Vytenis Čižauskas

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Vytenis Čižauskas
Vytenis Cizauskas by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Akhisar Belediyespor
PositionPoint guard
LeagueTurkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1992-09-16) September 16, 1992 (age 28)
Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight177 lb (80 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2014 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2007–2014Žalgiris Kaunas
2007-2008Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school
2009Kaunas Triobet
2009–2010Kaunas Aisčiai
2010–2011→ Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school
2011Kėdainiai Nevėžis
2011–2012Kaunas Baltai
2012–2013CB Valladolid
2014BC Lietkabelis
2014–2015Prienai
2015–2016Prienai
2016–2017Honlon
2017–2018Prienai
2018-presentVentspils
Career highlights and awards

Vytenis Čižauskas (born September 16, 1992[1]) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Akhisar Belediyespor of the Turkish Basketball League. He plays the point guard position.

Career[edit]

Čižauskas with CB Valladolid.

From an early age, Čižauskas played for the Žalgiris youth team. In his second season, he led the team in points and assists; as a consequence, he was promoted to Kaunas Triobet of BBL.

In March 2009, he was moved to Žalgiris' main roster; however, the young point guard saw limited playing time in the LKL. After leaving Žalgiris, Čižauskas played for various local Lithuanian team until joining CB Valladolid of Liga ACB on loan from Žalgiris. He averaged a mediocre 2.6 points per game and 0.8 assists per game coming off the bench.[2]

In September 2013, he returned to Žalgiris and debuted in the Euroleague tournament. On December 9, 2014 he signed with Latvian team BK Valmiera.[3]

International career[edit]

He won five gold medals with Lithuania national teams: European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (U-15) and was named MVP in 2007,[4] Europe U-16 in 2008, Europe U-18 in 2010, World U-19 in 2011 and Europe U-20 in 2012. He was a candidate for Lithuania national basketball team, which participated in EuroBasket 2013.[5]

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