|No. 32 – Coosur Real Betis|
|Position||Center / Power forward|
|Born||20 December 1995|
|Listed height||7 ft 1 in (2.16 m)|
|Listed weight||229 lb (104 kg)|
|NBA draft||2017 / Round: 1 / Pick: 25th overall|
|Selected by the Orlando Magic|
|2015–2019||Herbalife Gran Canaria|
|2019||Capital City Go-Go|
|2021–present||Coosur Real Betis|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Stats at NBA.com|
|Stats at Basketball-Reference.com|
Pasečņiks was drafted by the Orlando Magic with the 25th overall pick in the first round of the 2017 NBA draft. He was immediately traded to the Philadelphia 76ers for future first-round and second-round picks.
On 1 July 2019, the Philadelphia 76ers renounced their draft right to Pasečņiks. On 3 July, Pasečņiks joined the Washington Wizards summer league team. On 16 October, Pasečņiks was signed by the Wizards, but was waived three days later. On 27 October, Pasečņiks was included in the training camp roster of the Capital City Go-Go. On 17 December, the Wizards announced that they had signed Pasečņiks to a two-way contract. On 18 December, Pasečņiks made his debut in the NBA, coming off from bench with nine points, eight rebounds and an assist in a 110–109 overtime loss to the Chicago Bulls. On 12 January 2020, the Wizards announced that they had signed Pasečņiks to a multi-year contract. The Wizards waived Pasečņiks on 17 January 2021.
National team career
He was a regular Latvian youth national team player. He helped Latvia's U-18 national team reach semi-finals at the 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship, where he was named to the All-Tournament Team, averaging 12.6 points and 7.7 rebounds at the tournament.
Accomplishments and awards
- 2013 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship: All-Tournament Team
- European Under-18 All-Star Game MVP (2013)
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- "Anzejs Pasecniks jugará en liga EBA con el Gran Canaria". www.acb.com (in European Spanish). 13 August 2015. Archived from the original on 5 October 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015.
- "Anzejs Pasecniks, nuevo jugador del Coosur Real Betis". www.acb.com. Retrieved 9 November 2021.
- "NBA draft 2017 pick-by-pick recap: Markelle Fultz, Lonzo Ball are first two selections". Los Angeles Times. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
- Levick, Noah (1 July 2019). "Sixers renounce rights to 2017 first-round pick, Anzejs Pasecniks, team source confirms". NBC Sports. Retrieved 13 July 2019.
- "Sixers trade for Latvian center Anzejs Pasecniks after he was drafted by Magic". Philly.com. 22 June 2017. Retrieved 16 August 2017.
- "Wizards sign Jones and Pasecniks". nba.com. 16 October 2019. Retrieved 16 October 2019.
- "OFFICIAL: We've waived C Anzejs Pasecniks and F Jalen Jones". Washington Wizards on Twitter.com. 19 October 2019. Retrieved 19 October 2019.
- Rakusin, Kelly (27 October 2019). "GO-GO ANNOUNCE DRAFT PICKS, TRAINING CAMP ROSTER". nba.com. Retrieved 27 October 2019.
- "OFFICIAL: We've signed C Anzejs Pasceniks to a two-way contract and waived G Chris Chiozza". Washington Wizards on Twitter.com. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
- "We've officially signed @AnzejsP to a two-way contract!". Washington Wizards on Twitter.com. 17 December 2019. Retrieved 17 December 2019.
- "Bulls rally from 18 down to beat Wizards in overtime". ESPN.com. 18 December 2019. Retrieved 19 December 2019.
- "Wizards sign Anzejs Pasecniks to multi-year deal". NBA.com. 12 January 2020. Retrieved 12 January 2020.
- DePrisco, Mike (17 January 2021). "Report: Wizards release center Anzejs Pasecniks". sports.yahoo.com. Retrieved 20 January 2021.