Credit: BNS
Credit BNS

Lietkabelis Panevezys forced Zalgiris Kaunas to the second defeat in the Lithuanian League semifinals, 73-69 (18-21, 14-22, 16-10, 25-16).

Free throws this season

78%
14,7
Points made: 14,7
Accuracy: 77,8%
Place in standings: 5
Record max: 28
Record min: 6
Most made FTs: Panagiotis Kalaitzakis

EuroCup's squad is leading the best-of-five series 2-1, while vital Game 3 for Zalgiris is scheduled for Saturday in Panevezys.

With 33 seconds to play, Dovydas Giedraitis increased Lietkabelis' lead to four points by nailing both free throws (70-66). Janis Strelnieks missed on the other side, while Vytenis Lipkevicius hit one shot from the line (71-66).

Even though Arturas Milaknis tried to revive the Zalgiris' hopes with a late triple (69-71), Dovydas Giedraitis sealed the deal for the guests (73-69).

Giedraitis led the route for Lietkabelis, accumulating 14 points (2/3 2PT, 0/2 3PT, 10/11 FT), 5 assists, and 21 PIR.

Zalgiris: Janis Strelnieks 15 (5 REB), Lukas Lekavicius 11 (7 AST), Tai Webster 9.

Lietkabelis: Panagiotis Kalaitzakis 18, Gediminas Orelik 16 (6 REB), Dovydas Giedraitis 14 (5 AST).

 

 

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