Arvydas Sabonis

Basketball Player

Birthday December 19, 1964

Birth Sign Sagittarius

Birthplace Kaunas, Lithuania

Age 58 years old

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Lithuanian center who was a two-time Mr. Europa Player of the Year and 6-time Euroscar Player of the Year in his 23-year career.

Before Fame

He made his professional basketball debut in the Soviet Union's BC Zalgiris Kaunas in 1981.


He became known to NBA fans for his six-year stint on the Portland Trail Blazers from 1996 to 2001.

Family Life

He had four children with former Miss Lithuania Ingrida Mikelionyte. His son Domantas Sabonis also became a basketball player.

Associated With

He joined Bill Russell as an inductee of the FIBA Hall of Fame in 2010.