Late push enough for Zalgiris to defeat Dzukija
The defending Betsafe LKL champions Zalgiris managed to fend off Dzukija to avoid another upset in Kaunas after being handed their first defeat of the season by Neptunas a week ago.
Paced by Brandon Davies and Aaron White, the home side pulled away late in the fourth quarter, registering an 88-75 victory at the Zalgirio Arena to improve to a 6-1 record.
Davies posted a game-high 20 points, White collected 14 points, while Thomas Walkup chipped in with 12 points and 8 rebounds. Leo Westermann also delivered in the clutch and finished with 11 points.
For Dzukija, who fell to 2-4 in the standings, Waverly Austin finished with 13 points, while Kendrick Brown and Egidijus Dimsa added 12 points each.