Martynas Paliukėnas

Martynas Paliukėnas (born September 14, 1993) is a Lithuanian basketball player for Trefl Sopot of the Polska Liga Koszykówki (PLK). Standing at 1.95 m (6 ft 5 in), he plays the shooting guard position.[1][2]

Martynas Paliukėnas
Trefl Sopot
PositionShooting guard
LeaguePLK
Personal information
Born (1993-09-14) September 14, 1993 (age 26)
Vilnius, Lithuania
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight85 kg (187 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2015 / Undrafted
Playing career2010–present
Career history
2010–2012Akademija Vilnius
2012–2013Statyba
2013–2015Dzūkija
2015–2017Starogard Gdański
2017–2019Wilki Morskie Szczecin
2019–2020Polpharma Starogard Gdański
2020–presentTrefl Sopot
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

During the 2017–18 season, Paliukėnas played with King Szczecin in the Polish PLK. In April 2018, he won the PLK Best Defender award.[3]

On November 9, 2019, he has signed with Polpharma Starogard Gdański of the Polska Liga Koszykówki (PLK). [4]

On February 11, 2020, he has signed with Trefl Sopot of the Polska Liga Koszykówki (PLK).[5]

International careerEdit

Paliukėnas won silver medal while representing the Lithuanian U-16 National Team during the 2009 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Martynas Paliukėnas". LKL.lt. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Martynas Paliukėnas". BasketNews.lt. Retrieved 12 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Nagrody za sezon zasadniczy EBL 2017/18". plk.pl. Retrieved 2018-04-28.
  4. ^ "Polpharma Starogard sign Martynas Paliukenas". Sportando. November 9, 2019. Retrieved February 24, 2020.
  5. ^ "Trefl Sopot mocniejszy na obwodzie. Martynas Paliukenas nowym koszykarzem" (in Polish). sport.trojmiasto.pl. February 11, 2020. Retrieved February 26, 2020.
  6. ^ "Lithuania / U16 European Championship Men (2009)". FIBAEurope.com. Retrieved 12 August 2015.