Edgaras Ulanovas (born January 7, 1992) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Žalgiris Kaunas of the Lithuanian Basketball League and the EuroLeague. He plays at the small forward position.
Ulanovas with Žalgiris Kaunas in 2015
|No. 92 – Žalgiris|
|Born||January 7, 1992|
|Listed height||6 ft 6 in (1.98 m)|
|Listed weight||207 lb (94 kg)|
|NBA draft||2014 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
On April 25, 2014, Ulanovas was named the Co-VTB United League Young Player of the Year, along with Dmitry Kulagin. In 2017, he was named the MVP of the 2017 King Mindaugas Cup, and also the MVP of the 2017 LKL Finals.
National team careerEdit
Lithuanian junior national teamEdit
Ulanovas represented Lithuania's junior national teams at the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship, the 2010 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, the 2011 FIBA Under-19 World Cup, and the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, winning four gold medals. In the 2012 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, he was named to the All-Tournament Team.
Lithuanian senior national teamEdit
In 2015, Ulanovas was included into the senior Lithuanian national team's extended candidates list, by the team's head coach, Jonas Kazlauskas. However, he was not invited into the team's training camp later on. Still, he was invited into the national team's training camp the next year, and he immediately qualified into the Olympic roster.
However, he was replaced on the roster by Vaidas Kariniauskas, just before the start of the tournament, due to injury. Following year, Ulanovas played with the team at the EuroBasket 2017, averaging 7.2 points.
|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|
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.
- "Edgaras Ulanovas Basketball Player Profile, stats, biography, career". Eurobasket. Retrieved 2012-10-10.
- Dmitry Kulagin and Edgaras Ulanovas named Young Players of the Year Archived 2014-04-26 at the Wayback Machine (in English)
- "Edgaras Ulanovas – Karaliaus Mindaugo taurės turnyro MVP". BasketNews.lt (in Lithuanian). Retrieved 19 February 2017.
- "LKL finalo MVP tapo Edgaras Ulanovas". 24sek.lt. Retrieved 10 June 2017.
- "LKL sezono uždaryme – Š.Jasikevičiaus, E.Ulanovo ir „Žalgirio" triumfas". 15min.lt. Retrieved 4 June 2019.
- "Paviešintas Lietuvos rinktinės kandidatų sąrašas". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
- "J. Kazlausko sprendimas: paaiškėjo, kurie krepšininkai ruošis Europos čempionatui". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
- "J. Kazlauskas apsisprendė: rinktinės sąrašas – be L. Lekavičiaus, bet su naujais veidais". Krepsinis.lt. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
- "Jonas Kazlauskas paskelbė galutinį Lietuvos rinktinės dvyliktuką". 24sek.lt. Retrieved 16 July 2016.
- Miklovas, Jonas. "Traumą patyrusį Edgarą Ulanovą dvyliktuke keičia Vaidas Kariniauskas". BasketNews.lt. Retrieved 31 July 2016.