Julius Jucikas

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Julius Jucikas
No. 27 – Juventus Utena
PositionPower forward / Center
LeagueLithuanian Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1989-10-20) 20 October 1989 (age 29)
Šilutė, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight229 lb (104 kg)
Career information
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2010Šilutė
2010–2011Šiauliai
2011–2012University of Šiauliai-ABRO Šiauliai
2012–2015Šiauliai
2015–2017Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2017–2018BK Ventspils
2018-2019Aomori Wat's
2019-presentJuventus Utena
Career highlights and awards

Julius Jucikas (born 20 October 1989) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Juventus Utena of the Lithuanian Basketball League. Standing at 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m), he plays at the center and power forward positions.[1][2][3]

Playing career[edit]

A 19-year-old Jucikas started his career with Šilutė of the NKL in 2009.

On 6 July 2015, Jucikas signed with Lietuvos rytas Vilnius of the Lithuanian Basketball League.[4] After two poor seasons, for both Jucikas and the club, much of which Jucikas spent on the bench, his contract for the 2017–2018 season was terminated by mutual agreement with the team.[5]

On 15 July 2017, he signed with BK Ventspils.[6] He helped Ventspils win the Latvian championship.

Personal life[edit]

His younger brother Matas Jucikas is also a professional basketball player.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Julius Jucikas". LKL.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  2. ^ "Julius Jucikas / Žaidėjai". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  3. ^ "Julius Jucikas Player Profile". basketball.realgm.com. Retrieved 16 July 2017.
  4. ^ "Jucikas pasirašė sutartį su „Lietuvos rytu"". basketnews.lt (in Lithuanian). 6 July 2015. Retrieved 12 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Su „Lietuvos rytu" išsiskyręs Julius Jucikas: „Nebuvo verta ten likti"". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 1 July 2017.
  6. ^ "Julius Jucikas apsivilks „Ventspils" marškinėlius". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 15 July 2017.
  7. ^ "Matas Jucikas trejus metus atstovaus "Neptūnui"". www.bcneptunas.lt (in Lithuanian).