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The Toronto Raptors have interviewed Sarunas Jasikevicius for the vacant head-coaching position, according to a report.
Toronto president Masai Ujiri conducted the interview with Jasikevicius, coach of Zalgris (Lithuania) in the EuroLeague and a former NBA player, according to Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN.
Toronto President Masai Ujiri interviewed Zalgris (Lithuania) coach Sarunas Jasikevicius for the Raptors head coaching job, league sources tell ESPN. Jasikevicius is a young EuroLeague coaching star and former NBA player.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) June 5, 2018
Jasikevicius, who played four years at the University of Maryland, played two seasons in the NBA. As a 29-year-old rookie in 2005-06, he played in 75 games for the Indiana Pacers, averaging 7.3 points, 2.0 rebounds and 3.0 assists. He split the following season with the Pacers and the Golden State Warriors, averaging 6.1 points, 1.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists in 63 games.