Renaldas Seibutis

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Renaldas Seibutis
Renaldas Seibutis by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
No. 10 – Tecnyconta Zaragoza
Position Shooting guard
League Liga ACB
Personal information
Born (1985-07-23) July 23, 1985 (age 33)
Palanga, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Listed weight 181 lb (82 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2007 / Round: 2 / Pick: 50th overall
Selected by the Dallas Mavericks
Playing career 2002–present
Career history
2002–2003 Naglis Palanga
2003–2005 Sakalai Vilnius
2005–2008 Olympiacos
2006–2007Maroussi Honda
2008–2010 Bilbao Basket
2010–2011 Olin Edirne
2011–2014 Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2014–2015 Darüşşafaka
2015–2017 Žalgiris Kaunas
2017–2018 Neptūnas Klaipėda
2018–present Zaragoza
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

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