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Lithuanian Basketball (Men)

LKL Standings
 1. Zalgiris 32-4 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 28-8 
 3. Neptunas 19-17 
 4. Vytautas 19-17 
 5. Juventus 18-18 
 6. Siauliai 18-18 
 7. Lietkabelis 16-20 
 8. P.Zvaigzdes 14-22 
 9. Dzukija 8-28 
 10. Nevezis 8-28 
Last:4/24/2016
NKL Stage Two Standings
Places 1-7
 1. Suduva-Mantinga 33-5 
 2. Vytis 28-10 
 3. Mazeikiai 27-11 
 4. Palanga 20-18 
 5. Perlas-MRU 20-18 
 6. Zalgiris II 19-19 
 7. Telsiai 15-23 
Places 8-14
 1. Nafta-Uni. 18-20 
 2. Delikatesas 17-21 
 3. Petrochema 17-21 
 4. Silute 16-22 
 5. Rasai 15-23 
 6. Ezerunas-Karys 13-25 
 7. Lietkabelis-2 8-30 
Stage One Standings
Last:3/20/2016
RKL Standings
 1. Akmenes 27-3 
 2. Klaipedos LCC 25-5 
 3. Taurages 25-5 
 4. KTU 22-8 
 5. Gargzdu 20-10 
 6. Omega-United 18-12 
 7. Suduva 2 16-14 
 8. Anyksciu 15-15 
 9. Birzai 15-15 
 10. Kretinga 14-16 
 11. LSU-Atletas 13-17 
 12. Citus 11-19 
 13. Kristalas 10-20 
 14. Aukstaitija 5-25 
 15. Sabonio 3-27 
 16. ASU/Tornado 1-29 
Last:2/28/2016
Lower leagues Standings
KKML-A
 1. IMLITEX 6-1 
 2. Minbra 5-2 
 3. Kauno kolegija 4-2 
 4. Basement 3-2 
 5. VDU-2 Kauno 2-3 
 6. Perkunas 2-5 
 7. UNITED 1-4 
 8. Kauno grudai 1-5 
RKBL-A
 1. Olimpas 9-0 
 2. Zeimena Pab. 8-1 
 3. VDU-2 Kauno 6-3 
 4. Lietuvos rytas 2 5-3 
 5. SRC-Dzukija 5-4 
 6. Ignalinos 4-4 
 7. Perkunas-Vytrita 3-6 
 8. Guosta 2-7 
 9. LKSK 2-7 
 10. Jonavos 0-9 
RKBL-B
 1. Pakruojis 8-1 
 2. Radviliskio 8-1 
 3. Plunge 7-2 
 4. Kelme 5-4 
 5. Fortuna-Agava 4-5 
 6. Kupiskis 4-5 
 7. Silales Lusis 4-5 
 8. Kedainiu 3-6 
 9. Sedula-Aibe 2-7 
 10. Siauliai-Policija 0-9 
SKL
 1. Kalvis 9-0 
 2. Akmenes 7-3 
 3. Blogieciai 5-4 
 4. Solo-Eurogym 5-4 
 5. Artiliux NMF 3-7 
 6. Saule-98 2-7 
 7. Policija-Zvalguva 2-8 
SKL-A
 1. MRU 11-1 
 2. Ferimsta 10-2 
 3. VGTU 9-2 
 4. Tegra 8-4 
 5. Volfas Engelman 7-4 
 6. LEU-Sviesa 6-5 
 7. VU 6-5 
 8. Oro navigacija 5-7 
 9. Vilniaus kolegija 5-7 
 10. Stekas 4-8 
 11. VTDK-SLK 3-8 
 12. Sadolin 3-9 
 13. Legionas 2-9 
 14. S.Marciulionio 2-10 
Last:12/28/2015
Euroleague Standings
Group E
 1 Fener.Ulker 11-3 
 2 Lokomotiv 9-5 
 3 Panathinaikos 9-5 
 4 Crvena Zvezda 7-7 
 5 Anadolu Efes 7-7 
 6 Darussafaka 5-9 
 7 Unicaja 4-10 
 8 Cedevita 4-10 
Group F
 1 CSKA 10-4 
 2 Laboral Kutxa 9-5 
 3 FC Barcelona 8-6 
 4 Real Madrid 7-7 
 5 Khimky 7-7 
 6 Brose Bask. 7-7 
 7 Olympiacos 6-8 
 8 Zalgiris 2-12 
Stage One Standings
Last:4/8/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group G
 1 B.Muenchen 4-2 
 2 Banvit BK 4-2 
 3 Dominion BB 3-3 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-5 
Group H
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Strasbourg 4-2 
 3 Avtodor 3-3 
 4 Hapoel J-M 0-6 
Group I
 1 EWE Baskets 4-2 
 2 Limoges 3-3 
 3 Valencia 3-3 
 4 PAOK 2-4 
Group J
 1 EA7 Armani 4-2 
 2 ALBA 3-3 
 3 Aris 3-3 
 4 Neptunas 2-4 
Group K
 1 Dolomiti En. TR 4-2 
 2 Karsiyaka 3-3 
 3 Trabzonspor 3-3 
 4 Grissin Bon RE 2-4 
Group L
 1 Zenit 4-2 
 2 Stelmet ZG 3-3 
 3 Ludwigsburg 3-3 
 4 Umana VE 2-4 
Group M
 1 Unics 6-0 
 2 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 3 Maccabi T-A 2-4 
 4 Un.Olimpija 1-5 
Group N
 1 Galatasaray 4-2 
 2 CAI Zaragoza 4-2 
 3 Banco di Srd 3-3 
 4 Szolnok 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/10/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group O
 1. ASVEL 5-1 
 2. Maccabi Rishon 4-2 
 3. Krka 2-4 
 4. Kataja Basket 1-5 
Group P
 1. Ventspils 4-2 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 3-3 
 4. Lukoil Acad. 1-5 
Group Q
 1. Turk Telekom 5-1 
 2. Oostende 5-1 
 3. Boras 2-4 
 4. Slask Wroclaw 0-6 
Group R
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. AV Cantu 3-3 
 3. Enisey 3-3 
 4. TU/Rock 1-5 
Group S
 1. Rovinari 3-3 
 2. Cibona 3-3 
 3. P.Zvaigzdes 3-3 
 4. Le Havre 3-3 
Group T
 1. Juventus 4-2 
 2. Khimik 4-2 
 3. Mons-Hainaut 3-3 
 4. Bakken 1-5 
Group U
 1. Fraport SKY 6-0 
 2. Royal Hali 3-3 
 3. Sodertalje 2-4 
 4. Rosa Radom 1-5 
Group V
 1. Openjobmetis V. 5-1 
 2. AEK 3-3 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Gussing 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/3/2016
Baltic League Standings
Group A
 1 Lietkabelis 10-2 
 2 Valmiera 9-3 
 3 Rapla 7-5 
 4 TLU/Kalev 6-6 
 5 Nevezis 4-8 
 6 Barons Riga 4-8 
 7 Parnu 2-10 
Group B
 1 Vytautas 11-1 
 2 Liepaja/Triobet 8-4 
 3 Jekabpils 7-5 
 4 Tarvas 6-6 
 5 Jurmala 5-7 
 6 Barsy Atyrau 3-9 
 7 TTU 2-10 
Last:1/27/2016
Points Per Game
 Derrick LOW
  P.Zvaigzdes
  (191-PG-86)
  Avg: 14.9
 1. Low, P.Zvaigzdes14.9 
 2. Butterfield, Juven.14.5 
 3. Moore, P.Zvaigzdes13.9 
 4. Vasiliauskas, Vyta.13.4 
 5. Kupsas, Nevezis13.4 
 6. Ewing, Neptunas13.2 
 7. Kisielius, Vytautas13.1 
 8. Dilys, Vytautas13.0 
 9. Sulskis, Vytautas13.0 
 10. Gvezdauskas, Nev.12.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Assem MAREI
  Siauliai
  (206-F-92)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Marei, Siauliai7.5 
 2. Sulskis, Vytautas6.9 
 3. Kupsas, Nevezis6.7 
 4. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.6.5 
 5. Staniulis, P.Zvaig.6.3 
 6. Butterfield, Juven.6.2 
 7. King, Nevezis6.2 
 8. Grant, Neptunas6.0 
 9. Jankunas, Zalgiris5.5 
 10. Cepukaitis, Vytau.5.4 
Assists Per Game
 Rolandas ALIJEVAS
  Juventus
  (192-G-85)
  Avg: 6
 1. Alijevas, Juventus6.0 
 2. Kalnietis, EA7 A.5.3 
 3. Low, P.Zvaigzdes4.4 
 4. Pavkovic, Lietkabe.4.2 
 5. Vasiliauskas, Vyta.4.2 
 6. Laprovittola, Estu.3.8 
 7. Randle, Zalgiris3.8 
 8. Kisielius, Vytautas3.7 
 9. Ewing, Neptunas3.6 
 10. Brown, Lietuvos.3.6 
Steals Per Game
 Vytautas SULSKIS
  Vytautas
  (200-G-88)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Sulskis, Vytautas1.7 
 2. Giedraitis, Siauli.1.5 
 3. Sirutavicius, Vyta.1.4 
 4. Alijevas, Juventus1.4 
 5. Kisielius, Vytautas1.4 
 6. Butkevicius, Neptu.1.4 
 7. Moore, P.Zvaigzdes1.3 
 8. Low, P.Zvaigzdes1.2 
 9. Jomantas, Lietuvo.1.2 
 10. Valeika, Lietkabe.1.2 
Blocks Per Game
 Vaidas CEPUKAITIS
  Vytau.
  (207-C/F-89)
  Avg: 1.1
 1. Cepukaitis, Vytau.1.1 
 2. Kupsas, Nevezis1.0 
 3. Zagreba, Vytautas0.9 
 4. Urbonas, Dzukija0.9 
 5. Staniulis, P.Zvaig.0.8 
 6. Lapeta, Lietuvos.0.8 
 7. Vougioukas, Zalgir.0.8 
 8. Javtokas, Zalgiris0.7 
 9. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.0.7 
 10. Grant, Neptunas0.7 
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NKL Round 25: Meresta defeats Dzukija in the closest game of the week - Jan 19, 2013


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The most exciting game of round 25 in the NKL took place in Pakruojis. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked Dzukija (17-8) to ninth ranked Meresta (14-11) 80-77 on Friday evening. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Dzukija won third quarter 25-23. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 28 personal fouls committed by Dzukija helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Julius Jucikas (205-89) stepped up and scored 26 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) chipped in 12 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. At the losing side Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field). Meresta have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio. Dzukija lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the third position with eight games lost. Meresta is looking forward to face league's second-placed Olimpas in Plunge in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Dzukija will play at home against Ezerunas-Karys in Moletai and is hoping to win this game.
NKL top team - Mazeikiai (20-5) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat eighth ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (14-11) 83-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Zalgiris-Sabonio. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) nailed 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and Aleh Kojenets accounted for 18 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Marius Grigonis (198-94) came up with 17 points and 8 rebounds for Zalgiris-Sabonio in the defeat. Mazeikiai have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-5 record. Zalgiris-Sabonio at the other side keeps the eighth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Meresta. Mazeikiai will play against Statyba (#7) in Vilnius in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Zalgiris-Sabonio will play at home against Delikatesas in Joniskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
The game in Jonava was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Statyba (15-10) played at the court of sixth ranked Triobet (16-9). Triobet defeated Statyba 81-67 on Friday. Martynas Linkevicius fired a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Martynas Paliukenas produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 11 rebounds for lost side. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina rotated eleven players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Triobet moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Suduva-Mantinga. Loser Statyba dropped to the seventh position with ten games lost. Triobet will meet Zanavykas (#6) in the next round. Statyba will play against the league's leader Mazeikiai and hope to secure a win.
Twelfth-ranked Perlas-MRU (10-15) gave a tough game to third ranked Olimpas (18-7) in Vilnius. The visitors from Plunge managed to secure only one-point victory 84-83. However their fans expected much easier game. Worth to mention a great performance of Ignas Razutis who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 11 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists. Olimpas have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to second place. Perlas-MRU lost third consecutive game. They keep the twelfth position with 15 games lost. Olimpas' next round opponent will be Meresta (#8) in Pakruojis which should be theoretically an easy game. Perlas-MRU will play on the road against Gargzdai-Bremena (#17).
Sixteenth ranked Silute (8-17) crushed at home 17th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (5-20) by 31 points 79-48, which is the biggest margin this round on Friday night. Dustin Heiman stepped up and scored 19 points and 4 assists for the winners. Silute's coach Justas Brazas felt very confident that he used 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. Silute maintains sixteenth place with 8-17 record. Loser Gargzdai-Bremena keeps the seventeenth position with 20 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Birstono (#13) in Kaunas in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Gargzdai-Bremena will play at home against Perlas-MRU (#12) in Vilnius.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 25: S.Marciulionio lost to Suduva-Mantinga on the opponent's court 80-86. Delikatesas outscored Nafta Universitetas in a home game 95-72. Birstono recorded a loss to Radviliskis on the road 80-69.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 28 points and 11 rebounds by Mantas Virbalas of Perlas-MRU.



Silute - Gargzdai 79-48

Sixteenth ranked Silute (8-17) crushed at home 17th ranked Gargzdai-Bremena (5-20) by 31 points 79-48, which is the biggest margin this round on Friday night. The game without a history. Silute led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. Silute outrebounded Gargzdai-Bremena 49-30 including a 34-21 advantage in defensive rebounds. American point guard Dustin Heiman (180-86, college: Abil.Christian) stepped up and scored 19 points and 4 assists for the winners and swingman Marius Kasiulevicius (198-82, college: Trinity Valley JC) chipped in 12 points and 6 rebounds. Silute's coach Justas Brazas felt very confident that he used 10 players and allowed the starting five to rest. At the losing side forward Laurynas Lucinskas (201-93) responded with 11 points and 5 rebounds and forward Marius Grigaitis (196-91) scored 9 points and 6 rebounds. Silute maintains sixteenth place with 8-17 record. Loser Gargzdai-Bremena keeps the seventeenth position with 20 games lost. Silute will face higher ranked Birstono (#13) in Kaunas in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Gargzdai-Bremena will play at home against Perlas-MRU (#12) in Vilnius.
Top scorers:
Silute: D.Heiman 19+4reb+4ast, M.Kasiulevicius 12+6reb+3ast, E.Saulys 8+8reb+2ast, A.Virsilas 8+6reb+2ast, E.Sosnovskis 7+9reb, G.Pakalniskis 6+9reb+1ast
Gargzdai: L.Lucinskas 11+5reb, D.Matutis 10+3reb+1ast, M.Grigaitis 9+6reb, R.Jonelis 6+2reb, R.Zabita 4+8reb+1ast, M.Martinkus 4+3reb+1ast
gschID: 201366


Suduva-Mantinga - S.Marciulionio 86-80

Rather expected game in Marijampole where 10th ranked S.Marciulionio (13-12) was defeated by seventh ranked Suduva-Mantinga (16-9) 86-80 on Friday. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 6-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 86-80. Guard Zilvinas Kuklierius (180-85) stepped up and scored 28 points and 4 assists (on 11-of-14 shooting from the field) for the winners and forward Audrius Mineikis (201-77) chipped in 16 points and 7 rebounds. Suduva-Mantinga's coach Gintautas Zibuda used a ten-player rotation saving starting five for next games. At the losing side guard Marius Pociukonis (190-82) responded with 15 points and 5 assists and forward Evaldas Baniulis (201-87, college: S.Carolina) scored 16 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Suduva-Mantinga moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Triobet. Loser S.Marciulionio keeps the tenth position with 12 games lost. Suduva-Mantinga will face bottom-ranked Nafta Universitetas (#18) in Klaipeda in the next round which should be an easy win for them. S.Marciulionio will play at home against Radviliskis (#14).
Top scorers:
Suduva-Mantinga: Z.Kuklierius 28+4reb+4ast, A.Mineikis 16+7reb+3ast, M.Valukonis 14+8reb+1ast, T.Kliucinykas 11+2reb, A.Zibuda 5+1reb, P.Knyza 5+3reb
S.Marciulionio: E.Baniulis 16+3reb+2ast, M.Pociukonis 15+3reb+5ast, R.Bitinas 13+2reb+1ast, J.Jurgo 11+5reb+2ast, R.Sugintas 10+3reb, A.Gydra 9+6reb+1ast
gschID: 201364


Delikatesas - Nafta Universitetas 95-72

Very predictable result in Joniskis where eleventh ranked Delikatesas (11-14) smashed bottom-ranked Nafta Universitetas (5-20) 95-72 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Delikatesas. Nafta Universitetas was better in fourth quarter 28-22. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Nafta Universitetas was plagued by 26 personal fouls down the stretch. Swingman Deividas Girdvila (196-90) stepped up and scored 14 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and forward Mindaugas Keras (200-85) chipped in 17 points and 6 rebounds. At the losing side forward Dainius Zvinklys (202-90) responded with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds and forward Donatas Norkus (196-90) scored 16 points and 7 rebounds. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. Delikatesas maintains eleventh place with 11-14 record. Nafta Universitetas lost sixth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 20 games lost. Delikatesas will face higher ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (#9) in Kaunas in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Nafta Universitetas will play at home against Suduva-Mantinga (#4) having rather not much hope for a victory.
Top scorers:
Delikatesas: M.Keras 17+6reb+1ast, M.Pukinskas 17+4reb+2ast, A.Kvedaravicius 15+5reb+1ast, D.Girdvila 14+8reb+3ast, Z.Petraitis 12+2reb+5ast, I.Lianzbergas 7+2reb+1ast
Nafta Universitetas: D.Norkus 16+7reb+1ast, V.Chodosovskis 15+8reb, D.Zvinklys 13+10reb+1ast, T.Mazelis 12+3reb+2ast, D.Anuzis 10+7reb+4ast, V.Tarolis 3+3reb
gschID: 201363


Radviliskis - Birstono 80-69

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 13th ranked Birstono (10-15) was defeated on the road by fourteenth ranked Radviliskis (9-15) 80-69 on Friday. Radviliskis dominated down low during the game scoring 48 of its points in the paint compared to Birstono's 22. Radviliskis forced 20 Birstono turnovers and outrebounded them 44-26 including a 28-16 advantage in defensive rebounds. Birstono was plagued by 24 personal fouls down the stretch. Forward Antanas Montrimavicius (199-87) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 14 rebounds for the winners and forward Vaidas Trepocka (200-80, agency: Court Side) chipped in 18 points and 7 rebounds. At the losing side Simas Raupys (195-94) responded with 19 points (made all of his eleven free throws !!!) and forward Karolis Kokoska (194-92) scored 15 points. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Radviliskis maintains fourteenth place with 9-15 record. Loser Birstono dropped to the twelfth position with 15 games lost. Radviliskis will face higher ranked S.Marciulionio (#10) in Vilnius in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory.
Top scorers:
Radviliskis: V.Trepocka 18+7reb, A.Montrimavicius 17+14reb+2ast, D.Gricius 13+4reb+3ast, L.Kutra 10+3reb+7ast, L.Pipiras 10+3reb+1ast, R.Rauktys 7+7reb+4ast
Birstono: S.Raupys 19+4reb+1ast, K.Kokoska 15+3reb+1ast, D.Sabeckis 12+2reb+1ast, M.Lukminas 11+5reb+1ast, P.Kleiza 7+1reb+6ast, A.Ramonaitis 3+1reb+1ast
gschID: 201365


Meresta - Dzukija 80-77

The most exciting game of round 25 in the NKL took place in Pakruojis. This derby game ended with only three-point defeat on the road of much higher ranked Dzukija (17-8) to ninth ranked Meresta (14-11) 80-77 on Friday evening. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Dzukija won third quarter 25-23. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. 28 personal fouls committed by Dzukija helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. Center Julius Jucikas (205-89) stepped up and scored 26 points and 6 rebounds for the winners and guard Tomas Gaidamavicius (191-82) chipped in 12 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists. At the losing side Polish center Cezary Trybanski (218-79) responded with a double-double by scoring 18 points and 16 rebounds (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and guard Giedrius Kurtinaitis (193-86) scored 16 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Meresta have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to eighth place, which they share with Zalgiris-Sabonio. Dzukija lost third consecutive game. Newly promoted team dropped to the third position with eight games lost. Meresta is looking forward to face league's second-placed Olimpas in Plunge in the next round and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Dzukija will play at home against Ezerunas-Karys in Moletai and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Meresta: J.Jucikas 26+6reb+1ast, I.Vaitkus 12+3reb+3ast, T.Gaidamavicius 12+9reb+7ast, B.Bagdonavicius 12+5reb, L.Radavicius 7+6reb+1ast, D.Keburys 6+1reb
Dzukija: C.Trybanski 18+16reb, G.Kurtinaitis 16+5reb+2ast, L.Brazdauskis 13+2reb, P.Sakinis 11+4reb+1ast, M.Reminas 10+2reb+4ast, B.Harrison 7+3reb+8ast
gschID: 201368


Perlas-MRU - Olimpas 83-84

Twelfth-ranked Perlas-MRU (10-15) gave a tough game to third ranked Olimpas (18-7) in Vilnius. The visitors from Plunge managed to secure only one-point victory 84-83. However their fans expected much easier game. Perlas-MRU was ahead by 4 points after three quarters before a 19-14 charge of Olimpas, which allowed them to win the game. Worth to mention a great performance of guard Ignas Razutis (185-87) who helped to win the game recording a double-double by scoring 11 points, 8 rebounds and 10 assists. Forward Mantas Kazonas (201-89) contributed with 20 points and 8 rebounds for the winners. Four Olimpas players scored in double figures. Power forward Mantas Virbalas (203-88) answered with a double-double by scoring 28 points and 11 rebounds and point guard Zydrunas Kelys (188-87) added 23 points and 4 assists in the effort for Perlas-MRU. Olimpas have a solid series of four victories in a row. They moved-up to second place. Perlas-MRU lost third consecutive game. They keep the twelfth position with 15 games lost. Olimpas' next round opponent will be Meresta (#8) in Pakruojis which should be theoretically an easy game. Perlas-MRU will play on the road against Gargzdai-Bremena (#17).
Top scorers:
Olimpas: M.Kazonas 20+8reb+1ast, A.Maneikis 17+5reb+5ast, T.Domarkas 12+1reb, O.Kaminskas 12+4reb+1ast, I.Razutis 11+8reb+10ast, J.Kazakauskas 9+7reb+1ast
Perlas-MRU: M.Virbalas 28+11reb+2ast, Z.Kelys 23+2reb+4ast, A.Vitas 8+6reb, T.Lekunas 8+5reb+1ast, V.Buzas 6+1ast, Z.Stankus 6+2reb+2ast
gschID: 201367


Mazeikiai - Zalgiris-Sabonio 83-73

NKL top team - Mazeikiai (20-5) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat eighth ranked Zalgiris-Sabonio (14-11) 83-73. It ended at the same time the three-game winning streak of Zalgiris-Sabonio. The game was mostly controlled by Mazeikiai. Zalgiris-Sabonio was better in third quarter 27-16. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. The game was decided in the last minutes when Mazeikiai won last quarter 25-16. Rokas Giedraitis (198-92) nailed 19 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists for the winning side and Belarusian center Aleh Kojenets (208-77, college: NC-Wilmington) accounted for 18 points and 6 rebounds. Forward Marius Grigonis (198-94) came up with 17 points and 8 rebounds and point guard Vaidas Kariniauskas (200-93) added 16 points and 6 rebounds respectively for Zalgiris-Sabonio in the defeat. Mazeikiai have a solid series of three victories in a row. They maintain first place with 20-5 record. Zalgiris-Sabonio at the other side keeps the eighth position with 11 games lost. They share it with Meresta. Mazeikiai will play against Statyba (#7) in Vilnius in the next round which should be theoretically an easy game. Zalgiris-Sabonio will play at home against Delikatesas in Joniskis and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Mazeikiai: O.Macernis 20+3reb+1ast, R.Giedraitis 19+6reb+4ast, A.Kojenets 18+6reb+1ast, M.Sidlauskas 8+4reb+5ast, E.Zukauskas 7+8reb+4ast, V.Pikalavicius 5+2reb+2ast
Zalgiris-Sabonio: M.Grigonis 17+8reb, V.Kariniauskas 16+6reb, T.Dimsa 15+4reb+3ast, A.Gudaitis 7+3reb+2ast, J.Tamulis 6+1reb, N.Barauskas 5+3reb
gschID: 201362


Triobet - Statyba 81-67

The game in Jonava was also quite interesting. 5th ranked Statyba (15-10) played at the court of sixth ranked Triobet (16-9). Triobet defeated Statyba 81-67 on Friday. The game was mostly controlled by Triobet. Statyba managed to win fourth quarter 16-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. They outrebounded Statyba 44-28 including a 33-12 advantage in defensive rebounds. Triobet looked well-organized offensively handing out 27 assists comparing to just 8 passes made by Statyba's players. Forward Martynas Linkevicius (197-85) fired a double-double by scoring 16 points, 11 rebounds and 8 assists for the winners. Forward Tomas Milinskas (202-90) chipped in a double-double by scoring 12 points and 12 rebounds. Guard Martynas Paliukenas (195-93) produced a double-double by scoring 10 points and 11 rebounds and point guard Ovidijus Varanauskas (187-91) added 16 points respectively for lost side. Statyba's coach Gintautas Regina rotated eleven players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Triobet moved-up to fourth place, which they share with Suduva-Mantinga. Loser Statyba dropped to the seventh position with ten games lost. Triobet will meet Zanavykas (#6) in the next round. Statyba will play against the league's leader Mazeikiai and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Triobet: M.Linkevicius 16+11reb+8ast, H.Vorotnikovas 16+3reb+2ast, T.Milinskas 12+12reb+1ast, I.Dauksys 12+1reb, T.Sebeziovas 8+5reb+5ast, D.Gulbinas 8+5reb+2ast
Statyba: O.Varanauskas 16+1ast, M.Paliukenas 10+11reb, K.Jonuska 8+1reb, G.Marciukaitis 7+2reb, T.Rinkunas 5+2reb+3ast, D.Tarvydas 5+1reb
gschID: 201361


  




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