Basketball Player Darius Songaila Basketball Player Darius Songaila

Darius Songaila




Basketball Player

Darius Songaila who is born on February 14, 1978 in Lithuania is a famous Basketball Player. The age of Darius Songaila is 38 year old. The birth sign of Darius Songaila is Aquarius. Darius Songaila has have thousand of fans and supporters in Lithuania.

BirthdayFebruary 14, 1978
height2.06 m
Birth SignAquarius
Weight :113 kg
BirthplaceLithuania
 
 
 
 
About Darius Songaila

Darius Songaila is a retired professional basketball player of Lithuania who usually played at forward and center position. He started his professional career when he got selected in 2002 NBA Draft’s 50th pick by Boston Celtics but before that he represented his country achieving Bronze with Lithuanian National Team at 2000 Summer Olympic Games followed by presence at 2003 and 2007 European Championships. He went for his first debut with CSKA Moscow leading the team to win the Russian Basketball Super League followed by his next appearance with Sacramento Kings scoring 3.7 rebounds in 154 games with averaged 6.1 pts in his career’s two seasons with club. He made his next appearance with Chicago Bulls in 2005 achieving his career’s best stat going for 4 rebounds in 62 games and 9.2 average pts. In 2006, he joined Washington Wizards club making start of 29 games followed by his further appearance in clubs like New Orleans Hornets, Philadelphia 76ers, Galatasaray, Blancos de Rueda Valladolid, Donetsk, Lietuvos rytas Vilnius and Zalgiris Kaunas. He ended up his professional career taking retirement in 2015 and joining the job of assistant coach to Zalgiris Kaunas. In his playing career, he scored 3,415 points with 1,689 rebounds and 589 assists.
Achievements
He has achieved the LKL Champions title in 2015 playing for Zalgiris Kaunas.

Darius Songaila Before Fame

His previous marriage ended with divorce after long relationship of ten years having a child, Meile Songaila. He is now married to Gintare Sabeckaite and having twin children.

Trivia

He is the winner of EuroBasket Champion’s Title in 2003.

Darius Songaila Family Life

He was born on 14th February, 1978 in Marijampole, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union. He completed his studies from New Hampton School moving to Wake Forest College for further studies. He achieved the below titles in his youth career • All-European Under-22 Championship 2nd Team in 1998 • All-ACC 3rd Team in 2000 • All-ACC 2nd Team in 2002

Associated With

He played alongside Bobby Brown for club New Orleans Hornets in 2009.

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