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Prospect Profile:
Pavelas Cukinas

Full Name: Pavelas Cukinas
Position: Forward
Height/Weight: 6-10 / 241
Birthdate: April 11, 1983 (Trakai, Lithuania)
High School:
Team: Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (Lithuania)
Country: Lithuania
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Lithuanian LKL
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2001-02 29 0 48 101 .475 14 24 .583 0 0 87 21 6 0 110 3.80
2002-03 43 0 121 212 .571 52 82 .634 0 0 195 40 24 29 294 6.80
2003-04 45 0 198 313 .633 82 146 .562 0 0 267 49 29 31 478 10.6
2004-05 22 0 63 104 .606 17 36 .472 0 0 96 11 12 15 143 6.50
Totals 139 0 430 730 .589 165 288 .573 0 0 645 121 71 75 1025 7.40
ULEB Cup
Season G GS FGM FGA PCT FTM FTA PCT 3PM 3PA PCT REB AST STL BL PTS AVG
2003-04 12 0 16 34 .471 9 15 .600 0 1 .000 21 5 4 5 41 3.40
2004-05 14 0 26 43 .605 13 29 .448 0 0 26 4 6 10 65 4.60
Totals 26 0 42 77 .545 22 44 .500 0 1 .000 47 9 10 15 106 4.10

Career Highlights: Made his debut with Puntukas Anyksciai (Lithuania) in the LKAL League during the 2000-01 season. Joined Alita Alytus for the 2001-02 season. Moved to Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius in 2002-03 and has been playing there ever since. Competed in the 2003 Lithuanian All-Star Game. Represented Lithuania at the 2000 European Junior Championship and the 2002 European Under-20 Championship. Member of the Lithuanian National Team.

(2004-05): Averaged 6.5 points and 4.4 rebounds in 14.5 minutes for Lietuvos Rytas in the LKL and 4.6 points ad 1.9 rebounds in 8.9 mpg in the ULEB Cup.

(2003-04): Averaged 10.6 points and 5.9 rebounds in 20.1 minutes for Lietuvos Rytas in the LKL and 3.4 points ad 1.8 rebounds in 11.7 minutes in the ULEB Cup.

(2002-03): Averaged 6.8 points and 4.5 rebounds for Lietuvos Rytas in the LKL.

(2001-02): Averaged 3.8 points and 3.0 rebounds for Alita Alytus in the LKL. Averaged 5.0 points and 3.8 rebounds in eight Final Round contests of the 2002 European Championship for Young Men (U-20), recording 18 points vs. Yugoslavia.

2000 European Championship for Junior Men (U-18): Averaged 3.8 points and 2.5 rebounds in 10.8 minutes in four Qualifying Round contests, 6.6 points and 2.8 rebounds in 16.4 mminutes in five Preliminary Round contests and 5.3 points and 2.5 rebounds in 12.0 minutes in eight Final Round contests.

1999 European Championship for Cadet Men (U-16): Averaged 11.5 points and 12.3 rebounds in 28.0 minutes in four Preliminary Round contests and 8.2 points and 6.8 rebounds in five Challenge Round contests.