Zydrunas Ilgauskas Rumors

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Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Zydrunas Ilgauskas
Position: -
Born: 06/05/75
Height: 7-3 / 2.21
Weight:259 lbs. / 117.9 kg.
Earnings: $125,423,723 ($169,156,304*)
Recently, Raymond Felton and I talked about how most NBA teams are pursuing younger players that become available and not going after veteran players as much these days. Have you experienced that as well? And, if so, how frustrating is that? Mario Chalmers: I’ve definitely experienced that. And, yeah, it is frustrating – just because there’s the saying, “A team always wants a winner.” I just feel like with my resume, I’m a proven winner. I’m not a bad guy in the locker room; I’m not a jerk. So, I just feel like for me to not even get a chance and not even get a workout or nothing like that, it’s a little disheartening. But that’s the way the business goes… I’m definitely surprised how they’ve shifted away from . Those guys are very important. For me, some of my vets were Dwyane Wade, Bron, Jermaine O’Neal, Jamaal Magloire and Zydrunas Ilgauskas, so I’ve had vets that have actually been All-Stars and they’ve taught me about basketball, about family, about a lot of different things.
In his first week in Cleveland when he went to Sushi Rock in Cleveland for dinner with Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Varejao had a little trouble communicating what he wanted to eat because his English wasn’t great and Ilgauskas wasn’t fluent in Spanish or Portuguese. “I was trying to speak English and trying to say some words in Spanish to see if Z knew what I was saying,” Varejao said. “Then we just decided to just order a couple of beers. And I tell you what, man, at the end of the night our conversation was great. I could understand Z perfectly. All we needed was a couple of beers.”