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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 A
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 3. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 4. CSKA 0-0 
 5. Darussafaka 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fener.Ulker 0-0 
 9. Galatasaray 0-0 
 10. Laboral Kutxa 0-0 
 11. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 12. Olympiacos 0-0 
 13. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 14. Real Madrid 0-0 
 15. Unics 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:7/7/2016
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Lietkabelis 0-0 
 5. N.Novgorod 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Group B
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Dominion BB 0-0 
 3. Khimky 0-0 
 4. Krasny Oktyabr 0-0 
 5. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 6. Partizan 0-0 
Group C
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. MZT Skopje 0-0 
 4. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
 5. Unicaja 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Group D
 1. Fuenlabrada 0-0 
 2. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 3. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
 6. Valencia 0-0 
Last:7/21/2016
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group A
 1. Alba 0-0 
 2. Chalon 0-0 
Group B
 1. Gravelines 0-0 
 2. Limburg United 0-0 
Group C
 1. Mons-Hainaut 0-0 
 2. Telekom Bsk 0-0 
Group D
 1. Antwerp 0-0 
 2. Nanterre 0-0 
Group E
 1. Oberwart 0-0 
 2. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 0-0 
Group F
 1. Bnei Hertzeliyya 0-0 
 2. Steaua CSM 0-0 
Group G
 1. Gaziantep 0-0 
 2. Peja 0-0 
Group H
 1. Enisey 0-0 
 2. Sigal Prishtina 0-0 
Group I
 1. TLU/Kalev 0-0 
 2. Vytautas 0-0 
Group J
 1. Apoel 0-0 
 2. BK Opava 0-0 
 3. Siauliai 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Demir IBB 0-0 
 2. Kormend 0-0 
 3. Sopron KC 0-0 
 4. Targu Mures 0-0 
Last:8/9/2016
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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LKL Round 20: Neptunas defeat leader Rudupis - Feb 16, 2013


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The fans could enjoy quite many interesting games in the last round. The round ended with defeat of the leader and games ending by tiny margin.

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Rudupis (12-2) in Klaipeda on Thursday night. Visitors were defeated by second ranked Neptunas (11-3) 85-81. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 27-18 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The former international forward Valdas Vasylius (203-83, college: ODU) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. The former international forward Deividas Gailius (200-88) contributed with 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Estonian Siim-Sander Vene (203-90, agency: Alti Sport) replied with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) for Rudupis. Neptunas have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 11-3 record behind leader Rudupis. Rudupis at the other side still keeps top place with two games lost. Neptunas are looking forward to face LSU-Baltai (#10) in Kaunas in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Rudupis will have a break next round.
Important game to mention about took place in Siauliai. Second ranked Neptunas (11-3) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 5th ranked Siauliai (7-6) 82-81 on Wednesday evening. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Valdas Vasylius (203-83, college: ODU) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 5 rebounds and Vytautas Sarakauskas who added 9 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Neptunas' coach Kazys Maksvytis allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. The former international Aurimas Kieza (202-82, college: Hofstra) responded with 22 points and 9 rebounds. Neptunas have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 11-3 record behind leader Rudupis. Siauliai at the other side dropped to the sixth place with six games lost. Neptunas will play against LSU-Baltai (#10) in Kaunas in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Siauliai will play at home against Zalgiris (#5) in Kaunas and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
A very close game took place in Pasvalys between Pieno Zvaigzdes and Siauliai. Sixth ranked Pieno Zvaigzdes (8-6) got a very close home victory over 5th ranked Siauliai (7-6). Pieno Zvaigzdes managed to escape with a 2-point win 78-76 on Saturday evening. The winners were led by TreVon Hughes who scored that evening 20 points and 6 rebounds. Even 24 points by Chase Simon did not help to save the game for Siauliai. Pieno Zvaigzdes have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Juventus. Loser Siauliai dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Pieno Zvaigzdes will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Siauliai will play against Zalgiris (#5) in Kaunas and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Bottom-ranked Naglis Palangos is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 15th consecutive match to sixth ranked Juventus (8-6) 91-76. The best player for the winners was Paulius Morkeliunas who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. Juventus' coach Rytis Vaisvila used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Juventus have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Pieno Zvaigzdes. Naglis Palangos at the other side still closes the standings with 15 games lost. Juventus' next round opponent will be Lietuvos rytas (#8) in Vilnius where they are favorite.
Important game to mention about took place in Vilnius. Eleventh ranked Sakalai (4-11) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 10th ranked LSU-Baltai (4-10) 69-67 on Thursday evening. Aivaras Kiausas orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds. Sakalai maintains eleventh position with 4-11 record. Loser LSU-Baltai keeps the tenth place with ten games lost. Sakalai's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Vilnius .

In the last two games of round 20 Nevezis beat Lietkabelis on the road 72-67. LSU-Baltai destroyed Lietkabelis on its own court 90-64.



Pieno Zvaigzdes - Siauliai 78-76

A very close game took place in Pasvalys between Pieno Zvaigzdes and Siauliai. Sixth ranked Pieno Zvaigzdes (8-6) got a very close home victory over 5th ranked Siauliai (7-6). Pieno Zvaigzdes managed to escape with a 2-point win 78-76 on Saturday evening. Siauliai trailed by 12 points after 3 quarters before a 20-10 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 76-78 at the end of the game. It was a great shooting night for Pieno Zvaigzdes especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 53.3 percentage. The winners were led by American-Puerto Rican point guard TreVon Hughes (183-87, college: Wisconsin, agency: Edge Sports) who scored that evening 20 points and 6 rebounds and the former international point guard Gediminas Maceina (188-84) supported him with 17 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Four Pieno Zvaigzdes players scored in double figures. Even 24 points by American guard Chase Simon (198-89, college: Detroit Mercy) did not help to save the game for Siauliai. The former international Aurimas Kieza (202-82, college: Hofstra) added 7 points, 12 rebounds and 6 assists for the guests. Pieno Zvaigzdes have an impressive five-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Juventus. Loser Siauliai dropped to the sixth position with six games lost. Pieno Zvaigzdes will have a break next round, and it should allow them to practice more before next game. Siauliai will play against Zalgiris (#5) in Kaunas and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Pieno Zvaigzdes: T.Hughes 20+6reb+2ast, G.Maceina 17+6reb+4ast, T.Biggs 15+8reb, Y.Gates 13+11reb, E.Kairys 6+3reb, M.Ruikis 5+4reb+1ast
Siauliai: C.Simon 24+2reb, L.Samenas 17+2reb+2ast, V.Liutych 10+4reb, R.Alijevas 9+6reb+4ast, A.Kieza 7+12reb+6ast, L.Jackson 5+3reb+2ast
gschID: 194339


Naglis Palangos - Juventus 76-91

Bottom-ranked Naglis Palangos is still unable to win any game. This time they could not use their home court advantage losing their 15th consecutive match to sixth ranked Juventus (8-6) 91-76. They made 19-of-25 charity shots (76.0 percent) during the game. Juventus forced 21 Naglis Palangos turnovers. The best player for the winners was forward Paulius Morkeliunas (200-85, college: LIU Brooklyn) who had a double-double by scoring 19 points and 11 rebounds. American guard Darrick Leonard (190-84, college: Aurora) chipped in 13 points. Juventus' coach Rytis Vaisvila used a ten-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. American center Ryan Olander (213-90, college: Fairfield, agency: Pro Partner Sports Management) produced 27 points and 9 rebounds and guard Mantas Mockevicius (189-93, college: Olney Central CC) added 15 points and 7 assists respectively for the hosts. Four Naglis Palangos players scored in double figures. Juventus have a solid three-game winning streak. They moved-up to third place, which they share with Pieno Zvaigzdes. Naglis Palangos at the other side still closes the standings with 15 games lost. Juventus' next round opponent will be Lietuvos rytas (#8) in Vilnius where they are favorite.
Top scorers:
Juventus: P.Morkeliunas 19+11reb+1ast, D.Leonard 13+3reb+2ast, D.Gvezdauskas 13+4reb+1ast, G.Matulis 9+2reb+2ast, A.Viskontas 8+2reb+3ast, K.Petrukonis 8+2reb+1ast
Naglis Palangos: R.Olander 27+9reb+1ast, M.Mockevicius 15+3reb+7ast, M.Kumpys 14+4reb+4ast, P.Brown 10+8reb+6ast, M.Konate 7+10reb, G.Wright 3+3reb+2ast
gschID: 194341


Lietkabelis - Nevezis 67-72

No shocking result in a game when seventh ranked Nevezis (7-7) beat 9th ranked Lietkabelis (5-10) in Panevezys 72-67 on Friday. The guests trailed by 4 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 11-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 72-67. American forward Tony Bishop (201-89, college: Texas St., agency: Stanislav Ryzhov) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 17 points and 11 rebounds. Forward Rolandas Jakstas (202-92) contributed with 7 points and 12 rebounds for the winners. Center Mindaugas Kupsas (215-91) replied with 18 points and 7 rebounds and forward Vaidotas Volkus (202-85, college: Redlands CC) added 11 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Lietkabelis. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Nevezis maintains seventh position with 7-7 record. Lietkabelis lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with ten games lost. Both teams do not play next round, which will be an opportunity for some rest.
Top scorers:
Nevezis: T.Bishop 17+11reb+1ast, S.Kulevicius 12+1reb+3ast, A.Aleksandrovas 11+3reb+1ast, D.Silinskis 10+5reb, R.Jakstas 7+12reb+1ast, P.Semaska 6
Lietkabelis: M.Kupsas 18+7reb+1ast, K.Vecvagars 11+2reb+1ast, E.Ulanovas 11+7reb+1ast, V.Volkus 11+10reb+3ast, A.Butkevicius 9+4reb+1ast, D.Griskenas 4+1reb
gschID: 194340


Sakalai - LSU-Baltai 69-67

Important game to mention about took place in Vilnius. Eleventh ranked Sakalai (4-11) saved a 2-point victory at home edging 10th ranked LSU-Baltai (4-10) 69-67 on Thursday evening. The hosts trailed by 2 points after first quarter, but they rallied back to get the 3-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 69-67. The former international forward Aivaras Kiausas (199-80) orchestrated the victory with a double-double by scoring 12 points and 15 rebounds. Guard Paulius Dambrauskas (191-91) contributed with 18 points for the winners. Four Sakalai players scored in double figures. Zygimantas Skucas (200-92) replied with 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists and point guard Mindaugas Stasys (180-86) added 14 points and 4 assists in the effort for LSU-Baltai. Sakalai maintains eleventh position with 4-11 record. Loser LSU-Baltai keeps the tenth place with ten games lost. Sakalai's supporters look forward to an exciting derby game next round, where their team will face at home their local rival from Vilnius .
Top scorers:
Sakalai: P.Dambrauskas 18+3reb+3ast, R.Matulis 16+4reb+1ast, J.Gintvainis 14+3reb+4ast, A.Kiausas 12+15reb+3ast, E.Seskus 5+2reb, Z.Sestokas 4+1ast
LSU-Baltai: M.Stasys 14+1reb+4ast, V.Sragauskis 13+1reb, Z.Skucas 13+7reb+4ast, A.Vasiliauskas 8+1reb, S.Vingelis 6+3reb+2ast, T.Urbonas 6+9reb+1ast
gschID: 194342


Neptunas - Rudupis 85-81

The most crucial game of the last round was a loss of top-ranked Rudupis (12-2) in Klaipeda on Thursday night. Visitors were defeated by second ranked Neptunas (11-3) 85-81. It may be a crucial game in the contest for the top position in the league. The hosts trailed by 5 points after three quarters before their 27-18 charge, which allowed them to win the game. The former international forward Valdas Vasylius (203-83, college: ODU) orchestrated the victory by scoring 14 points, 6 rebounds and 7 assists. The former international forward Deividas Gailius (200-88) contributed with 15 points and 7 rebounds for the winners. Estonian Siim-Sander Vene (203-90, agency: Alti Sport) replied with 16 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists (on 7-of-9 shooting from the field) and swingman Gediminas Orelikas (200-90) added 14 points and 10 rebounds in the effort for Rudupis. Four Neptunas and five Rudupis players scored in double figures. Neptunas have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 11-3 record behind leader Rudupis. Rudupis at the other side still keeps top place with two games lost. Neptunas are looking forward to face LSU-Baltai (#10) in Kaunas in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Rudupis will have a break next round.
Top scorers:
Neptunas: M.Runkauskas 20+1reb+1ast, D.Gailius 15+7reb+2ast, V.Vasylius 14+6reb+7ast, V.Sarakauskas 12+4reb, L.Mikalauskas 10+6reb+1ast, E.Dainys 9+5reb+5ast
Rudupis: A.Milaknis 17+3reb+1ast, S.Vene 16+6reb+6ast, A.Urbutis 15+8reb, G.Kadziulis 14+1reb+2ast, G.Orelikas 14+10reb+3ast, A.Valeika 4+6reb+5ast
gschID: 194338


LSU-Baltai - Lietkabelis 90-64

We cannot really consider it an upset in the game between close teams when 9th ranked Lietkabelis (5-10) was smashed by tenth ranked LSU-Baltai (4-10) in Kaunas 90-64 on Wednesday. The game without a history. LSU-Baltai led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. They looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists comparing to just 11 passes made by Lietkabelis' players. Guard Sarunas Vingelis (191-89) orchestrated the victory by scoring 21 points and 4 assists. Forward Vidmantas Sragauskis (200-86) contributed with 18 points and 5 rebounds for the winners. Center Mindaugas Kupsas (215-91) replied with 15 points and 5 rebounds and forward Tauras Jogela (203-93) added 12 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Lietkabelis. LSU-Baltai maintains tenth position with 4-10 record. Lietkabelis lost sixth consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with ten games lost. LSU-Baltai will face league's second-placed Neptunas in Klaipeda in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game.
Top scorers:
LSU-Baltai: S.Vingelis 21+2reb+4ast, V.Sragauskis 18+5reb+3ast, M.Stasys 12+1reb+5ast, A.Sakalauskas 9+5reb+1ast, T.Urbonas 8+6reb+2ast, T.Tamosiunas 8+5reb+3ast
Lietkabelis: M.Kupsas 15+5reb+2ast, T.Jogela 12+6reb, V.Volkus 11+1reb+1ast, K.Babkauskas 8+4reb+1ast, E.Jezukevicius 6+1reb, K.Vecvagars 4+2reb+1ast
gschID: 232803


Siauliai - Neptunas 81-82

Important game to mention about took place in Siauliai. Second ranked Neptunas (11-3) saved a 1-point victory on the road edging 5th ranked Siauliai (7-6) 82-81 on Wednesday evening. It looked good early as Siauliai took an 1-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then Neptunas had a 22-20 second period charge getting the lead and Siauliai was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 81-82. Worth to mention a great performance of the former international forward Valdas Vasylius (203-83, college: ODU) who helped to win the game recording 18 points and 5 rebounds and center Vytautas Sarakauskas (204-82) who added 9 points and 8 rebounds during the contest. Neptunas' coach Kazys Maksvytis allowed to play the deep bench players in such tough game. The former international Aurimas Kieza (202-82, college: Hofstra) responded with 22 points and 9 rebounds and American point guard Lewis Jackson (178-89, college: Purdue) scored 12 points and 4 steals. Neptunas have an impressive ten-game winning streak. They maintain second position with 11-3 record behind leader Rudupis. Siauliai at the other side dropped to the sixth place with six games lost. Neptunas will play against LSU-Baltai (#10) in Kaunas in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Siauliai will play at home against Zalgiris (#5) in Kaunas and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Neptunas: V.Vasylius 18+5reb+2ast, D.Gailius 11+3reb+1ast, E.Dainys 10+2reb+5ast, V.Sarakauskas 9+8reb, R.Broadus 8+2reb, M.Runkauskas 7+3reb+1ast
Siauliai: A.Kieza 22+9reb+2ast, L.Jackson 12+1reb+3ast, V.Liutych 10+5reb, L.Samenas 9, R.Alijevas 8+2reb+1ast, P.Dia 8+5reb
gschID: 232505


  




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