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Darjuš Lavrinovič
The Lavrinovič brothers.
The Lavrinovič brothers.
Position Center
Height 6 ft 11.5 in (2.12 m)
Weight 265 lb (120 kg)
League Spanish League
Euroleague
Team Real Madrid
Born November 1, 1979 (1979-11-01) (age 30)
Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuania Lithuania
Pro career 1996–present
Former teams Alita Alytus (1996-03)
Žalgiris Kaunas (2003-06)
UNICS Kazan (2006-08)
Dynamo Moscow (2008-09)
Awards All-Euroleague Second Team 2006

Darjuš Lavrinovič (alternate spelling: Darius Lavrinovič) (Polish: Dariusz Ławrynowicz; born November 1, 1979 in Vilnius, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union) is a Polish[1]-Lithuanian professional basketball player. His twin brother Kšyštof is also a professional basketball player. He is 2.12m (6' 11 ½") in height. He plays the center position. He is also a member of the Lithuanian national basketball team. He is currently with the pro club Real Madrid.

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Pro career

Darjuš Lavrinovič blossomed in the Euroleague 2005-06 season while playing with Žalgiris Kaunas, as he earned an All-Euroleague Second Team selection. He was a rebounding monster that year, claiming the league rebounding crown in both the LKL and the Baltic League, averaging 9.8 rebounds per game in each competition. He joined Real Madrid in 2009.[2]

Teams

Lithuanian national team

Medal record
Competitor for  Lithuania
FIBA European Championship
Bronze 2007 Spain National Team

Lavrinovič has also been a member of the senior Lithuanian national basketball team. With Lithuania's national team he has played at the EuroBasket 2005, the 2006 FIBA World Championship, the EuroBasket 2007, the 2008 Summer Olympics, and the EuroBasket 2009. He helped Lithuania win the bronze medal at the EuroBasket 2007.

Career achievements

Notes

  1. ^ Parents of the Lawrynowicz brothers are very proud that their sons are first Poles to cap for the Lithuanian national basketball team
  2. ^ RealMadrid.com Real Madrid signs Lavrinovic for one season.

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