Andrius Jurkūnas

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Andrius Jurkūnas
Szolnoki Olaj
PositionAssistant coach
League Hungarian League
Adriatic League
Personal information
Born (1976-05-21) 21 May 1976 (age 44)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
NationalityLithuanian
Listed height6 ft 9 in (2.06 m)
Listed weight234 lb (106 kg)
Career information
College Clemson (1995–2000)
NBA draft 2000 / Undrafted
Playing career2000–2013
Position Power forward
Coaching career2013–present
Career history
As player:
2000–2001 Žalgiris Kaunas
2002 Polonia Warsaw
2002–2003 Hapoel Jerusalem
2003–2004 Astoria Bydgoszcz
2004 Ironi Ashkelon
2005 Dornbirn Lions
2005–2009 Szolnoki Olaj
2011–2013 Savanoris Alytus
2013 TiuMenas-Ežerūnas Molėtai
As coach:
2013–present Szolnoki Olaj (assistant)

Andrius Jurkūnas (born 21 May 1976) is a Lithuanian professional basketball coach and former player. [1]

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Playing career

Jurkūnas played for Clemson University, which he attended from 1995 to 2000. [2] [3]

He then moved to Žalgiris Kaunas, where he played 1.5 seasons. In 2002, he moved to Polonia Warsaw. [4] After the 2001–2002 season, he signed the contract with Alba Berlin; [5] however, he was released immediately after the health examination. [6] Then he played for Hapoel Jerusalem, Astoria Bydgoszcz and Ironi Ashkelon. [7] [8] [9] In 2004, he signed with Dornbirn Lions.[ citation needed ] From 2005 to 2009, he played for Szolnoki Olaj. [10] Jurkūnas finished his career by playing for Savanoris Alytus [11] and TiuMenas-Ežerūnas Molėtai. [12]

Coaching career

After finishing his playing career, Jurkūnas joined Szolnoki Olaj coaching staff. [10] [13]

Honours

Clubs
International

Career statistics

Legend
  GPGames 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.

Euroleague

YearTeamGPGSMPGFG%3P%FT%RPGAPGSPGBPGPPGPIR
2000–01 Žalgiris 12926.2.556.414.6573.71.11.3.912.110.4
2001–02 Žalgiris5021.4.1000.571.2501.8.8.4.66.63.6

Lithuanian national team

Jurkūnas was a member of the Lithuanian national team which won bronze medals at the 1996 Olympic Games.

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