Zalgiris Kaunas
#5 Guard United States of America 1974 Height: 1.91
#6 Guard Slovenia 1982 Height: 1.86
#7 Forward Lithuania 1986 Height: 1.96
#9 Guard Lithuania 1986 Height: 1.95
#10 Guard Lithuania 1982 Height: 1.90
#12 Forward Lithuania 1982 Height: 2.04
#13 Forward Lithuania 1984 Height: 2.03
#15 Center Slovenia 1985 Height: 2.16
#19 Forward Lithuania 1989 Height: 2.05
#20 Forward Lithuania 1977 Height: 1.97
#21 Guard Lithuania 1986 Height: 1.95
#22 Center Serbia 1988 Height: 2.21
#35 Forward United States of America 1981 Height: 2.03
#41 Guard United States of America 1976 Height: 1.88
#44 Center United States of America 1986 Height: 2.11
#50 Center United States of America 1986 Height: 2.11
Head coach Lithuania 1962
EuroLeague 2010-11
Accumulated Statistics - All phases
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BEGIC, MIRZA 10 3 216:05 97 34/60   29/40 12 37 49 5 6 18 23 4 33 30 118
BROWN, MARCUS 6 3 98:01 22 4/21 4/13 2/2 1 6 7 5 1 6 1 1 15 9 -3
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 5 1 43:03 17 5/9 1/2 4/4 2 7 9 6 1 3     4 6 27
COLLINS, DeJUAN 16 8 326:48 107 21/45 8/24 41/49 8 25 33 36 21 42 1   30 57 135
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 16 5 313:18 140 11/32 26/67 40/47 3 28 31 32 8 25   5 29 46 129
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 16 8 421:26 150 54/91 5/33 27/33 29 81 110 15 9 34 6 3 37 42 187
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 15 7 332:54 137 40/68 13/35 18/24 7 35 42 28 3 33 1 4 15 27 130
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 16 7 256:30 62 18/39 6/26 8/11 16 31 47 7 5 22 5 4 26 9 39
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 8 1 54:35 13 4/8 1/6 2/3 3 5 8 1 2 4   1 4 5 10
MARJANOVIC, BOBAN 6 1 74:41 31 11/17   9/14 6 15 21 2 1 11 3 2 9 9 34
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 15 9 233:06 58 9/18 12/39 4/5 3 12 15 6 10 15   2 23 8 20
PLAISTED, TRENT 3 1 52:55 23 10/17   3/6 5 12 17 1 2 6 2 2 9 3 21
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 16 8 381:52 174 37/79 18/60 46/65 8 35 43 37 7 36 2 15 34 57 132
SALENGA, DAINIUS 10 7 201:52 48 12/32 4/15 12/14 6 10 16 11 6 3 1 3 18 13 38
SAMHAN, OMAR 3 1 23:03 2 0/1   2/2 1 2 3     1 1   4 1 1
WATSON, TRAVIS 15 10 269:51 99 38/70   23/38 24 46 70 11 15 30 8 5 58 33 96
Totals     3300:00 1180 308/607 98/320 270/357 166 429 595 203 97 297 54 51 348 355 1180
Average     206:15 73.75 50.7% 30.6% 75.6% 10.37 26.81 37.18 12.68 6.06 18.56 3.37 3.18 21.75 22.18 73.75
Average Statistics - All phases
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BEGIC, MIRZA 10 3 21:36 9.7 56.7%   72.5% 1.2 3.7 4.9 0.5 0.6 1.8 2.3 0.4 3.3 3 11.8
BROWN, MARCUS 6 3 16:20 3.7 19% 30.8% 100% 0.2 1 1.2 0.8 0.2 1 0.2 0.2 2.5 1.5 -0.5
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 5 1 8:36 3.4 55.6% 50% 100% 0.4 1.4 1.8 1.2 0.2 0.6     0.8 1.2 5.4
COLLINS, DeJUAN 16 8 20:25 6.7 46.7% 33.3% 83.7% 0.5 1.6 2.1 2.3 1.3 2.6 0.1   1.9 3.6 8.4
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 16 5 19:34 8.8 34.4% 38.8% 85.1% 0.2 1.8 1.9 2 0.5 1.6   0.3 1.8 2.9 8.1
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 16 8 26:20 9.4 59.3% 15.2% 81.8% 1.8 5.1 6.9 0.9 0.6 2.1 0.4 0.2 2.3 2.6 11.7
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 15 7 22:11 9.1 58.8% 37.1% 75% 0.5 2.3 2.8 1.9 0.2 2.2 0.1 0.3 1 1.8 8.7
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 16 7 16:01 3.9 46.2% 23.1% 72.7% 1 1.9 2.9 0.4 0.3 1.4 0.3 0.3 1.6 0.6 2.4
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 8 1 6:49 1.6 50% 16.7% 66.7% 0.4 0.6 1 0.1 0.3 0.5   0.1 0.5 0.6 1.3
MARJANOVIC, BOBAN 6 1 12:26 5.2 64.7%   64.3% 1 2.5 3.5 0.3 0.2 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.5 1.5 5.7
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 15 9 15:32 3.9 50% 30.8% 80% 0.2 0.8 1 0.4 0.7 1   0.1 1.5 0.5 1.3
PLAISTED, TRENT 3 1 17:38 7.7 58.8%   50% 1.7 4 5.7 0.3 0.7 2 0.7 0.7 3 1 7
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 16 8 23:52 10.9 46.8% 30% 70.8% 0.5 2.2 2.7 2.3 0.4 2.3 0.1 0.9 2.1 3.6 8.3
SALENGA, DAINIUS 10 7 20:11 4.8 37.5% 26.7% 85.7% 0.6 1 1.6 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.8 1.3 3.8
SAMHAN, OMAR 3 1 7:41 0.7     100% 0.3 0.7 1     0.3 0.3   1.3 0.3 0.3
WATSON, TRAVIS 15 10 17:59 6.6 54.3%   60.5% 1.6 3.1 4.7 0.7 1 2 0.5 0.3 3.9 2.2 6.4
Average     206:15 73.75 50.7% 30.6% 75.6% 10.37 26.81 37.18 12.68 6.06 18.56 3.37 3.18 21.75 22.18 73.75
Accumulated Statistics - Top 16
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BROWN, MARCUS 6 3 98:01 22 4/21 4/13 2/2 1 6 7 5 1 6 1 1 15 9 -3
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 4 1 33:57 15 5/8 1/2 2/2 1 5 6 4 1 2     4 4 20
COLLINS, DeJUAN 6 2 134:18 49 8/14 5/11 18/21 2 8 10 16 5 14     9 24 66
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 6 2 122:03 55 4/17 11/29 14/18   10 10 9 1 9   2 12 14 31
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 6 2 136:19 48 17/32 3/14 5/8 8 24 32 4 2 11   2 10 10 44
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 5 3 114:45 45 13/20 4/11 7/8 4 14 18 10 1 14   1 7 12 49
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 6 3 122:58 28 5/15 4/14 6/8 10 16 26 6 1 9 3 3 11 5 24
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 4 1 33:12 9 3/5 1/4   3 4 7 1 1 3   1 2 1 8
MARJANOVIC, BOBAN 6 1 74:41 31 11/17   9/14 6 15 21 2 1 11 3 2 9 9 34
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 5 2 48:37 5 1/4 1/7   1 3 4 2 3 3     1 1 2
PLAISTED, TRENT 3 1 52:55 23 10/17   3/6 5 12 17 1 2 6 2 2 9 3 21
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 6 5 153:18 58 15/36 6/20 10/16 3 19 22 18 4 14   8 16 19 42
SAMHAN, OMAR 1 1 11:19 2     2/2 1 1 2     1 1   2 1 3
WATSON, TRAVIS 5 3 88:37 28 12/23   4/6 6 16 22 1 4 8 3 3 20 7 21
Totals     1225:00 418 108/229 40/125 82/111 60 166 226 79 27 111 13 25 127 119 384
Average     204:10 69.66 47.2% 32% 73.9% 10 27.66 37.66 13.16 4.5 18.5 2.16 4.16 21.16 19.83 64
Average Statistics - Top 16
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BROWN, MARCUS 6 3 16:20 3.7 19% 30.8% 100% 0.2 1 1.2 0.8 0.2 1 0.2 0.2 2.5 1.5 -0.5
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 4 1 8:29 3.8 62.5% 50% 100% 0.3 1.3 1.5 1 0.3 0.5     1 1 5
COLLINS, DeJUAN 6 2 22:23 8.2 57.1% 45.5% 85.7% 0.3 1.3 1.7 2.7 0.8 2.3     1.5 4 11
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 6 2 20:20 9.2 23.5% 37.9% 77.8%   1.7 1.7 1.5 0.2 1.5   0.3 2 2.3 5.2
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 6 2 22:43 8 53.1% 21.4% 62.5% 1.3 4 5.3 0.7 0.3 1.8   0.3 1.7 1.7 7.3
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 5 3 22:57 9 65% 36.4% 87.5% 0.8 2.8 3.6 2 0.2 2.8   0.2 1.4 2.4 9.8
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 6 3 20:29 4.7 33.3% 28.6% 75% 1.7 2.7 4.3 1 0.2 1.5 0.5 0.5 1.8 0.8 4
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 4 1 8:18 2.3 60% 25%   0.8 1 1.8 0.3 0.3 0.8   0.3 0.5 0.3 2
MARJANOVIC, BOBAN 6 1 12:26 5.2 64.7%   64.3% 1 2.5 3.5 0.3 0.2 1.8 0.5 0.3 1.5 1.5 5.7
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 5 2 9:43 1 25% 14.3%   0.2 0.6 0.8 0.4 0.6 0.6     0.2 0.2 0.4
PLAISTED, TRENT 3 1 17:38 7.7 58.8%   50% 1.7 4 5.7 0.3 0.7 2 0.7 0.7 3 1 7
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 6 5 25:33 9.7 41.7% 30% 62.5% 0.5 3.2 3.7 3 0.7 2.3   1.3 2.7 3.2 7
SAMHAN, OMAR 1 1 11:19 2     100% 1 1 2     1 1   2 1 3
WATSON, TRAVIS 5 3 17:43 5.6 52.2%   66.7% 1.2 3.2 4.4 0.2 0.8 1.6 0.6 0.6 4 1.4 4.2
Average     204:10 69.66 47.2% 32% 73.9% 10 27.66 37.66 13.16 4.5 18.5 2.16 4.16 21.16 19.83 64
Accumulated Statistics - Regular Season
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BEGIC, MIRZA 10 3 216:05 97 34/60   29/40 12 37 49 5 6 18 23 4 33 30 118
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 1 0 9:06 2 0/1   2/2 1 2 3 2   1       2 7
COLLINS, DeJUAN 10 6 192:30 58 13/31 3/13 23/28 6 17 23 20 16 28 1   21 33 69
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 10 3 191:15 85 7/15 15/38 26/29 3 18 21 23 7 16   3 17 32 98
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 10 6 285:07 102 37/59 2/19 22/25 21 57 78 11 7 23 6 1 27 32 143
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 10 4 218:09 92 27/48 9/24 11/16 3 21 24 18 2 19 1 3 8 15 81
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 10 4 133:32 34 13/24 2/12 2/3 6 15 21 1 4 13 2 1 15 4 15
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 4 0 21:23 4 1/3 0/2 2/3   1 1   1 1     2 4 2
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 10 7 184:29 53 8/14 11/32 4/5 2 9 11 4 7 12   2 22 7 18
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 10 3 228:34 116 22/43 12/40 36/49 5 16 21 19 3 22 2 7 18 38 90
SALENGA, DAINIUS 10 7 201:52 48 12/32 4/15 12/14 6 10 16 11 6 3 1 3 18 13 38
SAMHAN, OMAR 2 0 11:44   0/1       1 1           2   -2
WATSON, TRAVIS 10 7 181:14 71 26/47   19/32 18 30 48 10 11 22 5 2 38 26 75
Totals     2075:00 762 200/378 58/195 188/246 106 263 369 124 70 186 41 26 221 236 796
Average     207:30 76.2 52.9% 29.7% 76.4% 10.6 26.3 36.9 12.4 7 18.6 4.09 2.6 22.1 23.6 79.59
Average Statistics - Regular Season
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
Player G GS Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
BEGIC, MIRZA 10 3 21:36 9.7 56.7%   72.5% 1.2 3.7 4.9 0.5 0.6 1.8 2.3 0.4 3.3 3 11.8
CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR 1 0 9:06 2     100% 1 2 3 2   1       2 7
COLLINS, DeJUAN 10 6 19:15 5.8 41.9% 23.1% 82.1% 0.6 1.7 2.3 2 1.6 2.8 0.1   2.1 3.3 6.9
DELININKAITIS, TOMAS 10 3 19:07 8.5 46.7% 39.5% 89.7% 0.3 1.8 2.1 2.3 0.7 1.6   0.3 1.7 3.2 9.8
JANKUNAS, PAULIUS 10 6 28:30 10.2 62.7% 10.5% 88% 2.1 5.7 7.8 1.1 0.7 2.3 0.6 0.1 2.7 3.2 14.3
KALNIETIS, MANTAS 10 4 21:48 9.2 56.3% 37.5% 68.8% 0.3 2.1 2.4 1.8 0.2 1.9 0.1 0.3 0.8 1.5 8.1
KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS 10 4 13:21 3.4 54.2% 16.7% 66.7% 0.6 1.5 2.1 0.1 0.4 1.3 0.2 0.1 1.5 0.4 1.5
KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS 4 0 5:20 1 33.3%   66.7%   0.3 0.3   0.3 0.3     0.5 1 0.5
MILAKNIS, ARTURAS 10 7 18:26 5.3 57.1% 34.4% 80% 0.2 0.9 1.1 0.4 0.7 1.2   0.2 2.2 0.7 1.8
POCIUS, MARTYNAS 10 3 22:51 11.6 51.2% 30% 73.5% 0.5 1.6 2.1 1.9 0.3 2.2 0.2 0.7 1.8 3.8 9
SALENGA, DAINIUS 10 7 20:11 4.8 37.5% 26.7% 85.7% 0.6 1 1.6 1.1 0.6 0.3 0.1 0.3 1.8 1.3 3.8
SAMHAN, OMAR 2 0 5:52           0.5 0.5           1   -1
WATSON, TRAVIS 10 7 18:07 7.1 55.3%   59.4% 1.8 3 4.8 1 1.1 2.2 0.5 0.2 3.8 2.6 7.5
Average     207:30 76.2 52.9% 29.7% 76.4% 10.6 26.3 36.9 12.4 7 18.6 4.09 2.6 22.1 23.6 79.59
Club info

Last season had its ups and downs for Zalgiris Kaunas, but it was destined to go down as a memorable campaign once hometown hero Sarunas Jasikevicius took over as head coach. Zalgiris started the season with Gintaras Krepikas at the helm and he led the team through the regular season. Helped by a road win at FC Barcelona Lassa, the club’s 5-5 record was good enough for fourth place in Group C. However, two games into the Top 16, management decided it was a time for a coaching change and handed the reigns to Jasikevicius, who was serving as an assistant coach. With big men Paulius Jankunas and Ian Vougioukas as the main contributors, Zalgiris beat Olympiacos Piraeus and Brose Baskets Bamberg on its home floor, but finished with a 2-12 record in one of the toughest-ever Top 16 groups.

Euroleague

SEASON COMPETITION RECORD FINISH
2015-16 Euroleague 7-17 Top 16
2014-15 Euroleague 10-14 Top 16
2013-14 Euroleague 7-17 Top 16
2012-13 Euroleague 14-10 Top 16
2011-12 Euroleague 4-12 Top 16
2010-11 Euroleague 6-10 Top 16
2009-10 Euroleague 5-11 Top 16
2008-09 Euroleague 2-8 Regular Season
2007-08 Euroleague 9-11 Top 16
2006-07 Euroleague 2-12 Regular Season
2005-06 Euroleague 9-11 Top 16
2004-05 Euroleague 8-12 Top 16
2003-04 Euroleague 9-11 Top 16
2002-03 Euroleague 5-9 Regular Season
2001-02 Euroleague 5-9 Regular Season
TOTAL: 102-174
History

Zalgiris Kaunas is a synonym for basketball in a country that lives and breathes the sport. Zalgiris was founded in 1944 by the best basketball players in Kaunas and the club needed just three years to win its first Soviet title. It became Soviet champion four other times – in 1951 and from 1985 to 1987, with the latter period going down as the team’s first golden age. With legends Arvydas Sabonis, Sergejus Jovaisa, Rimas Kurtinaitis and Valdemaras Chomicius taking charge, Zalgiris twice came within a game of a European trophy, but lost the 1984 Saporta Cup final to Barcelona, and in the 1986 Euroleague Championship Game came up short against Cibona Zagreb and Drazen Petrovic. Following independence for Lithuania in 1990, Zalgiris gave its basketball-loving fans plenty to cheer about. While the club won the first nine Lithuanian League championships, thus creating a dynasty, it also lifted its first-ever European trophy, the Saporta Cup in 1998, by downing Adecco Milano in the title game behind 35 points from Saulius Stombergas. A year later, Zalgiris shocked the continent by winning the 1999 Euroleague title. With a fun-to-watch offensive style, a cast of stars including Tyus Edney, Stombergas, Anthony Bowie, Eurelijus Zukauskas and Jiri Zidek, was led by Coach Jonas Kazlauskas to Europe's top. Zalgiris has competed in the Euroleague every year since then, but the closest it came to Euroleague glory again was in 2004 – Sabonis’s retirement season – when it lost in an epic fashion a do-or-die Top 16 finale in overtime against eventual champ Maccabi Tel Aviv. The club also continued its dominance at home by winning 12 Lithuanian League titles this century. Zalgiris also lifted a Baltic League crown in that competition’s inaugural 2005 season and won triple crowns – Baltic League, Lithuanian League and Lithuanian Cup – in 2008, 2011 and 2012. In each of the past seven seasons Zalgiris has reached the Top 16, a feat accomplished by only six other European powerhouses. Also last season, Zalgiris continued its reign at home. It did lose the Lithuanian Cup finals against archrival Lietuvos Rytas, but finished the season strong, sweeping Pieno Zvaigzdes, and Juventus in Lithuanian League playoffs, before downing Neptunas Klaipeda 4-1 in the final series to lift its sixth consecutive and 21st Lithuanian League crown.

Trophy Case

Euroleague: 1999
Saporta Cup: 1998
Intercontinental Cup: 1986
Baltic League: 2005, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012
NEBL: 1999
Lithuanian National League: 1949-50, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54, 1954-55, 1956-57, 1957-58, 1989-90, 1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1994-95, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1998-99, 2000-01, 2002-03, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2006-07, 2007-08, 2010-11, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16
Lithuanian Federation Cup: 2007, 2008, 2011, 2012, 2015
Lithuanian Supercup: 2012
Soviet Union National League: 1946-47, 1950-51, 1984-85, 1985-86, 1986-87
Average Records - All seasons
Category Season Value
Index Rating 2003-04 95.80
Points 2003-04 83.10
Total Rebounds 2010-11 37.19
Assists 2013-14 16.75
Steals 2006-07 11.50
Blocks 2000-01 5.58
2-pointers made 2002-03 24.29
3-pointers made 2013-14 9.00
Free throws made 2000-01 19.25
# Player Pos. H.
5 BROWN, MARCUS G 1.91
6 CAPIN, ALEKSANDAR G 1.86
7 POCIUS, MARTYNAS F 1.96
9 KALNIETIS, MANTAS G 1.95
10 DELININKAITIS, TOMAS G 1.90
12 KLIMAVICIUS, TADAS F 2.04
13 JANKUNAS, PAULIUS F 2.03
15 BEGIC, MIRZA C 2.16
19 KUZMINSKAS, MINDAUGAS F 2.05
20 SALENGA, DAINIUS F 1.97
21 MILAKNIS, ARTURAS G 1.95
22 MARJANOVIC, BOBAN C 2.21
35 WATSON, TRAVIS F 2.03
41 COLLINS, DeJUAN G 1.88
44 PLAISTED, TRENT C 2.11
50 SAMHAN, OMAR C 2.11
President:
Paulius Motiejunas
Address:
Karaliaus Mindaugo Av. 50, 44334 Kaunas, Lithuania
Arena:
ZALGIRIO ARENA
Karaliaus Mindaugo Av. 50, 44287 Kaunas, Lithuania