Saulius Kuzminskas

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Saulius Kuzminskas
Saulius Kuzminskas in 2007.jpg
Personal information
Born (1982-05-30) May 30, 1982 (age 37)
Listed height6 ft 11 in (2.11 m)
Listed weight230 lb (104 kg)
Career information
CollegeCalifornia (2000–2001)
NBA draft2002 / Undrafted
Playing career1999–2015
Career history
2003–2005Lietuvos rytas
2005–2006BCM Gravelines
2006–2007Olimpija Ljubljana
2007EWE Baskets Oldenburg
2007–2009BC Šiauliai
2009–2010Trefl Sopot
2012Trefl Sopot
2012–2013BC Šiauliai

Saulius Kuzminskas (born May 30, 1982) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball player. His younger brother Mindaugas is also a basketball player for the Olimpia Milano.

Professional career[edit]

Kuzminskas debuted in 1999 with Sakalai. He briefly played for the California in the NCAA before returning to Lithuania. He played in Šiauliai and then in Lietuvos rytas for a couple of seasons. In 2005, he moved to France to play for the BCM Gravelines, and then to Slovenia to play for Olimpija Ljubljana, where he received limited playing time. In 2007, Kuzminskas moved back to Šiauliai, but after a couple of seasons, left Lithuania again for the neighboring states. He dominated in the Polish Basketball League with Trefl Sopot during the 2009–10 season, averaging 13.9 points, 7.8 rebounds and 1.1 steals per game. In 2011, he returned to Lithuania once more and signed with Rūdupis. Since then, Kuzminskas has competed in the Lithuanian Basketball League with Šiauliai in 2012–13, and , then with Ežerūnas-Karys in 2014–15.

NBA draft[edit]

Kuzminskas participated in the 2002 NBA draft, but went undrafted. His brother, Mindaugas, went undrafted as well in 2011, but later played for the New York Knicks.