Igors Miglinieks

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Igors Miglinieks
Guangdong Southern Tigers
PositionAssistant coach
LeagueCBA
Personal information
Born (1964-05-04) 4 May 1964 (age 55)
Jelgava, Riga, Latvia
NationalityLatvian
Listed height6 ft 4.5 in (1.94 m)
Listed weight212 lb (96 kg)
Career information
NBA draft1986 / Undrafted
Playing career1981–2000
PositionPoint guard / Shooting guard
Number13
Coaching career1997, 2000–2012, 2015–present
Career history
As player:
1981–1985VEF Rīga
1985–1989CSKA Moscow
1989–1990VEF Rīga
1990Erie Wave, Erie, PA USA
1990–1992VEF Rīga
1992–1994Braunschweig
1994–1995VEF/Ādaži Rīga
1995CSKA Moscow
1995–1996LainERS Riga
1996–1997Olimpas Plungė
1997Cherno More
1997–1998Žito Vardar
1998–1999Blonay Basket
1999LainERS Riga
1999–2000ASK/Brocēni/LMT
As coach:
1997Latvia
2000–2001ASK/Brocēni/LMT
2001–2003Kiev
2004–2005Arsenal Tula
2005Rīga
2005–2007AEL Limassol
2005China (assistant)
2007–2009Latvia (assistant)
2007–2008Spartak St. Petersburg
2008–2009Donetsk
2009–2010Czarni Słupsk
2010–2011AEK Larnaca
2011–2012Apollon Limassol
2014BK Jēkabpils
2015–2016BK Jēkabpils
2017–2018Xinjiang Flying Tigers (assistant)
2018–presentGuangdong Southern Tigers (assistant)
Career highlights and awards
As a player:

As a head coach:

Igors Yanovich Miglinieks (born 4 May 1964 in Jelgava, Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR) is a retired Soviet and Latvian professional basketball player and coach. He played at the point guard and shooting guard positions.

Professional club playing career[edit]

Miglinieks was a member of the WBL World Basketball League Erie Wave team (Erie, PA USA), 1990. Miglinieks was also a member of the FIBA European Selection team, in 1991.

National team playing career[edit]

Miglinieks was a member of the senior Soviet Union national basketball team. With the Soviet Union, he won a gold medal at the 1988 Summer Olympics,[1] becoming the first Latvian basketball player to win the gold medal at the Summer Olympic Games.

Coaching career[edit]

After he retired from playing professional basketball, Miglinieks had a long coaching career, working as a head coach in numerous teams and leagues.

Personal life[edit]

Miglinieks' brother, Raimonds, was also a professional basketball player.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Igors Miglinieks Biography and Olympic Results". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Archived from the original on August 15, 2012. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  2. ^ COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTEBOOK.
  3. ^ “BRALIUKAI”: WE WANT TO CREATE LOVE AROUND VEF.

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