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LKL Standings
 1. Zalgiris 19-1 
 2. Lietkabelis 15-5 
 3. Lietuvos rytas 14-6 
 4. Vytautas 10-10 
 5. Neptunas 10-10 
 6. Juventus 10-10 
 7. P.Zvaigzdes 9-11 
 8. Dzukija 6-14 
 9. Nevezis 5-15 
 10. Siauliai 2-18 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
NKL Standings
Places 1-7
 1. Suduva-Mantinga 24-5 
 2. Nafta-Uni. 22-8 
 3. Telsiai 20-9 
 4. Rasai 18-11 
 5. Perlas-MRU 17-11 
 6. Silute 15-14 
 7. Vytis 14-16 
Places 8-14
 1. Zalgiris II 15-14 
 2. Palanga 14-15 
 3. Mazeikiai 11-18 
 4. Delikatesas 11-19 
 5. KTU 11-19 
 6. Ezerunas-Karys 7-23 
 7. Petrochema 6-23 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Last:1/22/2017
RKL Standings
 1. Gargzdu 17-1 
 2. Taurages 14-4 
 3. Olimpas Ukm. 12-5 
 4. Omega-United 12-6 
 5. Olimpas Plunge 11-7 
 6. Vilniaus VKC 10-7 
 7. Kretinga 10-8 
 8. Bangene 9-8 
 9. LSU-Atletas 8-10 
 10. VDU Kauno 7-11 
 11. Akmenes 6-11 
 12. Klaipedos LCC 5-13 
 13. Neptunas-2 5-13 
 14. Birzai 4-13 
 15. Suduva 2 4-14 
 16. Grafu baldai 3-13 
Last:1/10/2017
Lower leagues Standings
KKML-A
 1. Kauno kolegija 4-1 
 2. Sporto Manija 4-1 
 3. UNITED 4-1 
 4. VDU-2 3-2 
 5. BalduSandelis.lt 2-2 
 6. Basement 2-3 
 7. SK Minbra 0-4 
 8. Perkunas-Vytrita 0-5 
SKL
 1. Kelme 7-0 
 2. KA Saule 4-2 
 3. Artiliux NMF 4-3 
 4. Solo-Eurogym 3-3 
 5. Zvalguva 2-5 
 6. A.Sireikos KA 0-7 
SKL-A
 1. VGTU 10-2 
 2. MRU 8-4 
 3. SK Ferimsta 7-4 
 4. Legionas 7-5 
 5. Sadolin 6-5 
 6. Stekas 6-5 
 7. Volfas Engelman 6-5 
 8. LEU-Sviesa 5-6 
 9. Oro navigacija 5-6 
 10. Tegra 4-7 
 11. Zaibas 4-7 
 12. VU 3-7 
 13. Vilniaus kolegija 2-10 
Last:1/10/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 13-5 
 3 Olympiacos 13-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-7 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Darussafaka 10-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-11 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 14 Zalgiris 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/20/2017
Eurocup Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Lokomotiv 3-0 
 2. UCAM Murcia 1-2 
 3. Gran Canaria 1-2 
 4. Fuenlabrada 1-2 
Group F
 1. B.Muenchen 3-0 
 2. Khimky 2-1 
 3. Lietkabelis 1-2 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-3 
Group G
 1. Zenit 2-1 
 2. Hapoel J-M 2-1 
 3. Lietuvos rytas 1-2 
 4. N.Novgorod 1-2 
Group H
 1. Valencia 3-0 
 2. Unicaja 2-1 
 3. ALBA 1-2 
 4. Cedevita 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/19/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/18/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Barons Riga 9-2 
 2 Nevezis 8-3 
 3 Rapla 8-4 
 4 Jurmala 5-6 
 5 Liepaja/Triobet 4-7 
 6 Parnu 3-9 
 7 Barsy Atyrau 2-8 
Group B
 1 P.Zvaigzdes 10-1 
 2 Valmiera 9-2 
 3 Jekabpils 7-4 
 4 BK Ogre 5-6 
 5 TTU 5-6 
 6 Tarvas 3-8 
 7 COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Last:1/22/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 David LOGAN
  Lietuvos.
  (185-G-82)
  Avg: 15.9
 1. Logan, Lietuvos.15.9 
 2. Low, P.Zvaigzdes14.4 
 3. Baron, Neptunas13.7 
 4. Lavrinovic, Lietkabe.13.4 
 5. Sulskis, Juventus13.3 
 6. Olisevicius, P.Zvaigz.13.0 
 7. Diggs, Juventus12.9 
 8. Delininkaiti., Vytau.12.9 
 9. Gailius, Lietuvos.12.3 
 10. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.12.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Drew GORDON
  Lietuvos.
  (205-F-90)
  Avg: 8.8
 1. Gordon, Lietuvos.8.8 
 2. Guscikas, Dzukija8.0 
 3. Kazakauskas, Dzuki.7.8 
 4. Cepukaitis, Juven.6.8 
 5. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.6.4 
 6. Smiljanic, Nevezis6.4 
 7. Kacinas, Neptunas6.3 
 8. Sulskis, Juventus5.6 
 9. Jomantas, Lietuvos.5.6 
 10. Echodas, Siauliai5.4 
Assists Per Game
 Toni PROSTRAN
  Nevezis
  (182-G-91)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Prostran, Nevezis7.5 
 2. Low, P.Zvaigzdes7.4 
 3. Drew II, Neptunas5.7 
 4. Diggs, Juventus5.2 
 5. Sabeckis, Siauliai5.1 
 6. Williams, Lietkabelis4.8 
 7. Janavicius, Lietkabe.4.6 
 8. Hernandez, Dzukija4.4 
 9. Logan, Lietuvos.3.8 
 10. Lekavicius, Zalgiris3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Jermaine LOVE-ROBERTS
  Nevez.
  (188-G-89)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Love-Roberts, Nevez.1.7 
 2. Lukauskis, Lietkabe.1.5 
 3. Low, P.Zvaigzdes1.5 
 4. Diggs, Juventus1.5 
 5. Kazakauskas, Dzuki.1.4 
 6. Lavrinovic, Lietkabe.1.4 
 7. Babrauskas, P.Zvaigz.1.4 
 8. Sabeckis, Siauliai1.4 
 9. Giedraitis, Lietuvos.1.4 
 10. Sulskis, Juventus1.3 
Blocks Per Game
 Arturas GUDAITIS
  Lietuvos.
  (211-C/F-93)
  Avg: 1.4
 1. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.1.4 
 2. Engstrom, Nevezis1.3 
 3. Balashov, P.Zvaigz.1.2 
 4. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.1.2 
 5. Galdikas, Juventus1.1 
 6. Lavrinovic, Lietkabe.1.1 
 7. Cepukaitis, Juven.1.0 
 8. Jucikas, Siauliai0.9 
 9. Skucas, Lietkabelis0.8 
 10. Lima, Zalgiris0.8 
Player of the Week

 Vaidas Cepukaitis
  Juventus
  ( 207-C/F-97-89 )
  

 Ulysses Thomas
  Silute
  ( 190-G-86-92 )
  
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Next Round Schedule

Round 21 (Regular Season)

Lietkabelis Jan.30 Zalgiris 61%
Siauliai Jan.29 Dzukija 69%
P.Zvaigzdes 53% Jan.29 Juventus
Lietuvos ryt 87% Jan.28 Nevezis
Neptunas 52% Jan.28 Vytautas
Next Round Schedule

Round 5 (Second Stage)

Nafta-Uni. 58% Jan.27 Telsiai
KTU Jan.27 Palanga 59%
Zalgiris II 61% Jan.27 Mazeikiai
Silute 52% Jan.27 Perlas-MRU
Petrochema Jan.27 Ezerunas-Kar 57%
Suduva-Manti 74% Jan.27 Rasai
Rasai Jan.25 Silute 55%
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Jan.25 Darussafaka 61%
Brose Bask. Jan.25 Real Madrid 78%
EA7 Armani Jan.25 Olympiacos 78%
Zalgiris Jan.25 CSKA 83%
Galatasaray 68% Jan.24 Maccabi T-A
Baskonia Jan.24 Crvena Zvezd 53%
Panathinaiko 58% Jan.24 FC Barcelona
Unics Jan.24 Fenerbahce 51%
Next Round Schedule

Round 4 (Second Stage)

Group E
Fuenlabrada Jan.25 Lokomotiv 84%
UCAM Murcia Jan.25 Gran Canaria 55%
Group F
Khimky 95% Jan.25 Ratiopharm
Lietkabelis Jan.25 B.Muenchen 86%
Group G
Hapoel J-M 58% Jan.25 Zenit
Lietuvos ryt 71% Jan.25 N.Novgorod
Group H
Cedevita Jan.25 ALBA 87%
Valencia 76% Jan.25 Unicaja
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
Next Round Schedule

Round 15 (Regular Season)

P.Zvaigzdes 56% Jan.25 Valmiera
Jekabpils 62% Jan.25 Tarvas
Jurmala Jan.25 Nevezis 58%
BK Ogre Jan.25 TTU 56%
Barons Riga 88% Jan.25 Barsy Atyrau
Liepaja/Trio Jan.23 Barsy Atyrau 51%
NKL Round 14: Change at the top of the standings - Nov 24, 2012


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with change at the leadership position and favorites losing the games.

NKL round 14 caused change at the leadership position. Fifth defeat of league's leader Mazeikiai (10-5) against seventh ranked Olimpas (9-5) 104-72 was the most important game of the last round. Olimpas made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) orchestrated the victory by scoring 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) contributed with 23 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Olimpas' coach Alidas Zukauskas felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Swingman Vytautas Pikalavicius (196-90) replied with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds for Mazeikiai. Olimpas have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Mazeikiai at the other side dropped to the second position with five games lost. They share it with Meresta. They were replaced at the leadership position by Dzukija. Mazeikiai will play next round against Perlas-MRU trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Olimpas will try to continue on its current victory against fifteenth ranked Radviliskis on the road.
The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Dzukija as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Dzukija smashed 13th ranked Delikatesas in Alytus 101-82. American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) had a triple-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the charge for the winners and Giedrius Kurtinaitis chipped in 26 points during the contest. Swingman Laimonas Lukosevicius (197-86) responded with 24 points. Dzukija (11-3) have an impressive six-game winning streak. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Delikatesas lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with nine games lost. Delikatesas will play next round against Silute trying to get back on the winning streak. Dzukija will try to continue on its current victory against ninth ranked S.Marciulionio at Vilnius.
Very important is a road loss of second ranked Meresta (10-5) against eleventh ranked Perlas-MRU (7-7) on Saturday night. Visiting Meresta was defeated by Perlas-MRU in a tough game in Vilnius 81-90. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Meresta. Zydrunas Kelys notched 19 points and 8 assists to lead the effort. Even 19 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists by Tomas Gaidamavicius did not help to save the game for Meresta. Perlas-MRU moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Triobet. Loser Meresta keeps the second position with five games lost. They share it with Mazeikiai. Perlas-MRU will meet league's second-placed Mazeikiai on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Meresta will play against Triobet in Jonava and hope to secure a win.
Bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena managed to get a second victory, breaking the six-game losing streak. This time they edged tenth-ranked Triobet 77-74. The best player for the winners was Donatas Tarolis who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 13 rebounds. Gargzdai-Bremena maintains eighteenth position with 2-12 record. Triobet at the other side keeps the tenth place with seven games lost. Gargzdai-Bremena's next round opponent will be higher ranked Suduva-Mantinga (#4) in Marijampole and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Nafta Universitetas (4-10) and Birstono (4-11), which took place in . 14th ranked Nafta Universitetas lost to seventeenth ranked Birstono in a road game 80-88 on Saturday. Paulius Kleiza orchestrated the victory by scoring 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Birstono maintains seventeenth position with 4-11 record. Loser Nafta Universitetas keeps the fourteenth place with ten games lost. Birstono will have a break next round.

There were no big surprises in other games of round 14: Radviliskis was beaten by Statyba on the road 80-71. Silute was destroyed by Ezerunas-Karys on its own court 59-81. S.Marciulionio unfortunately lost to Zalgiris-Sabonio in Kaunas 73-84. Zanavykas managed to beat Suduva-Mantinga at home 90-83.


Statyba - Radviliskis 80-71

No shocking result in a game when fifth ranked Statyba (10-4) beat 16th ranked Radviliskis (3-11) in Vilnius 80-71 on Saturday. The hosts started the game with a very strong first quarter 23-14. But Radviliskis won second period 24-23. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Forward Darius Tarvydas (200-91) orchestrated the victory by scoring 23 points and 6 rebounds. point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) contributed with 19 points and 5 assists for the winners. Forward Vaidas Trepocka (200-80, agency: Court Side) replied with 20 points (on 10-of-11 shooting from the field) and point guard Laimonas Kutra (185-88) added 9 points and 7 assists in the effort for Radviliskis. Despite that victory Statyba went down to eighth position due to points difference. Loser Radviliskis dropped to the fifteenth place with 11 games lost. Statyba will face higher ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (#6) in Kaunas in the next round and it may be quite challenging game. Radviliskis will play against Olimpas (#7).
Top scorers:
Statyba: D.Tarvydas 23+6reb+2ast, O.Varanauskas 19+2reb+5ast, K.Jonuska 13+1reb+3ast, K.Brusokas 9+9reb, V.Luksa 8+4reb+4ast, G.Marciukaitis 6+2reb+1ast
Radviliskis: V.Trepocka 20+3reb, L.Pipiras 14+2reb+3ast, A.Montrimavicius 10+4reb+2ast, D.Bickauskis 9+2reb+1ast, L.Kutra 9+3reb+7ast, J.Jurgo 4+4reb+2ast
gschID: 201264


Birstono - Nafta Universitetas 88-80

Worth to mention about the upset in a game between Nafta Universitetas (4-10) and Birstono (4-11), which took place in . 14th ranked Nafta Universitetas lost to seventeenth ranked Birstono in a road game 80-88 on Saturday. Paulius Kleiza (195-88) orchestrated the victory by scoring 16 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. point guard Audrius Ramonaitis (180-92) contributed with 17 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists for the winners. Forward Dainius Zvinklys (202-90) replied with 18 points and 8 rebounds and forward Viktoras Chodosovskis (200-89) added 20 points in the effort for Nafta Universitetas. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Birstono maintains seventeenth position with 4-11 record. Loser Nafta Universitetas keeps the fourteenth place with ten games lost. Birstono will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Birstono: A.Ramonaitis 17+5reb+4ast, P.Kleiza 16+5reb+5ast, S.Raupys 15+7reb+2ast, P.Petrilevicius 14+6reb+2ast, D.Sabeckis 9+2reb+2ast, M.Lukminas 9+1reb+1ast
Nafta Universitetas: V.Chodosovskis 20+3reb, D.Zvinklys 18+8reb+2ast, D.Norkus 12+5reb+1ast, D.Anuzis 10+5reb+7ast, T.Mazelis 9+1reb+2ast, H.Venskus 8+4reb+2ast
gschID: 201263


Silute - Ezerunas-Karys 59-81

Rather expected game when 15th ranked Silute (4-10) was smashed at home by twelfth ranked Ezerunas-Karys (7-9) 81-59 on Saturday. The game was mostly controlled by Ezerunas-Karys. Silute was better in third quarter 15-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Ezerunas-Karys shot the lights out from three sinking 13 long-distance shots on high 52.0 percentage. Swingman Dainius Navickas (195-78) orchestrated the victory by scoring 18 points and 5 rebounds. Guard Marius Kugauda (191-76) contributed with 15 points for the winners. Four Ezerunas-Karys players scored in double figures. Guard Evaldas Saulys (193-93) replied with 13 points and 7 rebounds and American point guard Dustin Heiman (180-86, college: Abil.Christian) added 13 points in the effort for Silute. The winner was already known earlier in the game, so both coaches allowed to play the bench players saving starting five for next games. Ezerunas-Karys maintains twelfth position with 7-9 record. Loser Silute dropped to the fourteenth place with ten games lost. Ezerunas-Karys will have a break next round. Silute will play on the road against Delikatesas (#13) in Joniskis and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Ezerunas-Karys: D.Navickas 18+5reb, M.Kugauda 15+2reb+3ast, E.Narusis 13+3reb+2ast, J.Narusis 12+2reb+2ast, R.Ambrulaitis 9+3reb, M.Janisius 6+7reb+4ast
Silute: D.Heiman 13+1reb+2ast, E.Saulys 13+7reb+1ast, A.Kaubrys 9+5reb+1ast, E.Molosciakas 6+2reb+1ast, V.Pancerevas 6+6reb+3ast, M.Kasiulevicius 6+1reb
gschID: 201270


Zalgiris-Sabonio - S.Marciulionio 84-73

Everything could happen in Kaunas at the game between two tied teams. Both sixth ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio and 8th ranked S.Marciulionio had identical 8-5 record. This time Zalgiris-Sabonio used a home court advantage and won against the opponent from Vilnius 84-73 on Saturday night. Zalgiris-Sabonio looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Swingman Paulius Sorokas (197-92) orchestrated the victory by scoring 20 points, 8 rebounds, 6 assists and 4 steals. Center Arturas Gudaitis (208-93) contributed with a double-double by scoring 16 points and 15 rebounds for the winners. Zalgiris-Sabonio's coach Tomas Masiulis used an eleven-player rotation and allowed the starting five to rest. Power forward Giedrius Staniulis (205-91) replied with 22 points and 5 rebounds and guard Marius Pociukonis (190-82) added 15 points in the effort for S.Marciulionio. Zalgiris-Sabonio (9-5) moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser S.Marciulionio dropped to the ninth position with six games lost. Zalgiris-Sabonio will face Statyba (#8) in Vilnius in the next round. S.Marciulionio will play at home against the league's leader Dzukija in Alytus.
Top scorers:
Zalgiris-Sabonio: P.Sorokas 20+8reb+6ast, A.Gudaitis 16+15reb, T.Dimsa 13+1reb+2ast, M.Grigonis 9+1reb+2ast, V.Kariniauskas 7+1reb+4ast, J.Tamulis 7+2reb
S.Marciulionio: G.Staniulis 22+5reb, M.Pociukonis 15+4reb+2ast, D.Krestinin 9+5reb+1ast, T.Rakauskas 7+6ast, A.Gydra 6+3reb, E.Zinevicius 6+9reb+1ast
gschID: 201265


Perlas-MRU - Meresta 90-81

Very important is a road loss of second ranked Meresta (10-5) against eleventh ranked Perlas-MRU (7-7) on Saturday night. Visiting Meresta was defeated by Perlas-MRU in a tough game in Vilnius 81-90. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Meresta. The hosts trailed by 5 points at the halftime before their 46-32 charge in the second half, which allowed them to win the game. Perlas-MRU looked well-organized offensively handing out 21 assists. Point guard Zydrunas Kelys (188-87) notched 19 points and 8 assists to lead the effort and power forward Mantas Virbalas (203-88) supported him with 12 points, 12 rebounds and 4 assists. Five Perlas-MRU players scored in double figures. Even 19 points, 8 rebounds and 7 assists by guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) did not help to save the game for Meresta. Guard Liudas Radavicius (188-88) added 25 points for the guests. Perlas-MRU moved-up to tenth place, which they share with Triobet. Loser Meresta keeps the second position with five games lost. They share it with Mazeikiai. Perlas-MRU will meet league's second-placed Mazeikiai on the road in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Meresta will play against Triobet in Jonava and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Perlas-MRU: Z.Kelys 19+1reb+8ast, Z.Stankus 16+6reb+1ast, D.Domarkas 15+3reb+2ast, M.Virbalas 12+12reb+4ast, J.Elvikis 11+5reb+2ast, E.Pundzius 11+5reb+2ast
Meresta: L.Radavicius 25+1reb+3ast, T.Gaidamavicius 19+8reb+7ast, I.Vaitkus 12+7reb+1ast, A.Gurklys 7+6reb, A.Povilaitis 7+4reb, B.Bagdonavicius 7+9reb+1ast
gschID: 201271


Gargzdai - Triobet 77-74

Bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena managed to get a second victory, breaking the six-game losing streak. This time they edged tenth-ranked Triobet 77-74. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 20-17. But Triobet won second period 18-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The best player for the winners was forward Donatas Tarolis (201-94) who had a double-double by scoring 25 points and 13 rebounds. Guard Mantas Martinkus (186-91) chipped in 17 points, 5 rebounds and 6 assists. Four Gargzdai-Bremena players scored in double figures. Forward Henrikas Vorotnikovas (203-90) produced 22 points and 6 rebounds (on 9-of-11 shooting from the field) and forward Martynas Linkevicius (197-85) added 11 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists respectively for the guests. Gargzdai-Bremena maintains eighteenth position with 2-12 record. Triobet at the other side keeps the tenth place with seven games lost. Gargzdai-Bremena's next round opponent will be higher ranked Suduva-Mantinga (#4) in Marijampole and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
Gargzdai: D.Tarolis 25+13reb, M.Martinkus 17+5reb+6ast, D.Matutis 13+1reb+5ast, R.Jonelis 12+4reb+3ast, M.Grigaitis 8+5reb+5ast, L.Jonuska 2+2reb+1ast
Triobet: H.Vorotnikovas 22+6reb+1ast, M.Linkevicius 11+11reb+5ast, A.Lencevicius 9+2reb+3ast, T.Milinskas 9+5reb+1ast, V.Kruzikas 6+1reb+2ast, A.Urbonas 5+4reb+4ast
gschID: 201269


Dzukija - Delikatesas 101-82

The game had a very big importance for third-ranked Dzukija as it allowed them to take a leadership position. Dzukija smashed 13th ranked Delikatesas in Alytus 101-82. The game was mostly controlled by Dzukija. Delikatesas was better in fourth quarter 21-17. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They made 19-of-21 charity shots (90.5 percent) during the game. Dzukija outrebounded Delikatesas 42-27 including 27 on the defensive glass. Their players were unselfish on offense dishing 23 assists. American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) had a triple-double by scoring 14 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists to lead the charge for the winners and guard Giedrius Kurtinaitis (193-86) chipped in 26 points during the contest. Swingman Laimonas Lukosevicius (197-86) responded with 24 points and guard Aivaras Kvedaravicius (184-88) scored 14 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists. Five Dzukija and four Delikatesas players scored in double figures. Dzukija (11-3) have an impressive six-game winning streak. As mentioned above they took over a top position. Delikatesas lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth place with nine games lost. Delikatesas will play next round against Silute trying to get back on the winning streak. Dzukija will try to continue on its current victory against ninth ranked S.Marciulionio at Vilnius.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: G.Kurtinaitis 26+3reb+3ast, T.Skripkauskas 21+5reb+2ast, M.Reminas 19+3reb+2ast, B.Harrison 14+10reb+11ast, P.Sakinis 11+5reb+1ast, C.Trybanski 10+13reb+2ast
Delikatesas: L.Lukosevicius 24+4reb, A.Kvedaravicius 14+8reb+6ast, I.Lianzbergas 14+5reb+1ast, M.Pukinskas 11+4reb+4ast, E.Vaupsas 7+1reb+1ast, P.Klemas 7+3reb+4ast
gschID: 201267


Olimpas - Mazeikiai 104-72

NKL round 14 caused change at the leadership position. Fifth defeat of league's leader Mazeikiai (10-5) against seventh ranked Olimpas (9-5) 104-72 was the most important game of the last round. Olimpas made 17-of-21 free shots (81.0 percent) during the game. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists. Forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) orchestrated the victory by scoring 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists. Forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) contributed with 23 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Olimpas' coach Alidas Zukauskas felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Swingman Vytautas Pikalavicius (196-90) replied with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 10 rebounds and guard Andrius Mikutis (193-88, college: John Brown) added 14 points in the effort for Mazeikiai. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Olimpas have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Mazeikiai at the other side dropped to the second position with five games lost. They share it with Meresta. They were replaced at the leadership position by Dzukija. Mazeikiai will play next round against Perlas-MRU trying to make it back to the top of the standings. Olimpas will try to continue on its current victory against fifteenth ranked Radviliskis on the road.
Top scorers:
Olimpas: A.Maneikis 25+9reb+5ast, J.Kazakauskas 23+7reb, I.Razutis 16+3reb+2ast, O.Kaminskas 12+5reb+3ast, M.Norvaisas 10+2reb, R.Venskus 8+2reb+3ast
Mazeikiai: A.Kojenets 14+3reb, A.Mikutis 14+3reb+2ast, O.Macernis 13+4reb, V.Pikalavicius 12+10reb+2ast, R.Giedraitis 8+1reb, A.Mazutis 6+1reb+5ast
gschID: 201268


Zanavykas - Suduva-Mantinga 90-83

There was a minor upset when one of their biggest challengers Suduva-Mantinga (9-5) lost on the road to ninth ranked Zanavykas (9-5) 90-83 on Saturday. Zanavykas forced 20 Suduva-Mantinga turnovers. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 22 assists. Suduva-Mantinga was plagued by 28 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Swingman Paulius Parachomikas (196-82) contributed with 16 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Four Zanavykas players scored in double figures. Guard Zilvinas Kuklierius (180-85) replied with 19 points and 6 assists and center Mindaugas Kalvelis (205-80) added 9 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists in the effort for Suduva-Mantinga. Suduva-Mantinga's coach Gintautas Zibuda rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. Zanavykas moved-up to fourth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Suduva-Mantinga. Zanavykas will face Nafta Universitetas (#14) in Klaipeda in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Suduva-Mantinga will play at home against Gargzdai-Bremena (#18).
Top scorers:
Zanavykas: P.Parachomikas 16+5reb+3ast, E.Stanionis 14+7reb+4ast, M.Uzupis 14+6reb+1ast, V.Sumskis 13+3reb+2ast, V.Vaiksnis 9+5reb+3ast, R.Ostreika 7+3reb
Suduva-Mantinga: A.Zibuda 19+3reb+1ast, Z.Kuklierius 19+2reb+6ast, A.Mineikis 11+7reb+1ast, A.Krivonis 9+5reb, M.Kalvelis 9+11reb+5ast, A.Cizikas 8+2reb+2ast
gschID: 201266


  




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