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Arvydas Sabonis

1964 - Today

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Arvydas Romas Sabonis (Lithuanian pronunciation: [ˈaːrviːdaːs ˈsaːboːnʲɪs]; born 19 December 1964) is a Lithuanian former professional basketball player and businessman. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest European players of all time and one of the best big-man passers in the history of the game. Sabonis won the Euroscar six times and the Mr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Arvydas Sabonis has received more than 3,841,809 page views. His biography is available in 49 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 47 in 2019). Arvydas Sabonis is the 18th most popular basketball player (up from 20th in 2019), the 43rd most popular biography from Lithuania (up from 48th in 2019) and the most popular Lithuanian Basketball Player.

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  • 6.60

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  • 3.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Among BASKETBALL PLAYERS

Among basketball players, Arvydas Sabonis ranks 18 out of 1,757Before him are Larry Bird, Svetislav Pešić, LeBron James, Pat Riley, Radivoj Korać, and Krešimir Ćosić. After him are Sergei Belov, Julius Erving, Oscar Robertson, Mirza Delibašić, Dražen Dalipagić, and Oscar Schmidt.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1964, Arvydas Sabonis ranks 58Before him are Paul Landers, Petr Fiala, Mats Wilander, John Leguizamo, Jean Alesi, and Ray Stevenson. After him are Rudi Garcia, Robert Trujillo, Teri Hatcher, Martin Weinek, Marisa Tomei, and Lars Løkke Rasmussen.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Arvydas Sabonis ranks 43 out of 328Before him are Treniota (1210), Alexander Berkman (1870), Wanda Rutkiewicz (1943), Wilfrid Voynich (1865), Jonas Mekas (1922), and Jacques Lipchitz (1891). After him are Boris Skossyreff (1896), Augustinas Voldemaras (1883), Leo Jogiches (1867), Janusz Radziwiłł (1612), Sophia of Lithuania (1371), and Birutė (1317).

Among BASKETBALL PLAYERS In Lithuania

Among basketball players born in Lithuania, Arvydas Sabonis ranks 1After him are Uljana Semjonova (1952), Šarūnas Jasikevičius (1976), Rimas Kurtinaitis (1960), Modestas Paulauskas (1945), Jonas Kazlauskas (1954), Šarūnas Marčiulionis (1964), Valdemaras Chomičius (1959), Stepas Butautas (1925), Sergejus Jovaiša (1954), Ramūnas Šiškauskas (1978), and Angelė Rupšienė (1952).