Mindaugas Girdžiūnas

Mindaugas Girdžiūnas (born 20 January 1989) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player currently playing for Rytas Vilnius. Mindaugas joined Neptūnas in 2009, after showing good performance in Lithuanian third strongest basketball league - Regional Basketball League playing for Klaipėdos Tekoda. In 2011 January player was loaned to Klaipėdos Nafta-Universitetas which plays in NKL.

Mindaugas Girdžiūnas
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Mindaugas Girdžiūnas shooting free throws with Martynas Pronskus in 2015
No. 18 – Rytas Vilnius
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLithuanian Basketball League
Champions League
Personal information
Born (1989-01-09) 9 January 1989 (age 32)
Klaipėda, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2011 / Undrafted
Playing career2009–present
Career history
2009–2012Neptūnas Klaipėda
2012–2013Nevėžis Kėdainiai
2013–2017Neptūnas Klaipėda
2017–presentLietuvos rytas Vilnius / Rytas Vilnius
Career highlights and awards

International careerEdit

Following the solid season, in 2015 Girdžiūnas was included into the Lithuania men's national basketball team head coach Jonas Kazlauskas extended candidates list.[1] Though, he was not invited into the training camp later on.[2] Otherwise happened in 2016, when he was invited into the national team training camp for the first time.[3] He was released from the team on July 14.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Paviešintas Lietuvos rinktinės kandidatų sąrašas". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 5 May 2015.
  2. ^ "J. Kazlausko sprendimas: paaiškėjo, kurie krepšininkai ruošis Europos čempionatui". Delfi.lt. Retrieved 9 July 2015.
  3. ^ "J. Kazlauskas apsisprendė: rinktinės sąrašas – be L. Lekavičiaus, bet su naujais veidais". Krepsinis.lt. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  4. ^ "J. Kazlausko sprendimas: rinktinę palieka M. Girdžiūnas ir D. Gailius". Krepsinis.lt. Retrieved 14 July 2016.