BC Dzūkija

BC Dzūkija (Lithuanian: Krepšinio klubas Dzūkija) is a basketball club located in Alytus, Lithuania. It was founded in 2012 and currently participates in the Lietuvos krepšinio lyga (LKL).[1] It is the newest basketball club based in Alytus after BC Alita and BC Alytus were dissolved.

Alytus Dzūkija
Alytus Dzūkija logo
LeaguesLKL
Founded2012; 8 years ago (2012)
HistoryDzūkija
(2012–2019)
(2020–present)
Sintek-Dzūkija
(2019–2020)
ArenaAlytus Arena
Capacity5,500
LocationAlytus, Lithuania
Team colorsGreen, white and orange
     
PresidentTomas Pačėsas
Head coachNikola Vasilev
Websitekkdzukija.lt
First BC Dzūkija logo

PlayersEdit

Current rosterEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Dzūkija Alytus roster
Players Coaches
Pos. No. Nat. Name Ht. Wt. Age
SG 3   Dziagwa, Thomas 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 86 kg (190 lb) 22 – (1998-01-27)27 January 1998
G 4   Zigmantavičius, Martynas 1.87 m (6 ft 2 in) 81 kg (179 lb) 24 – (1996-06-04)4 June 1996
PG 5   Marinelli, Paolo 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) 90 kg (198 lb) 25 – (1995-04-10)10 April 1995
SF 7   Pačėsas, Tomas 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 88 kg (194 lb) 20 – (2000-05-26)26 May 2000
F/C 10   Paulauskas, Modestas 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 25 – (1995-10-15)15 October 1995
PG 11   Danisevičius, Paulius 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in) 70 kg (154 lb) 25 – (1995-01-11)11 January 1995
PG 13   Žemaitis, Kristupas 1.92 m (6 ft 4 in) 89 kg (196 lb) 24 – (1996-06-24)24 June 1996
F 21   Jomantas, Artūras 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) 107 kg (236 lb) 35 – (1985-05-04)4 May 1985
C 25   Jucikas, Matas 2.05 m (6 ft 9 in) 100 kg (220 lb) 26 – (1994-02-10)10 February 1994
SG 77   Rinkūnas, Tadas 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in) 83 kg (183 lb) 29 – (1991-03-30)30 March 1991
G/F 82   Jasaitis, Simas 2.01 m (6 ft 7 in) 87 kg (192 lb) 38 – (1982-03-26)26 March 1982
SF 98   Šiumbrys, Adas 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) 84 kg (185 lb) 21 – (1998-11-10)10 November 1998
C   Stuteville, Eric 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) 116 kg (256 lb) 25 – (1995-02-06)6 February 1995
Head coach
  •   Nikola Vasilev
Assistant coach(es)
  •   Osvaldas Kurauskas
Athletic trainer(s)
  •   Eglė Jankauskaitė
Physiotherapist(s)
  •   Tomas Munius
  •   Aivaras Janušauskas

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  •   Injured

Updated: October 11, 2020

Depth chartEdit

Pos. Starting 5 Bench 1 Bench 2
C Artūras Jomantas Matas Jucikas Modestas Paulauskas
PF Simas Jasaitis Eric Scott Stuteville Tomas Pačėsas
SF Tadas Rinkūnas Martynas Zigmantavičius Adas Šiumbrys
SG Paolo Marinelli Thomas Dziagwa
PG Kristupas Žemaitis Paulius Danisevičius

Squad changes for/during 2020–21 seasonEdit

InEdit

No. Pos. Nat. Name Moving from
3 SG   Thomas Dziagwa Oklahoma State Cowboys  
13 PG   Kristupas Žemaitis Kėdainiai Nevėžis  
77 SG   Tadas Rinkūnas Glasgow Rocks  
10 F/C   Modestas Paulauskas (jaunesnysis) BC Šilutė  
4 G   Martynas Zigmantavičius Sūduva-Mantinga  
5 PG   Paolo Marinelli KK Krka  
82 G/F   Simas Jasaitis Palencia Baloncesto  
25 C   Matas Jucikas BC Nevėžis  
98 SF   Adas Šiumbrys SRC-Dzūkija  
C   Eric Stuteville Kangoeroes Mechelen  

OutEdit

No. Pos. Nat. Name Moving to
3 PG   Chauncey Collins Cholet Basket  
22 SF   Mindaugas Sušinskas Cbet  
23 SF   Kemal Canbolat Instabul Sigortam.net  
24 SG   Martynas Pocevičius BC Nevėžis  

Season by seasonEdit

Season Tier League Pos. Cup
2012–13 2 NKL 2nd
2013–14 1 LKL 10th Fourth round
2014–15 1 LKL 6th Quarterfinalist
2015–16 1 LKL 10th
2016–17 1 LKL 8th Quarterfinalist
2017–18 1 LKL 9th Semifinalist
2018–19 1 LKL 8th Quarterfinalist
2019–20 1 LKL 9th Quarterfinalist

Source:[2]

Notable playersEdit

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Head coachesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Istorija". www.kkdzukija.lt (in Lithuanian). Archived from the original on 28 October 2016. Retrieved 23 June 2017.
  2. ^ "Dzūkija | Lietuvos krepšinio lyga". LKL.lt (in Lithuanian). Archived from the original on 5 February 2016. Retrieved 3 July 2017.

External linksEdit