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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 E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/8/2017
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 )
  
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Darius Songaila's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Lithuanians playing currently abroad - Jan 4, 2013


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Lithuanian players, who play currently abroad.


Darius Songaila
Darius Songaila
   #1. This week's number one is an experienced international power forward Darius Songaila (204-78, agency: Priority Sports, college: Wake Forest, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Superleague. He could not help BC Donetsk (12-10) in their last game. Despite Songaila's very good performance BC Donetsk lost 56-68 at home to the leading Budivelnyk. He had a double-double by scoring 28 points and getting 13 rebounds in 34 minutes on the court. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Songaila has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.3ppg, 6.2rpg, 1.8apg, 1.4spg, 2FGP: 54.5% and FT: 79.7% in the 16 games he played so far. Songaila is currently a member of the Lithuanian senior national team.

Antanas Kavaliauskas
Antanas Kavaliauskas
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Antanas Kavaliauskas (207-84, agency: Interperformances, college: Texas A&M, currently plays in Latvia). He led VEF Riga to a victory against the closely-ranked Barons kvartals (8-7) 84-72 in a derby game in the Latvian LBL last Saturday. Kavaliauskas recorded 13 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. VEF Riga (9-1) is placed third in the LBL. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Kavaliauskas has relatively good stats this season: 10.8ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 75.0%(36-48) and FT: 66.7%. He is in the roster of the Lithuanian senior national team.

Jonas Maciulis
Jonas Maciulis
   #3. The Lithuanian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international swingman Jonas Maciulis (199-85, currently plays in Euroleague). Maciulis contributed to a 1-point Panathinaikos' victory against the seventh-ranked Zalgiris (0-1) 67-66 in the Euroleague on Friday night. He recorded 7 points in 27 minutes. Panathinaikos Athens (1-1) is placed fifth in group E. This year Maciulis' overall stats are: 9.3ppg, 4.4rpg, 1.3apg, 2FGP: 57.4%(27-47), 3FGP: 31.8% and FT: 68.2% in the 12 games. He is also a member of the Lithuanian senior national team.

Sarunas Jasikevicius
Sarunas Jasikevicius
   #4. Point guard Sarunas Jasikevicius (192-76, college: Maryland, currently plays in Spain) contributed to a Regal FC Barcelona's surprising victory against the league leader Real Madrid (14-1) 96-89 in the Spanish ACB in Sunday night's game. Jasikevicius scored 7 points and added 4 assists. Regal FC Barcelona (8-7) is placed ninth in the ACB. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Jasikevicius' total stats this season are: 4.8ppg and 1.1apg. He is also Lithuanian national team player.

Evaldas Zabas
Evaldas Zabas
   #5. Former U20 international point guard Evaldas Zabas (188-88, currently plays in Czech Republic) helped BK Pardubice win their game against the tenth-ranked Basketbal Svitavy (7-12) 95-86 in the Czech Republic NBL last Saturday. Zabas recorded 21 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists in 27 minutes. BK JIP Pardubice (11-6) is placed fourth in the NBL. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Zabas is ranked fourth on the list of the top scorers in the league with 17.8ppg. This year he also averages: 3.6rpg, 3.3apg and 1.3spg in the 16 games. Zabas used to play for the Lithuanian U20 national team five years ago.

Donatas Zavackas
Donatas Zavackas
   #6. Forward Donatas Zavackas (203-80, college: Pittsburgh, currently plays in Latvia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Antanas Kavaliauskas and both played together in the last Latvian LBL game. Zavackas helped VEF Riga win their game against the closely-ranked Barons kvartals (8-7) 84-72 in a derby game. He recorded 10 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Zavackas' total stats this season are: 9.9ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.4apg. He is a former U20 international player as he played for the Lithuanian team thirteen years ago.

Michailis Anisimovas
Michailis Anisimovas
   #7. Former University international center Michailis Anisimovas (214-84, currently plays in Ukraine), who plays in the Ukrainian Superleague was not able to help Budivelnyk (18-6) in their last game. Despite Anisimovas' good performance the league leader Budivelnyk lost 78-87 on the road to the lower-ranked (#3) Azovmash. He was the second best scorer with 12 points in 21 minutes. It was Budivelnyk's first loss after six consecutive victories. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. It's Anisimovas' fourth season with the team. This year Anisimovas' total stats are: 9.4ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.3apg in the 24 games. He used to play for the Lithuanian university national team six years ago.

Martynas Gecevicius
Martynas Gecevicius
   #8. Guard Martynas Gecevicius (193-88, currently plays in Euroleague) was not able to secure a victory for Olympiacos (0-1) in their game against Caja Laboral (2-0) in the Euroleague. Gecevicius recorded 5 points. The fifth-placed Olympiacos was defeated 82-74 in Vitoria by the second-ranked Caja Laboral in the group F of Euroleague. This season Gecevicius averages only 2.0ppg. He used to play for the Lithuanian national team back in 2011.

Dainius Salenga
Dainius Salenga
   #9. Former international forward Dainius Salenga (197-77, currently plays in Ukraine) is a teammate of previously mentioned Michailis Anisimovas and both played together in the last Ukrainian Superleague game. Salenga couldn't help Budivelnyk (18-6) in their game against Azovmash (17-6). He scored 8 points in 20 minutes. The league leader Budivelnyk lost 78-87 in Mariupol to the lower-ranked (#3) Azovmash. Salenga has averaged so far 8.4ppg, 2.9rpg, 2.2apg and 1.1spg in the 24 games. He used to play for the Lithuanian national team eight years ago.

Osvaldas Matulionis
Osvaldas Matulionis
   #10. Forward Osvaldas Matulionis (200-91, currently plays in Estonia), who plays in the Estonian KML couldn't help KK Parnu (5-8) in their last game. Despite his very good performance KK Parnu lost 63-73 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#4) Valga. Matulionis was the top scorer with 18 points. He also added 8 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 2 blocks in 38 minutes. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be extremely important. Matulionis is currently seventh on the league's list of top scorers and also on the list of best blockers (second place). He has very reliable stats this year: 14.8ppg, 5.2rpg, 1.9apg and 1.2spg in the 12 games. Matulionis is a former university international player as two years ago he still played for the Lithuanian national team.

   #11. Former U20 international forward Povilas Butkevicius (203-87, agency: Players Group, currently plays in Italy) helped Novipiu Casale win their game against the league outsider Aget Service IM 86-78 in the Italian Lega2 (second division) in Sunday night's game. Butkevicius recorded 13 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 22 minutes. Butkevicius is currently sixth on the league's list of best rebounders with 8.5rpg. He also averaged so far 8.4ppg and 1.5spg in the 13 games. Butkevicius used to play for the Lithuanian U20 national team six years ago.

   #12. Former U20 international guard Mantas Cesnauskis (191-81, currently plays in Poland) couldn't help Stelmet ZG in their game against Siarka Jezioro in the Polish TBL. He scored 7 points. His team was defeated 99-95. Cesnauskis has averaged so far 7.4ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.1apg. He used to play for the Lithuanian U20 national team back in 2000.

   #13. U20 international center Egidijus Mockevicius (208-92, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped Evansville win their n overtime game against the Missouri State University 62-59 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. Mockevicius scored 18 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and made 5 blocks in 32 minutes. He has averaged so far 7.4ppg, 1.9rpg and 2.1apg in the 14 games. Mockevicius is also Lithuanian U20 national team player.

   #14. Former University international guard Augustas Peciukevicius (192-91, currently plays in Estonia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Osvaldas Matulionis and both played together in the last Estonian KML game. Peciukevicius, who plays in the Estonian KML couldn't help KK Parnu (5-8) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance KK Parnu was defeated 73-63 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Valga (#4). Peciukevicius was the second best scorer with 16 points. He also added 8 rebounds and dished 4 assists. This season Peciukevicius has relatively solid stats: 14.1ppg, 5.4rpg, 4.7apg and 1.7spg. He used to play for the Lithuanian university national team back in 2011.

   #15. Former U21 international forward Vaidotas Pridotkas (200-84, currently plays in France), who plays in the French ProB (second division) couldn't help Charleville-Mezieres (6-8) in their last game. Despite Pridotkas' very good performance Charleville-Mezieres lost 105-113 in Boulogne to the higher-ranked (#6) SO Maritime. He scored 19 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 25 minutes. Pridotkas has reliable stats this year: 13.1ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.1apg in the 17 games. He used to play for the Lithuanian U21 national team eight years ago.


The list of other players, who all have Lithuanian passport but never been selected to any of Lithuanian national teams:

   #1. Benas Veikalas (192-G-83, college: Metro St., currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German BBL could not help one of league's weakest teams Telekom Baskets (6-9) in their last game on Thursday. Despite Veikalas' good performance Telekom Baskets was edged 96-94 at home by the higher-ranked Walter Tigers (#12). He scored 13 points. Veikalas has averaged so far 9.9ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.2apg.

   #2. Nik Stauskas (198-G-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Michigan to an easy victory against the Central Michigan University 88-73 in the NCAA on Saturday night. He recorded 19 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. The University of Michigan has 1-0 conference record this season. This year Stauskas has relatively solid stats: 14.8ppg, 5.2rpg, 1.9apg and 1.2spg. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Lithuanian. Despite Stauskas' Lithuanian passport, he previously played for the Canadian U19 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the Lithuanian team.

   #3. Zygimantas Jonusas (200-F-82, currently plays in Italy) managed to help JuveCaserta in a victory in overtime against one of league's weakest teams Air Avellino (3-10) 86-84 in the Italian SerieA in Sunday night's game. Jonusas recorded 5 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 37 minutes. JuveCaserta (6-7) is placed tenth in the SerieA. Jonusas has averaged so far 9.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.4spg in the 12 games he played so far.

   #4. Gabas Maldunas (203-F-93, currently studies in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to help the Dartmouth in their last game. Despite his good performance the Dartmouth was crushed 79-58 on the road by the Boston College. Maldunas scored 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 25 minutes. Maldunas has averaged so far 9.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.4spg in the 12 games.

   #5. Jonas Stalyga (203-F, is currently at the American university) contributed to an Akron's surprising victory against the Coppin State College crushing them 91-63 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He scored only 3 points in 1 minutes on the court. The The University of Akron has conference record this season. Stalyga has averaged so far 9.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.4spg in the 12 games.

   #6. Ignas Palaima (211-F, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to secure a victory for the Milligan College in their game against the Appalachian State University in the AAC. He cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. Palaima scored only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 17 minutes. His team was badly defeated by 20 points 71-51 in the AAC. Palaima has averaged so far 9.2ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.4spg in the 12 games.   




Royce
O'Neale
Royce O'Neale (ex Gran Canaria) agreed terms at Zalgiris - 5 hours ago
B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (LKL) to sign 24-year old American small forward Royce O'Neale (198-102kg-93, college: Baylor). He played most recently at Gran Canaria in Spanish Liga Endesa. In 35 games he averaged 7.5ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.1apg last season. O'Neale helped them to win the Supercup. He also played 16 games in Eurocup where he had 10.3ppg, 5.6rpg, 2.3apg and 1.1spg. O'Neale contributed to his team making it to the quarterfinals. The previous (15-16) season he played at EnBW Ludwigsburg in...   [read more]

Augusto Lima
Lima leaves Zalgiris - 1 day ago
26-year old Brazilian international center Augusto Lima (207-104kg-91) left Defending champion B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (LKL). Lima played there also last season. In 42 games he averaged 6   [read more]

Brandon
Davies
Brandon Davies (ex Monaco) agreed terms with Zalgiris - 2 days ago
B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (LKL) inked 26-year old American center Brandon Davies (208-109kg-91, college: BYU, agency: BeoBasket). He played most recently at AS Monaco Basket in French ProA. In 30 games he recorded 10.4ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.7apg last season. Davies helped them to win the cup. The previous (15-16) season he played at Openjobmetis VA in Italian Serie A where in 30 games he averaged 13.3ppg, 6.5rpg and 1.5apg. Davies also played 20 games in FIBA Europe Cup where he had very impressive...   [read more]


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