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VAIROGS AKSELIS Print
Position: Shooting guard/Small forward
Height: 1,96Weight: 90
Nationality: LAT
Date of Birth: 08/11/1985Place of Birth: Riga (LAT)
Profile: Akselis is a very versatile and skilled all around wing. Combination of his size, quickness and strength allows him to play multiple positions. He is a reliable scorer who shoots well off the dribble and has the strength to finish around the basket or draw fouls, and the touch to throw in floaters. He can play PG using his ball handling skills and solid vision of the floor. He is also lock-down defender and can lock-down any perimeter player. An unselfish, winning type of player, with good mentality and a hard worker. Leader on and off the court, Ventspils' captain for 3 seasons.

Videos:
2015/2016 LBL Finals Game 4: Riga VEF - Valmiera ORDO https://vimeo.com/171310744
2015/2016 LBL: BK Ventspils - Valmiera ORDO https://vimeo.com/169278250
2014/2015 EuroCup Highlights: https://vimeo.com/122724522
2014/2015 EuroCup: BK Ventspils-Stelmet Zielona Gora (17.12.2014): https://vimeo.com/119076136
2014/2015 EuroCup: Buducnost Podgorica-BK Ventspils (19.11.2014): https://vimeo.com/119180695
2014/2015 EuroCup: Ventspils-PAOK Thessaloniki (05.11.2014): https://vimeo.com/119008490
2013/2014 Highlights: https://vimeo.com/100099668
2013/2014 EuroChallenge: Dijon-Ventspils (18.02.2014): https://vimeo.com/98359808
2013/2014 LBL P.Off Semif.: G2 Jekabpils-Ventspils (27.04.2014): https://vimeo.com/98715150
2013/2014 LBL: BKVentspils-Valmiera (26.10.2013): https://vimeo.com/98634522
2013/2014 Eurochallenge: Triumph Lyubertsy-BK Ventspils: https://vimeo.com/98485048
2013/2014 LBL Finals: G5 BK Ventspils-Riga VEF: https://vimeo.com/98797502
2012/2013 LBL Play Off Finals: VEF Riga-Ventspils (11.05.2013): https://vimeo.com/68043942
2011/2012 PLK Highlights: http://vimeo.com/40657677
2011/2012 1/2 Final Polish Cup: Zastal-Slask Wroclaw: http://vimeo.com/38973600
2011/2012 1/4 Final Polish Cup: Anwil-Slask Wroclaw: http://vimeo.com/38906368

Achievements: from www.eurobasket.com:
2002-03: Ventspils augstskola (LBAL): 19 games: 8.7ppg, 3.1rpg, 1.6apg
2003-04: Ventspils augstskola (LBL):23 games: 13.3ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.3apg, 1.6spg
2004-05: Ventspils augstskola: BBL (D2): 2 games: 19.5ppg, 8.0rpg 2.5apg 3.0spg; LBL: 5games 6.6ppg 2.8rpg 1.0apg 1.2spg
2005-06: Valmiera-Lacplesa alus (LBL): LBL: 6 games: 16.6ppg, 4.1rpg, 1.6apg, 2.3spg, 2FGP: 51%, 3PT: 29%, FT: 60%; BBL: 31 games: Score-1(20.9ppg), 6.4rpg, 1.4apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 50.8%
2006-07: BK Ventspils: ULEB Cup: 7 games: 6.4ppg, 2.1rpg, 2FGP: 46.4%, 3FGP: 30.8%, FT: 77.8%; BBL: 23 games: 5.6ppg, 2.6rpg, 2FGP: 53.3%, 3PT: 24.3%, FT: 53.7%; LBL: 20 games 9.4ppg 4.4rpg 1.4apg 1.0spg
2007-08: BK Ventspils: ULEB Cup: 10 games 2.4ppg 1.7rpg 0.8apg 0.4spg; BBL: 18 games: 8.6ppg, 2.3rpg, 2FGP: 48.6%, 3PT: 36.2%, FT: 67.3%; LBL: 22 games: 9.4ppg, 4.4rpg, 2.0apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 55.0%, 3PT: 35.0%, FT: 71.0%
2008-09: BK Ventspils: LBL: 25 games: 9.8ppg, 3.4rpg, 1.0apg, FGP: 49.5%, 3PT: 42.1%, FT: 72.5%; EuroChallenge: 6 games: 6.8ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.7apg; BBL (Elite Group): 18 games: 7.2ppg, 4.1rpg, FGP: 46.3%, 3PT: 23.7%, FT: 59.1%
2009-10: In Jan.'10 signed at BK Zemgale Jelgava: 2 games: 13.0ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.0apg, later that month moved to JSA Bordeaux Basket (France-ProB): 13 games: 10.4ppg, 2.6rpg, 1.1apg, 1.2spg, FGP: 55.8%, 3PT: 39.3%, FT: 57.7%
2010-11: BK Ventspils (LBL): BBL: 18 games: 8.2ppg, 3.6rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 59.2%, 3PT: 35.1%, FT: 60.0%; EuroChallenge: 15 games: 5.1ppg, 2.1rpg, 1.3spg, FGP: 44.4%, 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 71.4%; LBL: 30 games: 9.5ppg, 4.2rpg, 1.3apg, FGP: 54.3%, 3PT: 35.6%, FT: 71.4%; LBL finals: 12.8 ppg, 5.7rpg, 1.7apg and 1.5spg
2011-12: WKS Slask Wroclaw (Poland-PLK): 27 games: 8.3ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.2apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 51.2%, 3PT: 38.1%, FT: 75.0%
2012-2013: BK Ventspils: LBL: 18 games: 6.2ppg, 3.1rpg, 2.2apg, 1.1spg, FGP: 63.5%, 3PT: 40.7%, FT: 54.2%; EuroChallenge: 5 games: 3.6ppg; BBL: 11 games: 5.1ppg, 2.5rpg, 1.2apg, FGP-1(85.7%), 3PT: 25.0%
2013-2014: BK Ventspils (LBL): 25 games: 9.4ppg, 4.7rpg, 2.0apg, FGP: 57.3%, 3PT: 48.4%, FT: 61.8%; EuroChallenge: 9 games: 9.0ppg, 3.8rpg, 1.6apg, FGP-3(70.6%), 3PT: 25.0%, FT: 75.0%; BBL: 13 games: 5.8ppg, 3.6rpg, 2.0apg, FGP: 48.8%, 3PT: 34.6%, FT: 56.3%
2014-2015: BK Ventspils (LBL): BBL: 6 games: 9.0ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.5apg, 1.0spg, FGP: 60.0%, 3PT: 42.3%, FT:75.0%,
EuroCup: 10 games: 9.8ppg, 2.7rpg, 1.9apg
2015-2016: Panevezys Lietkabelis (LKL): injured in October, Baltic League: 1 game: 16pts, 2reb, 2steals; Lithuanian LKL: 3 games: 1.7ppg, 1.3rpg, 1.0spg, in Feb.'16 moved to Valmiera/ORDO (LBL): 22 games: 4.6ppg, 2.0rpg, 1.0apg;
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Awards/Achievements:
2003: Latvian Amateur and Junior League Silver Medallist.
2004: Latvian Junior League Champion; Eurobasket.com All-Latvian LBL Newcomer of the Year and Latvian LBL All-Newcomers Team.
2006: BBL All-Star Game.
2007: LBL All-Star Game; LBL Finalist; BBL Semifinals.
2008: LBL Silver Medallist.
2009: LBL Champion; LBL All-Star Game; Eurobasket.com All-LBL Honorable Mention and LBL All-Defensive Team.
2011: LBL Finalist; BBL Semifinals; EuroChallenge Quarterfinals.
2012: Polish Cup Semifinals.
2013: LBL Finalist; BBL Champion.
2014: LBL Champion; BBL Cup Semifinals; BBL Quarterfinals; Eurobasket.com All-LBL Honorable Mention.
2015: BBL Finalist.
2016: LBL Champion
Club:
Ventspils (LAT)  -  Ventspils  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2012    To  30/06/2013
Ventspils (LAT)  -  Ventspils  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2013    To  30/06/2014
Ventspils (LAT)  -  Ventspils  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  01/07/2014    To  30/06/2015
Panevezys Lietkabelis (LIT)  -  Panevezys  -  Lituania From  01/07/2015    To  10/02/2016
Bk Klubs Valmiera  -  Valmiera  -  Lettonia-Latvia From  15/02/2016    To  30/06/2016
National Team: 2004: Latvian 2nd and U20 National Team; European Championships U20 in Brno (8 games: 5.3ppg 1.6rpg).
2010 and 2011: Latvian National Team.

Club
Seas.Leag.ClubGminPointsFG3PFTRebsToStAss
totmpgMA%MA%MA%DeOftotAvg.
2013 LAT LBL-LAT Ventspils (LAT) 18 323 112 6.2  33 52 63 11 27 41 13 24 54 44 12 56 3.1 21 19 40
2014 LAT LBL-LAT Ventspils (LAT) 25 581 234 9.4  55 96 57 30 62 48 34 55 62 98 20 118 4.7 30 22 51
2015 LAT LBL-LAT Ventspils (LAT) 18 346 149 8.3  27 53 51 27 58 47 14 19 74 35 7 42 2.3 23 16 29
2016 LAT LBL-LAT Bk Valmiera (LAT) 22 311 101 4.6  22 41 54 14 37 38 15 22 68 35 10 45 2.0 8 16 22
International
SeasonLeagueClubGminPointsFG3PFTRebsToStAss
totmpgMA%MA%MA%DeOftotAvg.
2013 FIBA Europe Cup Ventspils (LAT) 5 56 18 3.6  3 5 60 4 5 80 0 0 - 1 0 1 0.2 4 2 4
2013 BBL-Baltic League Ventspils (LAT) 12 204 66 5.5  19 24 79 7 23 30 7 7 100 26 6 32 2.7 7 10 14
2014 BBL-Baltic League Ventspils (LAT) 13 243 76 5.8  20 41 49 9 26 35 9 16 56 38 9 47 3.6 8 8 26
2014 FIBA Europe Cup Ventspils (LAT) 9 216 81 9.0  24 34 71 7 28 25 12 16 75 32 2 34 3.8 15 4 14
2015 Eurocup Ventspils (LAT) 10 243 98 9.8  15 36 42 19 55 35 11 16 69 25 2 27 2.7 13 3 19
2015 BBL-Baltic League Ventspils (LAT) 6 111 54 9.0  9 15 60 11 26 42 3 4 75 11 1 12 2.0 4 6 9