Nik Stauskas Biography
(Canadian Professional Basketball Player Who Plays as a ‘Shooting Guard' )
Birthday: October 7, 1993 (Libra)
Born In: Mississauga, Canada
Nik Stauskas, nicknamed Sauce Castillo, is a Canadian professional basketball player. He is currently signed on with the Cleveland Cavaliers of the National Basketball Association (NBA). A talented player, he was drafted eighth overall in the NBA draft by the Sacramento Kings. He has also played for Philadelphia 76ers, Brooklyn Nets and Portland Trail Blazers. During his college career, he played for two seasons for the Michigan Wolverines in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) competition, earning the 'USBWA National Freshman of the Year' and the 'Big Ten Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Year'. He also helped St. Mark’s School team reach the New England Preparatory School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Class AA Championship Game twice, winning it once in 2012. A member of the Canadian national basketball team, he was instrumental in helping the team win two bronze medals: at the 2009 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship and at the 2015 FIBA Americas Championship.