Raimonds Miglinieks

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Raimonds Miglinieks
Personal information
Born (1970-07-16) July 16, 1970 (age 46)
Riga, Latvian SSR, USSR
(now Latvia)
Nationality Latvian
Listed height 6 ft 2.75 in (1.90 m)
Listed weight 200 lb (91 kg)
Career information
College Riverside CC (1992–1994)
UC Irvine (1994–1996)
NBA draft 1996 / Undrafted
Playing career 1996–2003
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2005–present
Career history
As player:
1988–1992 VEF Rīga
1996–1997 ASK/Brocēni/LMT
1997–1999 Śląsk Wrocław
1999–2000 WTK Anwil Włocławek
2000–2001 Śląsk Wrocław
2001–2002 CSKA Moscow
2002–2003 Idea Śląsk Wrocław
As coach:
2005 BK Riga
Career highlights and awards

As player:

Raimonds Miglinieks (born July 16, 1970, in Riga, Latvian Soviet Socialist Republic, USSR) is a retired Latvian professional basketball player and basketball coach. Standing at a height of 1.90 m (6'2¾") tall, he was a point guard with excellent court vision.

College career[edit]

Miglinieks played college basketball in the United States, at the University of California, Irvine, with the Anteaters. He led the NCAA Division I in assists per game in the 1995–96 season, with an average of 8.5 assists per game. He was named the Big West Conference Player of the Year in 1996.[1]

Professional career[edit]

Miglinieks played in the EuroLeague with Śląsk Wrocław and CSKA Moscow. He led the 2000–01 FIBA SuproLeague in assists, with an average of 7.0 per game.

Latvian national team[edit]

Miglinieks was a regular member of the senior men's Latvian national basketball team. He was a part of the Latvian squad that finished in 8th place at the 2001 EuroBasket.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Men's Basketball: All-Big West Selections. icirvinesports.com. Retrieved on September 6, 2009.

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