggio Emilia, Darjus Lavrinovic agree to extension". EurocupBasketball.com. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015.
- Tygodnik.lt Parents of the Lawrynowicz brothers are very proud that their sons are first Poles to cap for the Lithuanian national basketball team