Sarunas Jasikevicius is likely one of the so much recognizable avid gamers within the sleek period of ecu basketball. He became seasoned in 1998 and received 23 titles together with his golf equipment (Barcelona, Maccabi Tel Aviv, Panathinaikos, Fenerbahce) plus three medals (a ecu gold, a ecu bronze and an Olympic bronze) with Lithuanian nationwide staff. He’s been the purpose protect all people desired to watch, each workforce desired to signal, each fan dreamt to cheer for. He outfitted his good fortune together with his awesome will to win: he was once in a position to win within the athletes-era, whereas whe can think about him as an “average athlete” at his top. He didn’t received along with his legs, he did it along with his brain, his middle, his expertise to turn into a greater participant 12 months by means of 12 months.
The e-book by means of Sarunas Jasikevicius (written with the italian journalist Pietro Scibetta) retraces the stairs of a unprecedented existence and profession. It follows his arrival on this planet of yank basketball in university, to his go back to Europe the place he received nationwide Championships and Euroleague, after which again to the States back to compete within the NBA. ultimately, it recollects different successes in Europe correct as much as the top of his occupation as a participant in 2014, with the Žalgiris Kaunas jersey. This opens the door to a brand new experience for Sarunas, beginning this 12 months along with his first event at the bench as assistant trainer for Kaunas.
The autobiography of an outstanding champion, enjoyed via lovers worldwide, consistently capable of go away an unforgettable reminiscence within the middle of his lovers. This ebook is a confession, a narrative, but in addition a tribute to the realm of eu basketball of which Sarunas was once the undisputed megastar.
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In these moments, i noticed that my little woman was once hearing me, that she felt with reference to me. My brother, joking, didn't wish to just accept lady was once born in our kin. He had a son, so he joked over the telephone, “So? Is it nonetheless a lady? ” certain. a phenomenal woman. Ours. i used to be nonetheless and not using a membership; the Euroleague had already started. to take care of in fine condition, i used to be education, in Athens, with Peristeri, a “guest” of trainer Argyris Pedoulakis. Then Darius Maskoliunas, who used to be assistant for Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius, referred to as me to invite me if i needed to play with them. To be sincere, i wished to visit Zalgiris; i assumed it used to be a great time to move domestic, in Kaunas, yet a small aspect avoided it: Romanov, the Russian proprietor of the membership, didn't want me. additionally it slow earlier than he made very unusual reviews approximately me so I didn’t actually need to head paintings and deall along with his idiotic method of runnin Zalgiris. for this reason, I agreed to play in Vilnius; in spite of everything, that still used to be a comeback, when you consider that twelve years ahead of it were the membership supplying me the 1st activity as a certified. i used to be very transparent on something although: i needed an opportunity to get out of the agreement, if I had a suggestion to play the pinnacle sixteen in an formidable group. They permitted. In Vilnius, i used to be high-quality: I take note the great ovation from Siemens enviornment for my debut within the Euroleague opposed to Cibona; i used to be comfy, there has been no hostility within the crew. I received besides the Lithuanians (Gecevicius, Babrauskas), the final supervisor Martynas Purlys, yet there have been too many gamers unsatisfied with trainer Trifunovic, and essentially simply because they have been attracted to their very own information. certainly one of them looked as if it would me to be Kenan Bajramovic, with whom I had a tremendous argument. nonetheless an outstanding participant, even though. there has been additionally a tender Jonas Valanciunas, who this day is the entire rage as a beginning middle within the NBA, and an American playmaker named Jerry Johnson, who had performed in usa within the comparable highschool championship that I received with my institution in Quarryville. The season didn't begin rather well, yet we received the final 3 video games of the ordinary season, qualifying for the second one leg, together with an 88-87 victory over Barcelona, within which I scored a double-double with eleven issues and 10 assists. regardless of that, i assumed i'll do much more. The party i used to be hoping for ultimately arrived. trainer Neven Spahija, with whom I had a good courting, referred to as me. He sought after me with him in Istanbul, with Fenerbahçe. I had confronted them with Vilnius within the ordinary season, wasting two times, and that i concept in that workforce there had adequate expertise to head very a ways within the Euroleague. i didn't comprehend, even though, how colossal that membership is. it's a kingdom inside a kingdom, like Barcelona, and the workforce, as i presumed, used to be of significant price. powerful Turks akin to Onan, Turkcan, Peker, Savas, Atsur; excessive profile international gamers as may perhaps, Ukic, Tomas, Darijus Lavrinovic, Preldzic and others. In that season, my buddy Nikola Vujcic performed for Efes, the city’s one other titanic workforce. He instructed me a really shaggy dog story. while he realized of my arrival in Istanbul, he informed his spouse, “Saras signed for Fenerbahçe; additionally, i'm afraid that this 12 months i can't get the bonus for profitable the championship.