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Arvydas Macijauskas
Personal information
Born January 19, 1980 (1980-01-19) (age 41)
Klaipėda, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m)
Listed weight 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
NBA Draft 2002 / Undrafted
Pro career 1997–2010
Career history
1997–1999 Neptūnas Klaipėda
1999–2003 Lietuvos rytas Vilnius
2003–2005 Tau Ceramica
2005–2006 New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets
2006–2008 Olympiacos
Career highlights and awards
  • 3× LKL Three-point Shootout champion (2000, 2002, 2003)
  • 2× LKL champion (2000, 2002)
  • LKL MVP (2003)
  • 2× LKL Finals MVP (2002, 2003)
  • NEBL champion (2002)
  • NEBL Finals MVP (2002)
  • 3× LKL All-Star (2001–2003)
  • LKL All-Star Game MVP (2003)
  • EuroBasket champion (2003)
  • All-Europe Player of the Year (2003)
  • Lithuanian Player of the Year (2004)
  • Spanish Cup winner (2005)
  • All-EuroLeague First Team (2005)
  • No. 7 retired by Neptūnas Klaipėda (2014)
Stats at NBA.com

Arvydas Macijauskas (born January 19, 1980) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball player. Standing at 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in) tall, he played at the shooting guard position. He was one of the greatest Lithuanian players of the 2000s, as he won numerous individual awards, as well as club and national team titles.

After starting his professional career with Neptūnas, he later played for some top EuroLeague teams, such as Tau Ceramica and Olympiacos. He also played with the New Orleans/Oklahoma City Hornets for one season in the NBA. He also represented the senior Lithuanian national basketball team.

He announced his retirement from playing professional basketball in 2010, two years after his last club, Olympiacos, had released him following a prolonged judicial litigation.

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