'11 Zydrunas Ilgauskas opal card
95

'11 Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Premium / Buzzer Beater


General information

Position
C / PF
Height
7'3" (220cm)
Weight
238lbs (107kg)
Age
28
From
Lithuania
Nickname
Big Z
Plays
Post Up Low Post Up High P&R Roll Man Mid Range

Hot Zones

Badges

0
0
14
48
'11 Zydrunas Ilgauskas opal card

99 Overall

3644 Total attr.

97 Outside scoring

  • 98 Shot close
  • 98 Shot mid
  • 95 Shot 3pt
  • 96 Shot IQ
  • 92 Free throw
  • 98 Offensive consistency

96 Inside scoring

  • 84 Driving layup
  • 98 Standing dunk
  • 85 Driving dunk
  • 93 Draw foul
  • 97 Post moves
  • 98 Post hook
  • 97 Post fade
  • 90 Hands

93 Athleticism

  • 87 Speed
  • 84 Acceleration
  • 88 Vertical
  • 98 Strength
  • 98 Stamina
  • 98 Hustle
  • 80 Overall durability

82 Playmaking

  • 80 Speed with ball
  • 74 Ball handle
  • 86 Passing accuracy
  • 85 Passing vision
  • 88 Passing IQ

89 Defending

  • 96 Interior defense
  • 85 Perimeter defense
  • 94 Help defense IQ
  • 74 Pick & roll defense IQ
  • 86 Lateral quickness
  • 93 Pass perception
  • 80 Reaction time
  • 77 Steal
  • 98 Block
  • 80 Shot contest
  • 98 Defensive consistency

97 Rebounding

  • 97 Offensive rebound
  • 97 Defensive rebound

Finishing

Backdown Punisher

Increases the chances of a player successfully backing down their opponent

Consistent Finisher

Provides more explosive first steps out of tripple threat and size-ups

Contact Finisher

Improves the ability to convert contact layups and dunks in traffi

Cross-Key Scorer

Boosts the shot percentage for layups when moving across the paint

Deep Hooks

Boosts the shot percentage when shooting hooks from a deep distance

Dropstepper

Improves a player's ability to effectively use dropsteps in the post

Fancy Footwork

Improves a player's ability to beat defenders with an advanced layup or dunk gather

Lob City Finisher

Improves the chances of completing a successfull alley-oop dunk/layup

Pick & Roller

Increases shot percentage as the roller in a pick & roll

Pro Touch

Gives an additional boost for having good layup timing

Putback Boss

Increases shot percentage when attempting a putback after an offensive rebound

Relentless Finisher

Reduces the fatigue effects from continually finishing at the rim with contact

Fastbreak Finisher

Boosts player's Takeover meter when completing a dunk on a fastbreak

Slithery Finisher

Improves a player's ability to avoid contact when attacking the rim

Shooting

Catch & Shoot

Boosts the chance of hitting a jump shot immediately after a catch

Clutch Shooter

Increases the ability to knock down shots in clutch moments

Corner Specialist

Gives a boost to shots taken near the corner

Deadeye

Reduces the impact of a defender who is closing out

Deep Fades

Improves the chance of making a post fadeaway from deep range

Difficult Shots

Improves the ability to shoot difficult shots off the dribble

Flexible Release

Reduces the penalty suffered from mis-timed jump shot releases

Green Machine

Increases the bonus given for consecutive excellent releases

Hot Start

Improves player's shooting ability after making first shot until a miss occurs

Hot Zone Hunter

Boosts the shot percentage for attempts taken in a player's favorite spots

Ice In Veins

Improves a player's free throw percentage during the critical moments

Pick & Popper

Elevates the shot percentage for an attempt taken off a pick and fade situation

Pump Fake Maestro

Decreases the penalty that comes from shooting after pump fakes

Quick Draw

Speeds up the release of a jump shot

Range Extender

Extends the range from which a player can effectively shoot

Slippery Off-Ball

Strengthens the player's ability to get the open off the ball

Tireless Shooter

Improves a player's ability to make shots when fatigued

Volume Shooter

Boosts shot percentages as shot attempts accrue throughout the game

Playmaking

Break Starter

Improves a player's ability to make effective outlet passes after grabbing a rebound

Downhill

Increases overall speed with the ball in transition

Dream Shake

Raises the chances that a defender bites when doing fakes in the posts

Post Spin Technician

Improves the ability of a post spin or drive to work effectively

Quick First Step

Provides more explosive first steps out of tripple threat and size-ups

Bail Out

Increases the chances of successfully completing a pass from mid-air

Dimer

Boosts the shot percentage for open teammates on jump shots after catching a pass

Flashy Passer

Gives an additional boost to player's Takeover meter after completing an assist with a flashy pass

Handles For Days

Reduces the amount of energy lost when performing dribble moves

Pass Fake Maestro

Increases the effectiveness of pass fakes

Space Creator

Improves a player's ability to create space from defender

Stop & Go

Improves a player's ability to start and stop with the ball

Unpluckable

Reduces the chances of getting stripped by the defender

Defense/Rebounding

Box

Improves a player's ability to box out opponents

Brick Wall

Increases effectiveness of screens and drains energy from opponents on physical contact

Clamps

Boosts the ability to stay in front of the ball handler on the perimeter

Heart Crusher

Decreases opponents' Takeover meters when achieving a highlight play on defense

Intimidator

Intimidates offensive players causing them to miss shots more often

Moving Truck

Strengthens a defender's ability to move people around in the post

Pick Dodger

Improves a player's ability to navigate through screens effectively on defense

Post Move Lockdown

Improves the defender's ability to defend post moves

Rebound Chaser

Improves a player's ability to chase down rebounds

Rim Protector

Improves ability to block shots, gives boost to the Takeover meter for blocker/teammates

Tireless Defender

Reduces energy lost when exerting efforts on defense

Worm

Allows rebounders to swim or spin around box outs more easily

Defensive Leader

Boosts the defensive abilities of teammates when in the game

Chase Down Artist

Raises the chances of getting a chase-down block

Interceptor

Increases chances at getting steals in passing lanes

Pogo Stick

Improves the ability to attempt multiple blocks in succession

Trapper

Makes life difficult for the offensive players when trapped

Personality

Friendly

An outgoing and typically well-liked player

Pat My Back

Responds best when patted on the back

Dunks

  • 100 Standing dunk
  • 95 Driving dunk
  • 65 Flashy dunk
  • 85 Alley-oop
  • 8 Putback dunk
  • 55 Crash

Layups

  • 55 Driving layup
  • 30 Spin layup
  • 50 Hop step layup
  • 55 Euro step layup
  • 30 Floater

Jump shooting

  • 66 Step through shot
  • 42 Shot under basket
  • 5 Shot close
  • 44 Shot close left
  • 17 Shot close middle
  • 39 Shot close right
  • 25 Shot mid
  • 68 Spot up shot mid
  • 46 Off screen shot mid
  • 50 Shot 3pt
  • 50 Spot up shot 3pt
  • 0 Off screen shot 3pt
  • 70 Contested jumper mid
  • 72 Contested jumper 3pt
  • 35 Stepback jumper mid
  • 0 Stepback jumper 3pt
  • 10 Spin jumper
  • 0 Transition pull up 3pt
  • 0 Drive pull up 3pt
  • 0 Drive pull up mid
  • 15 Use glass

Drive setup

  • 55 Triple threat pump fake
  • 0 Triple threat jab step
  • 75 Triple threat idle
  • 0 Triple threat shoot
  • 80 Setup with sizeup
  • 5 Setup with hesitation
  • 60 No setup dribble

Driving

  • 76 Drive
  • 76 Spot up drive
  • 76 Off screen drive
  • 52 Drive right
  • 0 Driving crossover
  • 0 Driving spin
  • 0 Driving step back
  • 0 Driving half spin
  • 0 Driving double crossover
  • 0 Driving behind the back
  • 0 Driving dribble hesitation
  • 0 Driving in and out
  • 75 No driving dribble move
  • 80 Attack strong on drive

Freelance

  • 75 Shoot
  • 65 Touches
  • 99 Roll vs. pop
  • 0 Transition spot up
  • 3 Iso vs. elite defender
  • 27 Iso vs. good defender
  • 40 Iso vs. average defender
  • 80 Iso vs. poor defender
  • 99 Play discipline

Post game

  • 0 Post up
  • 0 Post shimmy shot
  • 0 Post face up
  • 15 Post back down
  • 0 Post aggressive backdown
  • 0 Shoot from post
  • 0 Post hook left
  • 0 Post hook right
  • 15 Post fade left
  • 0 Post fade right
  • 5 Post up and under
  • 10 Post hop shot
  • 10 Post step back shot
  • 0 Post drive
  • 0 Post spin
  • 0 Post drop step
  • 5 Post hop step

Passing

  • 20 Dish to open man
  • 10 Flashy pass
  • 5 Alley oop pass

Defense

  • 95 Pass interception
  • 95 Take charge
  • 68 On-ball steal
  • 98 Contest shot
  • 95 Block shot
  • 10 Foul
  • 10 Hard foul
5

Write a review...

Share your opinion of Zydrunas Ilgauskas

Comments Sort by

    20

    did you know that he has a wingspan of 7'6 #randomwingspans

    0

    #Big Z chased a ring joining Bron and the Heatles

    -13

    i didnt ask about his wingspan

    12
    0
    -18
    4

    On Nov 11th 2004 Big Z scored 35 points, 18 rebounds, 1 assist and blocked 2 shots #randomstats.

    0

    He had one assist??? OmG?

    ×Random Fact X5

    Big Z would of been a HOFer had he had knees made of bone.... Oh wait thats an opinion... FACTZ!

    0

    we should give this dude mod perms

    0

    Why?

    Show 4 replies...
    0

    cause ur cool

    0

    Thx

    -2

    im sorry my senpai if *looks at the love poster* i offended you

    -2

    it it just that *smiles* I have an interest in u

    -2

    nobody cares

    -3

    this random stats thing is kinda boring ngl.

    2

    no its not @Something1111 keep doing it! @Nba2kGod11 dont be a boomer

    Show 3 replies...
    0

    what ok. if ppl like stats then sure. Meant no offense to @Something1111

    0

    my bad for the harsh response. i like stats, tho, so i want him to keep doing it.

    2

    Wow that’s crazy but it gets upvotes.

    Show 2 replies...
    1

    ok then. not hating on it im just saying my personal opinion

    3

    This guy literally has a 95 3pt shot and he has never averaged 1 made 3pt in a season his whole career. He has a 3pt rating that an All-Star Jordan, Clyde and many more

    0

    No but unlike Shaq and all the centers with 90's in 3pt who never could shoot Z actually had range. He'd hit deep mid range shots pretty often so he did have a jumper. I kind of understand the logic here. Arvydas never averaged 1 made 3pt but he's considered the OG stretch big.

    0

    I mean the Shaq move was a madness

    1

    88 vertical is like Ben Simmons having 99 three

    0

    Shooting

    Lower Base: Michael Beasley
    Upper Release: Lamarcus Aldridge
    Contested: Normal
    Free Throw: Free Throw 37
    Leaner: Kent Bazemore
    Spin Jumper: Normal
    Hop Jumper: Kent Bazemore

    Post

    Post Fade: Fade 1
    Post Hook: Hook 3
    Post Hop Shot: Post Hop Shot 10
    Post Shimmy Fade: Shimmy Fade 1
    Post Spin Shot: Small

    Dribble Moves

    Dribble Style: Base
    Size Up Packages: Normal 3
    Moving Crossover: Basic 1
    Moving Behind The Back: Basic 2
    Moving Spin: Basic 3
    Moving Hesitation: Basic 1
    Triple Threat Style: Normal 7

    Handedness

    Dominant Hand: Right
    Dominant Dunk Hand: Right

    Layups/Dunks

    Layup Package: Dominant Big
    Go To Dunk: Under Basket Rim Pulls
    Dunk Pack 1: Under Basket Regular
    Dunk Pack 2: Basic Hangs off two
    Dunk Pack 3: Big Man off One
    Dunk Pack 4: Cоck Back Tomahawks

    0

    Do you know that RUSSELL NEED AN OPAL?
    He also made several buzzer beaters

    0

    Why did they give him such bad ball handle all players can speed boost these days

    0

    At this point I really have a strong feeling they don't like Westbrook and John wall like where are there OPALSSS

    0

    He got a opal

    0

    NO THATS A BRONZE CARD CLEARLY

    0

    Big Z this guy was my favorite player growing up

    -1

    BALDASS BOOMER

    -2

    Haha hes bald fucking BOOMER

    -1

    Y E AND HE HASNT GOTTEN A VICTORY ROYALE IN FORTNITE

    -2

    doesn't deserve this

    -3

    Facts, didnt even go to SYRACUSE

    -4

    Who tf does this bald boomer? Probably averaged like 4 points a game throughout his 3 year NBA career fucking casual.

    5

    “Cavs fan” doesn’t even know who Big Z is lmao. He put together a couple of all star seasons in the early 2000s, his damn number retired, and you don’t know who he is.

    3

    For real. How is he gonna have “LBJ_23_CAVS” as his username when Big Z was literally the best teammate lebron had early in his career. Smh

    -1

    I dont know what world your living in where this bald boomer made an all star team and got his number retired.

    Show 1 reply...
    0

    Look it up smh

    1

    You know that Big Z will school your toy boy Zeller in his sleep.

    -7

    Random Facts:

    Zydrunas Ilgauskas (Lithuanian: Žydrūnas Ilgauskas; Lithuanian pronunciation: [ʑiːˈdrûːnɐs ɪɫˈɡɐ̂ˑʊ̯skɐs] (About this soundlisten); born June 5, 1975) is a Lithuanian-American retired professional basketball center of the National Basketball Association (NBA).[1] He played for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 1996 to 2010, and is the team's career leader in blocks. He also played for the Miami Heat during the 2010–11 season.[2]

    In 2012, Ilgauskas joined the Cavaliers' front office, becoming a special advisor for the team.[3][4]
    Contents

    1 Professional career
    1.1 Early career
    1.2 Cleveland Cavaliers
    1.3 Miami Heat
    2 National team career
    3 NBA career statistics
    3.1 Regular season
    3.2 Playoffs
    4 Front office work
    5 Coaching career
    6 Personal life
    7 See also
    8 References
    9 External links

    Professional career
    Early career

    Ilgauskas made his professional debut in his birthplace of Kaunas, with local club Atletas in 1993. He averaged 20.3 points, 12.8 rebounds and 2.8 blocks per game in the 1994–95 season.
    Cleveland Cavaliers
    Ilgauskas attempting a free throw

    Ilgauskas was selected by the Cleveland Cavaliers with the 20th overall pick in the 1996 NBA draft. On August 1, 1996, he signed a multi-year deal with the Cavaliers. In the earliest parts of his career he suffered through a myriad of foot and ankle injuries. He spent the entire 1996–97 season on the injured list due to a broken bone in his right foot.

    He was named the most valuable player of the Rookie Challenge during All-Star Weekend and selected to the All-Rookie First Team in 1997–98. He signed a contract extension in 1998 that was worth $70.9 million over 6 years. However, Ilgauskas played in only 5 games over the next two seasons. On January 26, 2000, he had a surgery on a fractured navicular bone in his left foot.

    He re-gained the starting center spot for the Cavaliers in 2000–01. He was injured again in December 2000 and was out for the season. The injury dealt a blow to the Cavaliers. After winning 15 out of 23 games with Ilgauskas, they finished with a 30–52 record.

    He returned in December 2001 and was mostly used as a backup to Chris Mihm for the rest of the season.

    Ilgauskas averaged 17.2 points and 7.5 rebounds in 2002–03. He was selected as an All-Star, but the Cavaliers finished with the third-worst record in team history (17–65) and landed the number one draft pick.

    The Cavaliers drafted high school phenomenon and future NBA MVP LeBron James in 2003. James teamed up with Ilgauskas and Drew Gooden to form the core of the team. Ilgauskas only missed 9 games over the next three seasons and was selected as an All-Star again in 2005.
    Ilgauskas in a game against the Washington Wizards in 2009

    On July 12, 2005, Ilgauskas signed a contract extension with the Cavaliers. The deal was reportedly worth over $55 million over 5 years.[5][6]

    For the next four seasons, Ilgauskas was the starting center for the team, which had turned into a contender. They reached the NBA Finals in 2007 and the Eastern Conference Finals in 2009. In summer 2009, the Cavaliers acquired Shaquille O'Neal.[7] When asked about the trade, Ilgauskas responded: "I was just reading the news. That means I'll probably be coming off the bench."[8][9] On December 2, 2009, Ilgauskas came off the bench in a game against Phoenix Suns to break the team record for career games played, overtaking General Manager Danny Ferry.[10]

    On February 17, 2010, Ilgauskas, along with a 2010 first round pick and the rights to Emir Preldžič, was traded from the Cavaliers to the Washington Wizards as part of a three-team, six-player trade that sent Antawn Jamison from Washington to Cleveland, Al Thornton from the Los Angeles Clippers to Washington, Drew Gooden from Washington to Los Angeles, and Sebastian Telfair from Los Angeles to Cleveland.[11] On February 25, 2010, the Wizards bought out his contract, making him a free agent.[12] Ilgauskas did not play in any games for the Wizards.[13] It was possible for Ilgauskas to return to the Cavaliers, but only after a 30-day waiting period policy required for players traded from their former teams after being bought out of their contract by their new team. He was still free to sign with any other team.

    On March 23, 2010 Ilgauskas signed a one-year deal for the remainder of the 2009–10 season with the Cleveland Cavaliers.[14][15] He made his return a day later in a win over the New Orleans Hornets. In his first home game back with the team, against the Sacramento Kings, Ilgauskas received huge ovations and support from the crowd. Quicken Loans Arena was affectionately renamed "The Z" for the day, in honor of the Lithuanian.[16][17]

    The 2010 NBA Playoffs marked the first time in Ilgauskas' career in which he was not a significant part of the Cavaliers' rotation. Ilgauskas saw only 69 minutes of floor time in the entire postseason, resulting in averages of 1.7 PPG and 1.6 RPG, far below his career playoff production. The Cavaliers were eliminated by the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference semifinals.
    Miami Heat
    Ilgauskas with the Heat

    On July 17, 2010, Ilgauskas signed with the Miami Heat.[18] The Heat's signings of Chris Bosh, Dwyane Wade and long-time teammate LeBron James influenced Ilgauskas' decision to join the Heat.[19] On December 2, 2010, during the Heat's first game in Cleveland, the fans cheered Ilgauskas in pre-game introductions, while booing the rest of the starters, including James. The Heat made it to the 2011 NBA Finals, but fell short to the Dallas Mavericks in six games.

    In September 2011, Ilgauskas announced that he was retiring from basketball, saying he wanted to spend more time with his family as well as citing long-term personal physical fatigue and basic bodily wear-and-tear.[20][21]
    National team career

    Ilgauskas made his debut with the Lithuania national team in 1994, when the team was qualifying for a spot in the EuroBasket 1995. He averaged 7.7 points and 7 rebounds per game.[22] He later wanted to play for the Lithuania national team in the 2008 Summer Olympics, but the Cavaliers did not permit him to play due to his injury history.[23]

    During a press conference in 2008 he said: "I would like to thank to everyone, especially federation, all the insurers for all their efforts and determination. They have been working in days and in nights so that my dream – to play for the national team in the Olympics would come true... It's a pity that I was unable to do that previously... I think everyone of us aren't friends with Cleveland currently, but that is the way we had to go and we did... During the season I got elbowed into my back... After the season I rested a few weeks and began training because I wished to arrive the training camp from the beginning and to prepare, however the pain returned... Doctors told that there are two moves: resting or operation after which you have to rest for two months... I really wished to play a lot and it would hurt in my heart if I would have to sit and would be unable to play. If I did not want that, I wouldn't have gone through all these roads of the cross... Of course, the club and the NBA didn't helped, were throwing sticks into the wheels... It's a business for them. The life doesn't end with this".[24]

    Žydrūnas Ilgauskas played only three official matches with the Lithuania national basketball team in his whole career.

    2

    Is that copied off of wikipedia