Renaldas Seibutis

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Renaldas Seibutis
Renaldas Seibutis by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
No. 10 – Tecnyconta Zaragoza
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLiga ACB
Personal information
Born (1985-07-23) July 23, 1985 (age 33)
Palanga, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight181 lb (82 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career2002–present
Career history
2002–2003Naglis Palanga
2003–2005Sakalai Vilnius
2005–2008Olympiacos
2006–2007Maroussi Honda
2008–2010Bilbao Basket
2010–2011Olin Edirne
2011–2014Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2014–2015Darüşşafaka
2015–2017Žalgiris Kaunas
2017–2018Neptūnas Klaipėda
2018–presentZaragoza
Career highlights and awards

Renaldas Seibutis (born July 23, 1985) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Tecnyconta Zaragoza of the Liga ACB. He also represents the senior Lithuanian national team internationally.

Professional career[edit]

Seibutis with the Olympiacos Piraeus.

Europe[edit]

In the 2010–11 season, Seibutis played for Olin Edirne Basketbol where he has become one of the leaders of Olin, averaging 18.6 ppg, 3.5 rpg, 4.5 apg and 1.6 spg.

On June 12, 2011, Seibutis signed a three-year (2+1) contract with the Lithuanian team Lietuvos rytas.[1]

In July 2014, he signed a contract with Turkish team Darüşşafaka Doğuş.[2]

On September 4, 2015, Seibutis signed a one-year contract (with an option for another) with the Lithuanian club Žalgiris Kaunas.[3]

On July 21, 2017, Seibutis signed with Neptūnas Klaipėda for the 2017–18 season.[4]

On July 17, 2018, Seibutis signed a two-year deal with Tecnyconta Zaragoza of the Liga ACB.[5]

NBA[edit]

Seibutis was drafted in the second round with the 50th overall pick of the 2007 NBA draft by the Dallas Mavericks. Following the draft selection, he played with the Mavericks' NBA Summer League team in Las Vegas, averaging 6 points, 1 rebound, 1.6 assists, while shooting over 47% in 13 minutes per game over 5 games.[6] He played again in 2008, averaging only 2 points in 10.9 minutes per game over 5 games.[7] He was ultimately dropped from the 2008 roster because of his underperforming.[8]

On July 23, 2018, the draft rights to Seibutis, along with Johnathan Motley, was traded to the Los Angeles Clippers in exchange for the draft rights to Maarty Leunen and cash considerations.[9] On August 7, 2018, the draft rights to Seibutis, along with Sam Dekker, were traded to the Cleveland Cavaliers in exchange for the draft rights to Vladimir Veremeenko.[10]

National team career[edit]

At the 2010 FIBA World Championship Seibutis played for the Lithuanian national basketball team, which won bronze medals. He also participated in his first Olympic Games in London 2012.

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
2005–06 Olympiacos 23 3 17.8 .440 .303 .821 1.9 .6 .6 .0 6.3 4.6
2007–08 Olympiacos 3 0 2.9 .000 .000 .000 .3 .3 .3 .0 .0 .7
2012–13 Lietuvos rytas 10 10 30.3 .449 .321 .917 3.6 2.3 1.2 .0 12.9 10.9
2013–14 Lietuvos rytas 10 5 26.5 .404 .423 .909 2.5 3.2 1.2 .0 10.7 9.4
2015–16 Žalgiris 21 17 22.2 .462 .319 .822 2.3 1.5 .2 .1 8.0 4.7
2016–17 Žalgiris 30 9 12.3 .408 .208 .760 1.3 .9 .3 .1 2.5 1.5
Career 67 35 21.5 .466 .333 .850 2.2 1.5 .7 .1 8.2 6.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lietuvos Rytas tabs Seibutis and coach Dzikic
  2. ^ Renaldas Seibutis signs with Darussafaka Dogus
  3. ^ "Renaldas Seibutis returns to Zalgiris Kaunas". Sportando.com. September 4, 2015. Retrieved September 4, 2015.
  4. ^ „NEPTŪNE“ – DAR VIENA KLAIPĖDOS KRAŠTO ASMENYBĖ: KLUBO SPALVAS GINS RENALDAS SEIBUTIS (in Lithuanian)
  5. ^ "ACB.COM - La experiencia y calidad de Renaldas Seibuits llegan a Basket Zaragoza". www.acb.com (in Spanish). July 17, 2018. Retrieved July 17, 2018.
  6. ^ NBA.com: Renaldas Seibutis 2007 Summer League Statistics Archived July 14, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ NBA.com: Renaldas Seibutis 2008 Summer League Statistics Archived January 15, 2009, at the Wayback Machine
  8. ^ For NBA sophs, struggles carry over in summer league
  9. ^ "Press Release: L.A. Clippers Acquire Two-Way Forward Johnathan Motley". NBA.com. July 23, 2018. Retrieved July 23, 2018.
  10. ^ "Cavaliers Acquire Sam Dekker". NBA.com. August 7, 2018. Retrieved August 8, 2018.

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