Darjuš Lavrinovič

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Darjuš Lavrinovič
Dariusz Lawrynowicz by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Lietkabelis Panevėžys
Position Center
League Lithuanian Basketball League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1979-11-01) November 1, 1979 (age 37)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 212 cm (6 ft 11 in)
Listed weight 110 kg (243 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2001 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–present
Career history
1996–2003 Alita Alytus
2003–2006 Žalgiris Kaunas
2006–2008 UNICS Kazan
2008–2009 Dynamo Moscow
2009–2010 Real Madrid
2010–2011 Fenerbahçe
2011–2012 CSKA Moscow
2012–2013 Žalgiris Kaunas
2013–2014 Budivelnyk Kyiv
2014–2016 Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia
2016-present Lietkabelis Panevėžys
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.

Professional career[edit]

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.[1] The following year, he was transferred to Fenerbahçe.[2] In 2011, he signed a two-year contract with CSKA Moscow.[3]

On August 30, 2013, he signed with Budivelnyk Kyiv.[4]

On July 31, 2014, Darjuš officially joined Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia in the Italian Serie A.[5] 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.[6]

International career[edit]

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.

Personal life[edit]

Lavrinovič is ethnically Polish.[7]

Honours[edit]

Individual[edit]

Team[edit]

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.

Led the league

EuroLeague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2003–04 Žalgiris 2 1 17.5 .571 .333 1.000 2.5 1.0 .0 1.5 11.5 12.5
2004–05 Žalgiris 14 2 15.3 .536 .316 .692 4.1 .1 .4 1.4 7.0 8.1
2005–06 Žalgiris 20 15 27.3 .516 .379 .681 8.3 1.9 .8 2.1 14.7 18.7
2009–10 Real Madrid 20 10 20.0 .577 .412 .739 4.5 1.2 1.0 .9 11.1 14.5
2010–11 Fenerbahçe 16 16 21.7 .426 .226 .778 4.4 1.3 .8 .9 8.0 9.6
2011–12 CSKA 15 1 12.4 .434 .300 .857 2.7 .5 .5 .3 4.7 4.5
2012–13 Žalgiris 21 10 19.7 .511 .333 .707 3.8 1.0 .7 .4 8.9 9.9
2013–14 Budivelnyk 10 10 30.0 .557 .406 .882 5.4 1.8 1.0 1.4 15.1 19.5
Career 118 67 20.8 .516 .342 .751 4.8 1.2 .7 1.0 10.0 12.0

References[edit]

  1. ^ RealMadrid.com Real Madrid signs Lavrinovic for one season.
  2. ^ Lavrinovic transferred to Fenerbahce
  3. ^ CSKA MOSCOW gets bigger with Darjus Lavrinovic.
  4. ^ "BUDIVELNIK inks veteran big man Lavrinovic". Euroleague.net. Retrieved 30 August 2013. 
  5. ^ Reggio Emilia announces Darjus Lavrinovic
  6. ^ "Reggio Emilia, Darjus Lavrinovic agree to extension". EurocupBasketball.com. 24 July 2015. Retrieved 1 September 2015. 
  7. ^ Tygodnik.lt Parents of the Lawrynowicz brothers are very proud that their sons are first Poles to cap for the Lithuanian national basketball team

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