Mindaugas Kačinas

Mindaugas Kačinas (born June 30, 1993) is a professional Lithuanian basketball player. He plays at the power forward position.

Mindaugas Kačinas
Mindaugas Kacinas.jpg
CB Breogán
PositionPower forward
LeagueÚrvalsdeild karla
Personal information
Born (1993-06-30) June 30, 1993 (age 27)
Klaipėda, Lithuania
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 8.5 in (2.04 m)
Listed weight223 lb (101 kg)
Career information
CollegeSouth Carolina (2012–2016)
NBA draft2016 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2018Neptūnas Klaipėda
2018Stelmet Zielona Góra
2018-2019Keflavík
2019-2020Palencia Baloncesto
2020-presentBreogán

College careerEdit

Kačinas played college basketball for South Carolina from 2012 to 2016, averaging 6.7 points in 132 games.

Professional careerEdit

After graduating from the South Carolina Gamecocks,[1] Kačinas signed a two-year deal with Neptūnas Klaipėda.[2]

In December 2018, Kačinas signed with Keflavík of the Icelandic Úrvalsdeild karla.[3] In his debut, he had 20 points and 8 rebounds in a narrow loss against Njarðvík.[4]

In July 2019 Kačinas signed a one-year deal with Palencia Baloncesto of the second Spanish league. He averaged 8.7 points and 6.1 rebounds per game on 54.9 percent shooting in 2019-20.[5]

International careerEdit

Kačinas played in 2013 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship for Lithuania men's national under-20 and was one of the team's leaders, averaging 9 points, 5.5 rebounds and 1.3 assists per game.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ https://www.basketnews.lt/news-96132-laimonas-chatkevicius-ir-mindaugas-kacinas-baige-karjera-ncaa.html
  2. ^ "Peržiūroje sublizgėjusiam iš NCAA atvykusiam lietuviui "Neptūnas" suteiks vietą starto penkete".
  3. ^ Davíð Eldur (21 December 2018). "Mindaugas og Mantas með Keflavík frá áramótum". Karfan.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 21 December 2018.
  4. ^ Smári Jökull Jónsson (7 January 2019). "Umfjöllun og viðtöl: Keflavík - Njarðvík 85-88 - Elvar Már frábær þegar Njarðvík lagði nágrannana". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 12 January 2019.
  5. ^ Taylor, Collyn (April 5, 2020). "Gamecocks in the pros: basketball edition". Rivals.com. Retrieved May 7, 2020.
  6. ^ "Mindaugas Kacinas / U20 European Championship Men (2013) / FIBA Europe". www.fibaeurope.com. Retrieved 8 March 2017.

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