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Name: Rimas Kurtinaitis
Born: May 15, 1960
Status: Retired as player (1997), active as head coach of Azerbaijan National Team.
Origin: Kaunas, Lithuania
Teams (jersey): Žalgiris Kaunas, CSKA Moscow, Real Madrid, Townsville Suns (NBL)
Ibn Notes: Rimas Kurtinaitis was a prominent player on the Soviet Union team which won gold in the Seoul Olympics in 1988 and also played in the 1992 and 1996 Olympics for Lithuania when they won bronze medals.
Ibn Facts: Kurtinitis was known as one of the best shooters in the world and in 1989 was invited to the NBA three-point shootout, but unfortunately for Rimas, he finished in last place with only 9 points.
|Rimas Kurtinaitis Links From our forum: Articles and other resources: Rimas Looks to create his own Dream Team (FibaEurope), Silver Lining (CNNsi, 1996)|