Credit: LKL
Credit LKL

It was a special day for Paulius Jankunas and the whole Zalgiris Kaunas organization, as the team captain potentially played his last game in Kaunas where the Greens defeated 7bet Siauliai, 85-70 (24-15, 27-20, 14-18, 20-17).

Points this season

45%
73,0
Points made: 73,0
Accuracy: 44,9%
Place in standings: 16
Record max: 103
Record min: 51
Best scorer: Lukas Lekavičius

Game 3 may be the last home match of Paulius Jankunas' career.

The 38-year-old captain has already announced that he will end his playing career after this season, and if Zalgiris win Game 4 in Siauliai, the series will not return to Kaunas.

On such occasion, all of Zalgiris' players wore jerseys with the name of Jankunas on the back, moreover, there was a pre-game tribute ceremony and the floor at Zalgirio Arena had some distinct features.

Paulius Jankunas finished tonight's game with 4 points (1/2 2PT, 2/3 FT), 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 steal, 2 blocks, and 12 PIR.

Josh Nebo led the route for the winners, accumulating 11 points (5/5 2PT, 1/1 FT), 6 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 turnovers, 1 steal, and 16 PIR.

Zalgiris: Marek Blazevic 15 (4 REB), Tyler Cavanaugh 13, Josh Nebo 11 (6 REB), Regimantas Miniotas 11, Mantas Kalnietis 9.

Siauliai: Donatas Sabeckis 13 (5 REB, 7 AST), Martynas Varnas 12, Daniel Baslyk 10, Arminas Urbutis 10, Giedrius Staniulis 9 (5 REB).

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Paulius Jankūnas

Paulius  Jankūnas
Paulius  Jankūnas
MIN: 12.73
PTS: 3.71 (50.79%)
REB: 2.65
As: 0.59
ST: 0.53
BL: 0.18
TO: 0.88
GM: 17