Tomas Masiulis

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Tomas Masiulis
Personal information
Born (1975-09-19) September 19, 1975 (age 41)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m)
Listed weight 220 lb (100 kg)
Career information
Playing career 1994–2009
Position Power forward
Career history
1994–1995 Statyba Jonava
1995–2002 Žalgiris Kaunas
2002 Montepaschi Siena
2002–2008 Prokom Trefl Sopot
2008 Žalgiris Kaunas
2008–2009 Aisčiai Kaunas

Tomas Masiulis (born September 19, 1975) is a retired Lithuanian professional basketball player and the current head coach of Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school.

He started his career with Statyba Jonava in the second Lithuanian league (LKAL), however in a year he moved to Žalgiris Kaunas, where he played until mid-2002. Later he moved to Montepaschi Siena. After finishing the season with this club, he moved to Asseco Prokom Gdynia. At of the end of 2007–2008 season, after the change of club owners, Masiulis was fired and he was seriously considering the end of his career.[1] However, after some of Žalgiris Kaunas players sustained injuries, Masiulis joined Žalgiris Kaunas again.[2] The contract with Žalgiris Kaunas, which ended on December 16, 2008 was not prolonged, so Masiulis signed a contract Aisčiai Kaunas on December 17, 2008. After the New Year he prolonged the contract up to the end of the season.[3]

In October 2009 became a coach at the basketball school of Arvydas Sabonis.[4] In January 2010, became an assistant coach at Aisčiai Kaunas.[5]

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.

Led the league

Euroleague[edit]

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2000–01 Žalgiris 5 5 30.5 .697 .333 .632 8.2 2.0 1.6 .4 12.8 19.2
2001–02 Žalgiris 11 10 26.0 .517 .533 .545 5.9 1.7 1.1 .7 8.9 11.7
2004–05 Prokom Trefl Sopot 18 17 24.0 .628 .160 .391 5.4 1.7 1.2 .6 7.1 10.6
2005–06 Prokom Trefl Sopot 14 10 23.4 .667 .400 .367 5.6 1.8 .9 .9 5.8 10.2
2006–07 Prokom Trefl Sopot 20 19 20.1 .517 .278 .733 3.9 1.0 1.0 .3 4.3 5.8
2007–08 Prokom Trefl Sopot 13 13 21.2 .478 .273 .389 3.6 1.1 .8 .1 2.9 4.5
2008–09 Žalgiris 4 0 12.5 .000 .000 .000 2.3 .8 .3 .0 .0 .5

Lithuanian national team[edit]

Masiulis was a member of the Lithuanian national team which won bronze medals at the 2000 Olympic Games.

Personal life[edit]

His son Gytis Masiulis also is a professional basketball player, who debuted in primary Žalgiris Kaunas roster in 2017.[6][7]

References[edit]