Milestone
June 26, 1996
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers in the first round (20th pick overall) of the 1996 NBA Draft as a 21-year old center out of Lithuania.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
October 31, 1997
In his first game as a Cavalier, scored 16 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and blocked two shots in 35 minutes against the Houston Rockets.



Milestone
January 12, 1998
Pulled down 16 rebounds in the first half at Utah, which tied the franchise record for rebounds in a single half. Ilgauskas went on to finish with 26 points, 18 rebounds and three blocks in 41 minutes.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
February 7, 1998
Started at center for the Eastern Conference Rookie Team at Madison Square Garden and was named the game's MVP after scoring a game-high 18 points in an 85-80 win for the East.



Milestone
May 13, 1998
Selected to the NBA All-Rookie First Team after appearing in all 82 games and averaging 13.9 points, 8.8 rebounds and 1.6 blocks in 29.0 minutes per game.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
November 1, 2002
Grabbed a career-high 22 rebounds at Phoenix, which was the most by a Cavalier since Brad Daugherty had 24 rebounds on March 8, 1991 vs. the Sacramento Kings.



Milestone
January 21, 2003
Scored a career-high tying 35 points on 15-28 shooting, both career highs versus the Orlando Magic.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
February 9, 2003
Played in the NBA All-Star Game at Philips Arena in Atlanta, becoming the first Cavs All-Star since Shawn Kemp in 1998.



Milestone
February 20, 2005
An NBA All-Star for the second time in his career, Ilgauskas tallied 12 points, seven rebounds and two blocks in 17 minutes for the Eastern Conference All-Star Team at the Pepsi Center in Denver.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
February 23, 2005
Matched his career high with seven blocks for the third time in a 100-91 win over the Chicago Bulls.



Milestone
April 20, 2005
Grabbed his NBA-leading 299th offensive rebound of the 2004-05 season, setting a then franchise record and career high in that category.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
November 25, 2006
For the second time in his career, Ilgauskas pulled down 12 offensive rebounds in a 108-95 win over Philadelphia, tying the Cavaliers record for offensive rebounds in a single game and setting The Q's record for offensive rebounds in a half (10 in first half).



Milestone
June 12, 2007
In Game 3 of the NBA Finals versus the San Antonio Spurs, Ilgauskas grabbed 18 rebounds to go along with 12 points.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
December 9, 2008
Grabbed his franchise-record 5,228th rebound in a 114-94 win over the Toronto Raptors.



Milestone
March 21, 2009
Scored his 10,000th career point, becoming the fourth Cavalier in franchise history to reach 10,000 points, in a 102-96 win over the Atlanta Hawks.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
March 22, 2009
With the third of his four blocks in a 96-88 Cavs win over the New Jersey Nets, Ilgauskas became the franchise leader in blocks.



Milestone
December 2, 2009
Played in his 724th game as a Cavalier, surpassing Danny Ferry (723 games) as the team's all-time leader in games played.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas


Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Milestone
December 29, 2009
Surpassed Brad Daugherty (10,389) for second on the team's all-time scoring list.



Milestone
April 14, 2010
Appeared in his final regular season game for the Cavaliers, finishing as the team's all-time leader in games played (771), offensive rebounds (2,336), total rebounds (5,904) and blocks (1,269), while ranking second in points scored (10,616).

Zydrunas Ilgauskas