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Hall of Fame Ceremony: Arvydas Sabonis gives his acceptance speech at the 2011 Basketball Hall of Fame.
Arvydas Romas Sabonis, Lithuania: 'Better I am not main man, ok' | NBA, Trail Blazers 10/08/2011 http://youtu.be/kCdYR6aHgQo?hd=1
Arvydas SABONIS 1988 Summer Olympics Basketball USA (76) v. USSR (82)
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December 19, 1964
Arvydas Romas Sabonis (born December 19, 1964 in Kaunas, Lithuanian is Lithuanian professional basketball player. The 2.21 m (7 ft 3 in) Sabonis is considered by many to be one of the premier centers in the world from the 1980s through the early 21st century.
World Championship silver medalist, Madrid (Spain, 1986),
European champion, Stuttgart (FRG, 1985 [Germany])
European Championship silver medalist, Athens (Greece, 1995)
European Championship bronze medalist, Nantes (France, 1983), Zagreb (Croatia, 1989)
Universiade champion, Kobe (Japan, 1985)
Olympics champion in Seoul (South Korea, 1988) MEDAL: OLYMPIC GOLD
Double Olympic bronze medalist (Barcelona, Spain, 1992), Atlanta (USA, 1996)
World Champion, Bogota (Colombia, 1982);
Euroleague champion, Zaragoza (Spain, 1995)
USSR Champion (1985, 1986, 1987)
Spanish champion (1993, 1994)
Intercontinental R. Mr Jones Cup in Buenos Aires (Argentina, 1986)
Advantageous ACB league player (1994, 1995)
Elected to the best NBA team of newcomers (1996),
Lithuanian League champion (2004).
Sabonis was incorporated into the FIBA Hall of Fame and Museum (2010).
Elected to NBA Hall of Fame (2011).
The World Capital Of Basketball Is Kaunas - Really Kaunas Lithuanian Heart! :)