Evaldas Kairys

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Evaldas Kairys
No. 25 – Rytas Vilnius
Position Center
League Lithuanian Basketball League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1990-10-11) October 11, 1990 (age 28)
Šventoji, Lithuania
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 207 cm (6.79 ft)
Listed weight 105 kg (231 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 2012 / Undrafted
Playing career 2007–present
Career history
2006–2007 Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2007–2011 Perlas Vilnius
2011–2015 Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys
2015–2017 Muratbey Uşak Sportif
2017–2018 Demir İnşaat Büyükçekmece
2018-present Rytas Vilnius
Career highlights and awards

Evaldas Kairys (born October 11, 1990) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Rytas Vilnius of the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL). He plays in the center position.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Kairys been a part of Lietuvos rytas Vilnius youth system from 2006 to 2011 when the Perlas Vilnius was dissolved. He then joined Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys for four straight seasons. During his fourth season in Pasvalys, Kairys averaged 10.9 points, 5.9 rebounds in the Lithuanian Basketball League.[2] On July 28, 2015 he signed with Muratbey Uşak Sportif of the premier Turkish Basketball League.[3]

International career[edit]

Kairys represented the Lithuanian youth squads twice. He won silver medal with the U-18 National Team in 2008 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Evaldas Kairys". Basketball.RealGM.com. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Evaldas Kairys". LKL.lt. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Kairys legionieriaus karjerą pradės Turkijoje". BasketNews.lt. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  4. ^ "Lithuania / U18 European Championship Men (2008)". FIBAEurope.com. Retrieved 12 August 2015.