Lithuanian NBA Center who was drafted 5th overall by the Toronto Raptors in 2011.
He played for the junior national team of Lithuania in the 2008 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in Italy and his team took home Gold as he won the MVP Award.
He was drafted 4 picks behind All-Star point guard Kyrie Irving, the first overall pick in 2011.
He began playing basketball professionaly in 2008 when he was just 16 years old.
He was raised mostly by his mother Danute, who never married his father Jonas Vilkas.