Steponas Babrauskas

Steponas Babrauskas (born June 20, 1984) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player.

Steponas Babrauskas
Steponas Babrauskas by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Babrauskas with Lietuvos rytas, in 2014.
Nuova Matteoti
PositionShooting guard / Small forward
LeagueLKL
Personal information
Born (1984-06-20) June 20, 1984 (age 36)
Trakai, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 5.75 in (1.97 m)
Listed weight194 lb (88 kg)
Career information
NBA draft2006 / Undrafted
Playing career2002–present
Career history
2002–2003Sakalai Vilnius
2003–2004Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2004–2005Sakalai Vilnius
2005–2006Leuven Basket Groot
2006–2007ASK Riga
2007Varese
2007–2008Scafati
2008–2014Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2014–2015İstanbul BB
2015–2018Pieno žvaigždės
2018-2019Dzūkija
Nuova Matteoti
Career highlights and awards

Professional careerEdit

Babrauskas was a runner-up in the Lithuanian Basketball League (LKL) with Lietuvos Rytas, in 2004. He won the Latvian Basketball League (LBL) with ASK Riga, in 2007. In 2008, he returned to Lietuvos Rytas, and was named the team's captain. With Rytas, he won the European secondary level EuroCup championship, the Lithuanian League championship, and the Baltic League (BBL) championship. He was one of the most hated opposing players by the rival fans of Žalgiris Kaunas.

He had a brief stint in Turkey, in the 2014-15 season, a year removed after he left Rytas. He played for three seasons with Pieno žvaigždės, with whom he won the Baltic League in 2018. He moved to Dzūkija in 2018.

National team careerEdit

Babrauskas' first major achievement in basketball came at the 2003 FIBA Under-19 World Cup in Greece, where he and the Lithuanian Under-19 National Basketball Team won silver medals. He also won a bronze medal at the 2004 FIBA Europe Under-20 Championship, in the Czech Republic. He first won a gold medal at the 2005 FIBA Under-21 World Cup, in Argentina. He also helped the Lithuanian junior team to win gold medals at the 2007 Summer Universiade.

Career statisticsEdit

Legend
  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
 Bold  Career high

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.

EuroLeagueEdit

Year Team GP GS MPG FG% 3P% FT% RPG APG SPG BPG PPG PIR
2009–10 Lietuvos Rytas 10 0 20.1 .368 .405 .625 2.6 .3 .2 .1 7.0 2.6
2010–11 Lietuvos Rytas 14 1 11.3 .250 .471 .500 .9 .2 .4 .0 2.4 .8
2012–13 Lietuvos Rytas 10 1 23.0 .280 .357 .722 3.2 .5 .6 .1 5.7 3.8
2013–14 Lietuvos Rytas 10 6 17.0 .545 .261 .800 1.9 .7 1.2 .0 4.2 3.1

Awards and honorsEdit

Pro clubsEdit

Lithuanian junior national teamEdit

ReferencesEdit

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