Edgaras Ulanovas

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Edgaras Ulanovas
Edgaras Ulanovas by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Ulanovas with Žalgiris Kaunas in 2015
No. 92 – Žalgiris
PositionSmall forward
LeagueLKL
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1992-01-07) January 7, 1992 (age 26)
Kaunas, Lithuania
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)
Listed weight207 lb (94 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2011–present
Career history
2008–2009Aiščiai-Artransa Kaunas
2009–2010Triobet Jonava
2010–2011Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school
2011–2012Baltai Kaunas
2012Pieno žvaigdžės
2012–2013Lietkabelis
2013–2014Neptūnas
2014–presentŽalgiris
Career highlights and awards

Edgaras Ulanovas (born January 7, 1992) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player, who plays for Žalgiris Kaunas of the Lithuanian Basketball League and the EuroLeague.[1] He plays at the small forward position.

Professional career[edit]

On April 25, 2014, Ulanovas was named the Co-VTB United League Young Player of the Year, along with Dmitry Kulagin.[2] In 2017, he was named the MVP of the 2017 King Mindaugas Cup, and also the MVP of the 2017 LKL Finals.[3][4]

National team career[edit]

Lithuanian junior national team[edit]

Ulanovas represented Lithuania's junior national teams at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, and the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, winning four gold medals. In the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, he was named to the All-Tournament Team.

Lithuanian senior national team[edit]

In 2015, Ulanovas was included into the senior Lithuanian national team's extended candidates list, by the team's head coach, Jonas Kazlauskas.[5] However, he was not invited into the team's training camp later on.[6] Still, he was invited into the national team's training camp the next year, and he immediately qualified into the Olympic roster.

However, he was replaced on the roster by Vaidas Kariniauskas, just before the start of the tournament, due to injury.[7][8][9] Following year, Ulanovas played with the team at the EuroBasket 2017, averaging 7.2 points.[10]

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
2014–15 Žalgiris Kaunas 24 12 19.1 .529 .323 .757 2.5 1.2 .6 .0 5.5 5.9
2015–16 24 24 26.2 .385 .342 .875 4.5 2.0 .7 .2 6.3 9.2
2016–17 30 16 24.2 .513 .381 .877 3.3 1.5 .3 .3 7.7 9.3
2017–18 35 31 27.1 .503 .457 .787 4.1 2.1 .5 .4 7.5 10.9
Career 113 83 24.5 .460 .382 .828 3.7 1.7 .5 .3 6.9 9.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Edgaras Ulanovas Basketball Player Profile, stats, biography, career". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
  2. ^ Dmitry Kulagin and Edgaras Ulanovas named Young Players of the Year Archived 2014-04-26 at the Wayback Machine. (in English)
  3. ^ "Edgaras Ulanovas – Karaliaus Mindaugo taurės turnyro MVP". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 19 February 2017.
  4. ^ "LKL finalo MVP tapo Edgaras Ulanovas". 24sek.lt. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Paviešintas Lietuvos rinktinės kandidatų sąrašas". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  6. ^ "J. Kazlausko sprendimas: paaiškėjo, kurie krepšininkai ruošis Europos čempionatui". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  7. ^ "J. Kazlauskas apsisprendė: rinktinės sąrašas – be L. Lekavičiaus, bet su naujais veidais". Krepsinis.lt. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  8. ^ "Jonas Kazlauskas paskelbė galutinį Lietuvos rinktinės dvyliktuką". 24sek.lt. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
  9. ^ Miklovas, Jonas. "Traumą patyrusį Edgarą Ulanovą dvyliktuke keičia Vaidas Kariniauskas". BasketNews.lt. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
  10. ^ http://www.fiba.basketball/eurobasket/2017/player/Edgaras-Ulanovas

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