Dainius Adomaitis (born January 19, 1974) is a Lithuanian professional basketball coach and former player. He is they current head coach for Rytas Vilnius of the Lithuanian Basketball League and Lithuanian national basketball team.
|League||Lithuanian Basketball League|
|Born||January 19, 1974|
Šakiai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
|Listed height||6 ft 7 in (2.01 m)|
|Listed weight||216 lb (98 kg)|
|2009–2010||Czarni Słupsk (assistant)|
|2012–2013||Lietuvos rytas Vilnius (assistant)|
|2013–2014||Lietuvos rytas Vilnius|
|2016–present||Lithuanian national basketball team|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach:
He started his career in Statyba Vilnius. Later he moved to Žalgiris Kaunas and became champion of the EuroLeague. After the successful season in Žalgiris Kaunas he moved to Zucchetti Montecatini, but he did not fit there. Therefore, he moved to Anwil Włocławek, and later to Śląsk Wrocław and finally in 2003 he arrived to BCM Gravelines. He became the captain of this team just a year later. Nevertheless, at the end of 2006–2007 season during the change of coaches, he left to Barons/LMT Riga. In August 2009 he announced the end of his career.
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|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|
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.
Since August 22, 2009, he was an assistant coach at Czarni Słupsk. Since March 23, 2010 head coach of this team. In June 2012 he signed with Anwil Włocławek, but he was fired the same year because of bad results. On November 19, 2012, he joined Lietuvos rytas Vilnius as assistant coach of Darius Maskoliūnas. After shortly performing as the head coach of Lietuvos rytas, he joined Juventus Utena and was named best coach of the 2014–15 LKL season. In 2015, he joined Neptūnas and was once again named best coach of the LKL season after coaching Neptūnas to the LKL finals. On June 21, 2018, Adomaitis was hired as head coach by Rytas Vilnius of the Lithuanian Basketball League.
National team careerEdit
- "D.Adomaitis tapo Lenkijos klubo vyriausiuoju treneriu".
- "Adomaitis treniruos "Anwil" krepšininkus".
- ""Anwil" klubas atleido Adomaitį".
- "Adomaitis tapo Maskoliūno asistentu".
- "LKL sezono MVP – Antanas Kavaliauskas, finale geriausias – Artūras Milaknis". 24sek.lt. Retrieved June 11, 2015.
- "Iškilmingai uždarytas 23-iasis "Tete-a-Tete Casino-LKL" sezonas (3 video, foto)". LKL.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved June 8, 2016.
- "Vilniaus "Rytas" pradeda naują etapą – klubo vyriausiuoju treneriu tapo Dainius Adomaitis". www.bcvilnius.lt (in Lithuanian). June 22, 2018. Retrieved June 22, 2018.
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