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Zydrunas Ilgauskas ">[ʒʲiːˈd̪rûːn̪ɐs̪ ɪɫˈɡɐ̂ˑʊ̯s̪kɐs̪]; born June 5, 1975) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball center of the National Basketball Association . He played for the Cavaliers from 1996 to 2010, and is the team's career leader in games played, rebounds, and blocks. He also played for the Miami Heat during the 2010–11 season.

Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Zydrunas Ilgauskas Cavaliers.jpg
Ilgauskas with the Cavaliers in 2009
Personal information
Born (1975-06-05) June 5, 1975 (age 41)
Kaunas, Lithuanian SSR, Soviet Union
Nationality Lithuanian
Listed height 7 ft 3 in (2.21 m)
Listed weight 260 lb (118 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1996 / Round: 1 / Pick: 20th overall
Selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers
Playing career 1993–2011
Position Center
Number 11
Career history
1993–1996 Atletas Kaunas
1996–2010 Cleveland Cavaliers
2010–2011 Miami Heat
Career highlights and awards
Career statistics
Points 10,976 (13.0 ppg)
Rebounds 6,191 (7.3 rpg)
Blocks 1,327 (1.6 bpg)
Stats at Basketball-Reference.com

Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Lithuanian: Žydrūnas Ilgauskas; [ʒʲiːˈd̪rûːn̪ɐs̪ ɪɫˈɡɐ̂ˑʊ̯s̪kɐs̪]; born June 5, 1975) is a Lithuanian retired professional basketball center of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He played for the Cavaliers from 1996 to 2010, and is the team's career leader in games played, rebounds, and blocks. He also played for the Miami Heat during the 2010–11 season.

In 2012, Ilgauskas joined the Cavaliers' front office, becoming a special advisor for the team.

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