Vytenis Čižauskas

Vytenis Čižauskas
Vytenis Cizauskas by Augustas Didzgalvis.jpg
Vytenis Čižauskas with Lithuania men's national basketball team
Akhisar Belediyespor
Position Point guard
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1992-09-16) September 16, 1992 (age 28)
Kaišiadorys, Lithuania
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Listed weight 177 lb (80 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 2014 / Undrafted
Playing career 2009–present
Career history
2007–2014 Žalgiris Kaunas
2007-2008 Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school
2009 Kaunas Triobet
2009–2010 Kaunas Aisčiai
2010–2011 → Žalgiris-Arvydas Sabonis school
2011 Kėdainiai Nevėžis
2011–2012 Kaunas Baltai
2012–2013 CB Valladolid
2014 BC Lietkabelis
2014–2015 Prienai
2015–2016 Prienai
2016–2017 Honlon
2017–2018 Prienai
2018-present Ventspils
Career highlights and awards

Vytenis Čižauskas (born September 16, 1992[1]) is a Lithuanian professional basketball player for Akhisar Belediyespor of the Turkish Basketball League. He plays the point guard position.


Čižauskas with CB Valladolid.

From an early age, Čižauskas played for the Žalgiris youth team. In his second season, he led the team in points and assists; as a consequence, he was promoted to Kaunas Triobet of BBL.

In March 2009, he was moved to Žalgiris' main roster; however, the young point guard saw limited playing time in the LKL. After leaving Žalgiris, Čižauskas played for various local Lithuanian team until joining CB Valladolid of Liga ACB on loan from Žalgiris. He averaged a mediocre 2.6 points per game and 0.8 assists per game coming off the bench.[2]

In September 2013, he returned to Žalgiris and debuted in the Euroleague tournament. On December 9, 2014 he signed with Latvian team BK Valmiera.[3]

International career

He won five gold medals with Lithuania national teams: European Youth Summer Olympic Festival (U-15) and was named MVP in 2007,[4] Europe U-16 in 2008, Europe U-18 in 2010, World U-19 in 2011 and Europe U-20 in 2012. He was a candidate for Lithuania national basketball team, which participated in EuroBasket 2013.[5]


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