Modestas Paulauskas

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Modestas Paulauskas (19 March 1945) is a former Soviet and Lithuanian professional basketball coach and basketball player. As a player, he was the youngest EuroBasket MVP in history, being only 20 years old at the time he won the award. He is known for having been one of the best Lithuanian basketball players of all time, and for having excellent dribbling ability. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Modestas Paulauskas has received more than 85,023 page views. His biography is available in 17 different languages on Wikipedia. Modestas Paulauskas is the 78th most popular basketball player, the 84th most popular biography from Lithuania and the 3rd most popular Lithuanian Basketball Player.

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Among basketball players, Modestas Paulauskas ranks 78 out of 1,264Before him are Willis Reed, Manu Ginóbili, Aleksandar Đorđević, Walt Frazier, Jerry Lucas, and George Gervin. After him are Bogdan Tanjević, Dragan Kićanović, Isaiah Thomas, Mike D'Antoni, Tony Parker, and Vince Carter.

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Among people born in 1945, Modestas Paulauskas ranks 255Before him are Tammi Terrell, Walt Frazier, Doug Clifford, Brian Connolly, Jean Ragnotti, and Tobias Wolff. After him are Revaz Dzodzuashvili, Dusty Rhodes, Sam Anderson, Erik De Vlaeminck, Rita Coolidge, and Faina Melnik.

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In Lithuania

Among people born in Lithuania, Modestas Paulauskas ranks 84 out of 235Before him are Ben Shahn (1898), Kazimira Prunskienė (1943), Jacques Sernas (1925), Andrius Kubilius (1956), Morta (1210), and Jurgis Matulaitis-Matulevičius (1871). After him are Mark Antokolsky (1843), Grigory Gershuni (1870), Francišak Bahuševič (1840), Phoebus Levene (1869), Maironis (1862), and Antanas Baranauskas (1835).


Among basketball players born in Lithuania, Modestas Paulauskas ranks 3Before him are Uljana Semjonova (1952) and Arvydas Sabonis (1964). After him are Šarūnas Jasikevičius (1976), Rimas Kurtinaitis (1960), Šarūnas Marčiulionis (1964), Valdemaras Chomičius (1959), Jonas Kazlauskas (1954), Ramūnas Šiškauskas (1978), Angelė Rupšienė (1952), Darjuš Lavrinovič (1979), and Kšyštof Lavrinovič (1979).