Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
Lithuania Internationally
Authors:
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover Lithuanian basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
LKL Standings
 1. Zalgiris 33-3 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 26-10 
 3. Lietkabelis 25-11 
 4. Neptunas 21-15 
 5. Juventus 19-17 
 6. Vytautas 18-18 
 7. P.Zvaigzdes 15-21 
 8. Dzukija 10-26 
 9. Nevezis 7-29 
 10. Siauliai 6-30 
Last:4/30/2017
NKL Standings
Places 1-7
 1. Suduva-Mantinga 30-8 
 2. Nafta-Uni. 25-13 
 3. Telsiai 23-15 
 4. Rasai 23-15 
 5. Perlas-MRU 21-17 
 6. Vytis 20-18 
 7. Silute 19-19 
Places 8-14
 1. Zalgiris II 23-15 
 2. Palanga 19-19 
 3. Mazeikiai 15-23 
 4. Delikatesas 15-23 
 5. KTU 13-25 
 6. Ezerunas-Karys 12-26 
 7. Petrochema 8-30 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/26/2017
RKL Standings
 1. Gargzdu 26-4 
 2. Taurages 23-7 
 3. Olimpas Ukm. 20-10 
 4. Omega-United 19-11 
 5. Olimpas Plunge 19-11 
 6. Vilniaus VKC 19-11 
 7. Klaipedos LCC 19-11 
 8. LSU-Atletas 15-15 
 9. Kretinga 14-16 
 10. Bangene 13-17 
 11. VDU Kauno 13-17 
 12. Akmenes 11-19 
 13. Grafu baldai 8-22 
 14. Suduva 2 8-22 
 15. Birzai 7-23 
 16. Neptunas-2 6-24 
Last:3/17/2017
Lower leagues Standings
KKML-A
 1. Sporto Manija 13-1 
 2. Kauno kolegija 12-2 
 3. UNITED 9-5 
 4. VDU-2 7-7 
 5. Basement 6-8 
 6. BalduSandelis.lt 4-10 
 7. SK Minbra 4-10 
 8. Perkunas-Vytrita 1-13 
SKL
 1. Kelme 13-2 
 2. Artiliux NMF 10-5 
 3. KA Saule 9-6 
 4. Solo-Eurogym 7-8 
 5. Zvalguva 6-9 
 6. A.Sireikos KA 0-15 
SKL-A
 1. SK Ferimsta 18-6 
 2. Tegra 16-8 
 3. VGTU 16-8 
 4. Oro navigacija 14-9 
 5. MRU 14-10 
 6. LEU-Sviesa 12-12 
 7. Sadolin 12-12 
 8. Stekas 12-12 
 9. Legionas 10-13 
 10. Volfas Engelman 10-14 
 11. VU 9-13 
 12. Zaibas 8-14 
 13. Vilniaus kolegija 2-22 
Last:4/16/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1. Barons Riga 10-2 
 2. Nevezis 8-4 
 3. Rapla 8-4 
 4. Jurmala 6-6 
 5. Liepaja/Triobet 5-7 
 6. Parnu 3-9 
 7. Barsy Atyrau 2-10 
Group B
 1. P.Zvaigzdes 11-1 
 2. Valmiera 9-3 
 3. Jekabpils 8-4 
 4. BK Ogre 6-6 
 5. TTU 5-7 
 6. Tarvas 3-9 
 7. COR-Borisfen 0-12 
Group Q
 1. Kalev/Cramo 0-0 
 2. Tartu Ulikool 0-0 
 3. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 4. Vytautas 0-0 
Last:3/2/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 David LOGAN
  Lietuvos.
  (185-G-82)
  Avg: 15.6
 1. Logan, Lietuvos.15.6 
 2. Baron, Lietuvos.14.0 
 3. Delininkaiti., Vytau.13.8 
 4. Diggs, Juventus13.2 
 5. Lavrinovic, Lietkabe.12.9 
 6. Low, P.Zvaigzdes12.7 
 7. Sulskis, Juventus12.6 
 8. Olisevicius, P.Zvaigz.12.5 
 9. Cepukaitis, Juven.12.3 
Rebounds Per Game
 Julius KAZAKAUSKAS
  Dzuki.
  (197-F-90)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Kazakauskas, Dzuki.7.8 
 2. Guscikas, Dzukija7.7 
 3. Gordon, Lietuvos.7.1 
 4. Cepukaitis, Juven.6.7 
 5. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.6.6 
 6. Smiljanic, Nevezis5.9 
 7. Echodas, Siauliai5.9 
 8. Grant, Neptunas5.6 
 9. Lekunas, Siauliai5.4 
 10. Jankunas, Zalgiris5.3 
Assists Per Game
 Toni PROSTRAN
  Nevezis
  (182-G-91)
  Avg: 7
 1. Prostran, Nevezis7.0 
 2. Low, P.Zvaigzdes6.1 
 3. Sabeckis, Siauliai5.9 
 4. Drew II, Neptunas5.6 
 5. Diggs, Juventus5.2 
 6. Williams, Lietkabelis4.3 
 7. Hernandez, Dzukija4.2 
 8. Pangos, Zalgiris3.9 
 9. Westermann, Zalgiris3.9 
 10. Fisher, Lietuvos.3.8 
Steals Per Game
 Donatas SABECKIS
  Siauliai
  (197-F-92)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Sabeckis, Siauliai1.7 
 2. Lukauskis, Lietkabe.1.6 
 3. Lipkevicius, Vytautas1.5 
 4. Giedraitis, Lietuvos.1.5 
 5. Diggs, Juventus1.5 
 6. Love-Roberts, Nevez.1.5 
 7. Lofton, Neptunas1.4 
 8. Williams, Lietkabelis1.4 
 9. Low, P.Zvaigzdes1.4 
 10. Delininkaiti., Vytau.1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Ovidijus GALDIKAS
  Juventus
  (217-C-88)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Galdikas, Juventus1.2 
 2. Agafonov, P.Zvaigz.1.2 
 3. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.1.2 
 4. Balashov, P.Zvaigz.1.0 
 5. Cepukaitis, Juven.0.9 
 6. Lima, Zalgiris0.9 
 7. Kulvietis, Vytautas0.8 
 8. Guscikas, Dzukija0.8 
 9. Lavrinovic, Lietkabe.0.8 
 10. Gordon, Lietuvos.0.7 
Player of the Week

 Martynas Echodas
  Siauliai
  ( 204-C/F-97 )
  

 Aurelijus Pukelis
  Silute
  ( 205-C-94 )
  

Lithuanian Basketball (Men)

First Round Schedule
Khimki 56% Oct.13 Valencia
Zalgiris 57% Oct.13 Crvena Zvezd
FC Barcelona 56% Oct.13 Panathinaiko
Anadolu Efes 54% Oct.12 Real Madrid
CSKA 54% Oct.12 EA7 Armani
Brose Bask. 58% Oct.12 Maccabi T-A
Olympiacos 58% Oct.12 Baskonia
Unicaja 58% Oct.12 Fenerbahce
Check Full Games/Schedule
First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
Check Full Games/Schedule
NKL Round 21: Dzukija defeats Delikatesas in the closest game of the week - Dec 22, 2012


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

Eleventh-ranked Delikatesas (9-12) gave a tough game to second ranked Dzukija (16-5) in Joniskis on Friday. The visitors from Alytus managed to secure only two-point victory 73-71. However their fans expected much easier game. Delikatesas trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 32-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-73 at the end of the game. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 16 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners and American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was swingman Mantas Pukinskas (198-89) with 17 points and 9 rebounds. Dzukija have an impressive series of five victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 16-5 record behind leader Mazeikiai. Delikatesas at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. They share it with Perlas-MRU. Dzukija are looking forward to face Suduva-Mantinga (#3) in Marijampole in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Delikatesas will play on the road against Olimpas (#4) in Plunge and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Important game to mention about took place in Marijampole. Fourth ranked Suduva-Mantinga (15-6) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Zanavykas (14-7) 82-79 in the game for the third place. Forward Marius Valukonis (198-88) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and Zilvinas Kuklierius accounted for 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) came up with 35 points (!!!), 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals for Zanavykas in the defeat. Zanavykas' coach Giedrius Zibenas tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Suduva-Mantinga. They moved-up to third place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Olimpas. Suduva-Mantinga will play against league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Zanavykas will play at home against Radviliskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game between Top Four teams took place in Mazeikiai. First ranked host Mazeikiai (17-4) defeated 3rd placed Olimpas (14-7) 73-68. The best player for the winners was Osvaldas Macernis who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. At the other side the best for losing team was Audrius Maneikis who recorded 18 points. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 17-4 record. Newly promoted Olimpas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zanavykas. Mazeikiai will meet bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play against Delikatesas (#11) in Joniskis and hope to secure a win.
A very interesting game took place in Radviliskis. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked Statyba (13-8) to sixteenth ranked Radviliskis (6-14) 73-71 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. It was a good game for Darius Gricius who led his team to a victory with 19 points. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to fifteenth place. Statyba at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Zanavykas (#5) in Sakiai and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Important game to mention about took place in Moletai. Seventeenth ranked Silute (6-15) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Ezerunas-Karys (8-13) 84-82 on Friday evening. Gytis Pakalniskis stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 18 rebounds for the winners. Silute moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Ezerunas-Karys keeps the thirteenth position with 13 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Triobet (#7) in Jonava in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 21: Zalgiris-Sabonio lost to S.Marciulionio on the opponent's court 76-82. Nafta Universitetas was outscored by Birstono in a home game 59-85. Bottom-ranked Gargzdai recorded a loss to Triobet on the road 68-55. Meresta defeated Perlas-MRU on its own court 86-81.


Suduva-Mantinga - Zanavykas 82-79

Important game to mention about took place in Marijampole. Fourth ranked Suduva-Mantinga (15-6) saved a 3-point victory at home edging 3rd placed Zanavykas (14-7) 82-79 in the game for the third place. Suduva-Mantinga made 22-of-24 charity shots (91.7 percent) during the game. Suduva-Mantinga outrebounded Zanavykas 41-30 including 26 on the defensive glass. Zanavykas was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Marius Valukonis (198-88) nailed a double-double by scoring 25 points and 11 rebounds for the winning side and guard Zilvinas Kuklierius (180-85) accounted for 14 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (went 8 for 8 at the free throw line). Guard Edgaras Stanionis (193-88) came up with 35 points (!!!), 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals and center Vilius Sumskis (213-84, agency: Interperformances) added 21 points and 9 rebounds (on 9-of-10 shooting from the field) respectively for Zanavykas in the defeat. Zanavykas' coach Giedrius Zibenas tried various players' combinations and tested in total eleven players in this game, but that didn't help. The victory was the fifth consecutive win for Suduva-Mantinga. They moved-up to third place. Newly promoted Zanavykas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Olimpas. Suduva-Mantinga will play against league's second-placed Dzukija in Alytus in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Zanavykas will play at home against Radviliskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Suduva-Mantinga: M.Valukonis 25+11reb+3ast, A.Mineikis 15+8reb+1ast, Z.Kuklierius 14+6reb+6ast, A.Cizikas 8+1reb, P.Knyza 8+3reb+1ast, K.Pupinis 6+5reb
Zanavykas: E.Stanionis 35+6reb+4ast, V.Sumskis 21+9reb, A.Pelss 7+2reb+3ast, R.Ostreika 5+3reb+1ast, V.Vaiksnis 4+3reb+1ast, R.Simanavicius 4+1reb+3ast
gschID: 201332


S.Marciulionio - Zalgiris-Sabonio 82-76

There was a minor upset in Vilnius where 8th ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (11-10) was defeated by tenth ranked S.Marciulionio (11-10) 82-76 on Friday. S.Marciulionio made 23-of-28 free shots (82.1 percent) during the game. They also forced 20 Zalgiris-Sabonio turnovers. Zalgiris-Sabonio was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Janas Jurgo (200-83) stepped up and scored 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winners and guard Tomas Rakauskas (183-81) chipped in 14 points and 5 rebounds. S.Marciulionio's coach Gintaras Kruckauskas used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was center Arturas Gudaitis (208-93) with 15 points and 8 rebounds and swingman Paulius Sorokas (197-92) scored 15 points and 7 rebounds. Four Zalgiris-Sabonio players scored in double figures. S.Marciulionio moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Meresta and Zalgiris-Sabonio. S.Marciulionio's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will travel locally in Vilnius to the arena Statyba.
Top scorers:
S.Marciulionio: J.Jurgo 15+7reb+1ast, T.Rakauskas 14+5reb+3ast, E.Baniulis 11+5reb, M.Pociukonis 9+3reb+1ast, O.Olisevicius 9+2reb+1ast, A.Gydra 8+2reb
Zalgiris-Sabonio: M.Grigonis 15+3reb+4ast, A.Gudaitis 15+8reb+2ast, P.Sorokas 15+7reb+3ast, E.Serkevicius 11+2reb+2ast, T.Dimsa 10+3reb, L.Lekavicius 8+2reb+4ast
gschID: 201330


Radviliskis - Statyba 73-71

A very interesting game took place in Radviliskis. It ended with only two-point defeat on the road of higher ranked Statyba (13-8) to sixteenth ranked Radviliskis (6-14) 73-71 on Friday evening. It was quite big embarassment for the guest team. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning the initial quarter 24-19. But Statyba won second period 19-17. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 24 personal fouls committed by Statyba helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. It was a good game for guard Darius Gricius (195-86) who led his team to a victory with 19 points. Forward Vaidas Trepocka (200-80, agency: Court Side) contributed with 12 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners. Five Radviliskis players scored in double figures. point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) answered with 15 points and 7 assists and guard Martynas Paliukenas (195-93) added 13 points in the effort for Statyba. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina let to play ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Radviliskis moved-up to fifteenth place. Statyba at the other side keeps the sixth position with eight games lost. Radviliskis' next round opponent will be higher ranked Zanavykas (#5) in Sakiai and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Radviliskis: D.Gricius 19+4reb+1ast, L.Pipiras 12+4reb+1ast, V.Trepocka 12+5reb+5ast, R.Rauktys 11+3reb+1ast, A.Montrimavicius 10+5reb+2ast, E.Kaupaitis 6+3reb+3ast
Statyba: O.Varanauskas 15+2reb+7ast, M.Paliukenas 13+4reb+3ast, V.Luksa 12+5reb, T.Rinkunas 8+3reb+2ast, G.Marciukaitis 7+2reb, D.Tarvydas 7+6reb+3ast
gschID: 201331


Nafta Universitetas - Birstono 59-85

Rather predictable result in Klaipeda where fourteenth ranked Birstono (8-13) smashed 16th ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-16) 85-59 on Friday. The guests trailed by 5 points after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 85-59. Birstono forced 25 Nafta Universitetas turnovers. Simas Raupys (195-94) stepped up and scored 16 points and 5 rebounds for the winners and point guard Audrius Ramonaitis (180-92) chipped in 16 points. Four Birstono players scored in double figures. Birstono's coach Marius Kiltinavicius felt very confident that he used 10 players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. The best for the losing side was forward Donatas Norkus (196-90) with 16 points and point guard Deividas Anuzis (181-92) scored 11 points and 5 assists. Birstono moved-up to thirteenth place, which they share with Ezerunas-Karys. Loser Nafta Universitetas dropped to the seventeenth position with 16 games lost. Birstono will face higher ranked Meresta (#8) in Pakruojis in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nafta Universitetas will play on the road against Zalgiris-Sabonio (#10) in Kaunas.
Top scorers:
Birstono: P.Kleiza 18+1reb, A.Ramonaitis 16+3reb+2ast, S.Raupys 16+5reb+3ast, K.Kokoska 11+3reb, Z.Krupskis 6+4reb, D.Sabeckis 6+5reb+2ast
Nafta Universitetas: D.Norkus 16+2reb+2ast, D.Anuzis 11+3reb+5ast, K.Timofejevas 10+5reb, D.Zvinklys 6+6reb+2ast, V.Chodosovskis 5+5reb, T.Mazelis 4+5reb
gschID: 201329


Delikatesas - Dzukija 71-73

Eleventh-ranked Delikatesas (9-12) gave a tough game to second ranked Dzukija (16-5) in Joniskis on Friday. The visitors from Alytus managed to secure only two-point victory 73-71. However their fans expected much easier game. Delikatesas trailed by 18 points after 3 quarters before a 32-16 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 71-73 at the end of the game. Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 16 rebounds (on 6-of-7 shooting from the field) for the winners and American guard Bryan Harrison (188-84, college: Georgia Coll., agency: Global Sports Plaza) chipped in 17 points and 6 assists. The best for the losing side was swingman Mantas Pukinskas (198-89) with 17 points and 9 rebounds and guard Aivaras Kvedaravicius (184-88) scored 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Dzukija have an impressive series of five victories in a row. Newly promoted Dzukija maintains second place with 16-5 record behind leader Mazeikiai. Delikatesas at the other side keeps the eleventh position with 12 games lost. They share it with Perlas-MRU. Dzukija are looking forward to face Suduva-Mantinga (#3) in Marijampole in the next round, which may be the game of the day. Delikatesas will play on the road against Olimpas (#4) in Plunge and is hoping to prove to their supporters that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Dzukija: B.Harrison 17+4reb+6ast, M.Reminas 14+3reb+1ast, C.Trybanski 12+16reb, T.Skripkauskas 10+2reb+1ast, L.Brazdauskis 9+5reb+1ast, G.Kurtinaitis 6+2reb
Delikatesas: M.Pukinskas 17+9reb+2ast, A.Kvedaravicius 15+7reb+4ast, P.Klemas 12+3reb+1ast, D.Girdvila 10+2reb, Z.Petraitis 9+4reb+2ast, L.Lukosevicius 3+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201328


Mazeikiai - Olimpas 73-68

The game between Top Four teams took place in Mazeikiai. First ranked host Mazeikiai (17-4) defeated 3rd placed Olimpas (14-7) 73-68. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 20-14 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Mazeikiai forced 22 Olimpas turnovers. The best player for the winners was forward Osvaldas Macernis (196-82) who scored 18 points and 9 rebounds. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) chipped in 16 points and 5 rebounds. Four Mazeikiai players scored in double figures. At the other side the best for losing team was forward Audrius Maneikis (203-84, college: Motlow St. CC) who recorded 18 points and forward Julius Kazakauskas (197-90) added 8 points and 11 rebounds respectively. The victory was the seventh consecutive win for Mazeikiai. They maintain first place with 17-4 record. Newly promoted Olimpas dropped to the fourth position with seven games lost. They share it with Zanavykas. Mazeikiai will meet bottom-ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (#18) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Olimpas will play against Delikatesas (#11) in Joniskis and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Mazeikiai: O.Macernis 18+9reb+2ast, R.Giedraitis 16+5reb, A.Mikutis 12+6reb+1ast, V.Pikalavicius 11+8reb+2ast, M.Sidlauskas 7+3reb+4ast, A.Kojenets 5+1reb
Olimpas: A.Maneikis 18+4reb+2ast, I.Razutis 12+3reb+4ast, M.Kazonas 10+7reb, R.Venskus 9+2reb, J.Kazakauskas 8+11reb+1ast, T.Domarkas 6+2reb+3ast
gschID: 201327


Triobet - Gargzdai 68-55

Not a big story in a game in Jonava where 18th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (3-18) was defeated by seventh ranked Triobet (13-8) 68-55 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after three quarters before their 22-8 charge, which allowed them to win the game. Triobet dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Gargzdai-Bremena's 26. Forward Tomas Milinskas (202-90) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds for the winners and forward Henrikas Vorotnikovas (203-90) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds. The best for the losing side was forward Marius Grigaitis (196-91) with 11 points and 8 rebounds and forward Rytis Zabita (199-94) scored 6 points and 9 rebounds. Triobet moved-up to sixth place, which they share with Statyba. Gargzdai-Bremena lost their fourth game in a row. They stay at the bottom position with 18 games lost. Triobet will face Silute (#16) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Gargzdai-Bremena will play against the league's leader Mazeikiai.
Top scorers:
Triobet: T.Milinskas 19+11reb+1ast, H.Vorotnikovas 16+7reb+1ast, T.Sebeziovas 12+2reb+2ast, A.Urbonas 7+4reb+10ast, M.Linkevicius 6+10reb+3ast, V.Kruzikas 6+3reb+1ast
Gargzdai: M.Martinkus 14+2reb, G.Sakalas 11+1reb+1ast, M.Grigaitis 11+8reb+3ast, R.Zabita 6+9reb+3ast, R.Jonelis 5+7reb+4ast, L.Lucinskas 4+7reb+1ast
gschID: 201326


Ezerunas-Karys - Silute 82-84

Important game to mention about took place in Moletai. Seventeenth ranked Silute (6-15) saved a 2-point victory on the road edging higher ranked Ezerunas-Karys (8-13) 84-82 on Friday evening. Ezerunas-Karys was trailing by 1 point at halftime but managed to get 2-point lead after three quarters before a 26-22 charge of Silute, which allowed them to win the game. They made 19-of-23 free shots (82.6 percent) during the game. Power forward Gytis Pakalniskis (205-89) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 19 points and 18 rebounds for the winners and swingman Marius Kasiulevicius (198-82, college: Trinity Valley JC) chipped in 20 points. The best for the losing side was forward Raimundas Ambrulaitis (199-82) with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 11 rebounds and guard Karolis Alekna (183-91) scored 18 points and 5 assists. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Silute moved-up to sixteenth place. Loser Ezerunas-Karys keeps the thirteenth position with 13 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Triobet (#7) in Jonava in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Silute: M.Kasiulevicius 20+4reb+2ast, G.Pakalniskis 19+18reb+1ast, E.Molosciakas 17+2reb+4ast, D.Heiman 11+1reb+1ast, D.Lavonne Brents 10+4reb+2ast, N.Anglickis 7+7reb+1ast
Ezerunas-Karys: K.Alekna 18+2reb+5ast, R.Ambrulaitis 18+11reb+3ast, M.Janisius 14+3reb+6ast, L.Bankieta 12+3reb, E.Narusis 6+6reb+1ast, D.Navickas 6+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201325


Meresta - Perlas-MRU 86-81

Everything went according to plan in Pakruojis where ninth ranked Meresta (11-10) beat 12th ranked Perlas-MRU (9-12) 86-81 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point at the halftime before their 29-19 charge in the third quarter, which allowed them to win the game. Perlas-MRU was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. Guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 26 points, 10 rebounds and 7 assists for the winners and center Julius Jucikas (205-89) chipped in 18 points. Meresta's coach Dainius Bertulis used a ten-player rotation in such tough game. The best for the losing side was power forward Mantas Virbalas (203-88) with a double-double by scoring 19 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists and forward Zydrunas Stankus (197-78, college: Campbell) scored 23 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Meresta moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio and S.Marciulionio. Loser Perlas-MRU dropped to the eleventh position with 12 games lost. Meresta will face Birstono (#14) in Kaunas in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Perlas-MRU will play at home against Ezerunas-Karys in Moletai and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Meresta: T.Gaidamavicius 26+10reb+7ast, J.Jucikas 18+4reb, L.Radavicius 15+3reb+2ast, B.Bagdonavicius 11+4reb, T.Dura 6+3reb+2ast, A.Gurklys 5+3reb
Perlas-MRU: Z.Stankus 23+2reb+2ast, M.Virbalas 19+13reb+5ast, A.Udras 13+8reb+1ast, Z.Kelys 12+1reb+5ast, A.Vitas 6+1reb, T.Lekunas 4+3reb+4ast
gschID: 201324


  




Henrikas
Vorotnikovas
Besancon inks Henrikas Vorotnikovas - 1 hour ago
Besancon Avenir Comtois (NM2) agreed terms with 27-year old Lithuanian forward Henrikas Vorotnikovas (203-115kg-90) from JSA Bordeaux Basket. He helped them to end the regular season as a second best team in the league. The previous (15-16) season Vorotnikovas played at Petrochema in Lithuanian NKL where in 48 games he had 12.7ppg and 5.6rpg. He contributed to his team making it to the semifinals. Vorotnikovas has played previously for two other Lithuanian teams: Silute and Nevezis. By E...   [read more]

Robertas
Grabauskas
Caceres tab Robertas Grabauskas - 2 hours ago
Caceres Patrimonio de la Humanidad (LEB Gold) inked 27-year old Lithuanian center Robertas Grabauskas (208-113kg-90, college: Northwood, agency: HMS) from Palma. Grabauskas managed to play in three leagues in two countries last year (!!!). In 18 LEB Gold games in Spain he averaged 9.7ppg and 4.5rpg. He also played that season for TLU/Kalev in Estonian Alexela KML where in 9 games he had 10.2ppg, 6.1rpg and 1.6apg. Grabauskas also played 4 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he recorded 10.0ppg...   [read more]

Ernestas
Bruzas
Ernestas Bruzas signs at Valka/Valga - 9 hours ago
Valka/Valga (LBL) landed 21-year old Lithuanian point guard Ernestas Bruzas (183-77kg-96). He played most recently at Mazeikiai in Lithuanian NKL league. In 31 games he averaged 10.6ppg, 2.5rpg, 4.2apg and 1.0spg last season. Bruzas also played for Nafta-Uni-Akvaservis Klaipeda (also in NKL) that season where in 6 games he had 3.0ppg, 1.2rpg and 1.0apg. Bruzas has played also professionally in Lithuania for Palanga. Valka/Valga roster for 2017-2018: Guards: Edgars Lasenbergs Ernestas Br...   [read more]


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.