Credit: BNS
Credit BNS

Lietkabelis Panevezys (1-0) beat Slask Wroclaw (0-1) 70-59 (19-14, 17-18, 17-14, 20-10) in the 7DAYS EuroCup start.

Until the last period, the match was close and changeable. Lietkabelis had the biggest lead of 8 points (29-21) in the second quarter, while Slask led the route by 6 points (49-43) in the third period.

However, the Lithuanian squad retook control of the game in the decisive quarter. They were in front by 7 points (62-55) with 3 minutes to play in the match. Vytenis Lipkevicius hit 2+1 and a crucial three-pointer to secure the victory.

Panagiotis Kalaitzakis was a top performer for Lietkabelis. He registered 12 points (3/3 2PT, 2/7 3PT, 0/2 FT), 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals, 1 turnover, 2 drawn fouls, and 14 PIR.

Cyril Langevine was a leader of the Polish club. The athlete posted 19 points (9/10 2PT, 1/5 FT), 8 rebounds, 1 assist, 1 steal, 3 turnovers, 6 drawn fouls, and 24 PIR.

Lietkabelis: Panagiotis Kalaitzakis 12 (6 REB), Gediminas Orelik 11, Vytenis Lipkevicius 10 (6 REB), Kristupas Zemaitis 10 (4 REB, 2 AST), Gabrielius Maldunas 9 (5 REB).

Slask: Cyril Langevine 19 (8 REB), Aleksander Dziewa 14 (4 REB, 3 AST), Ivan Ramljak 11 (11 REB).

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