Zalgiris defeat Lietkabelis to sail into Finals
Traditions were not broken in the Betsafe LKL, with Zalgiris reaching the Finals for the 26th consecutive time after finishing off the series against Lietkabelis with an 84-63 victory in Panevezys on Thursday evening.
Still unbeaten in the Play-Offs, the top-seeded title-holders extended their post-season winning streak by defeating their opponents 2-0 in the Semi-Finals.
Marius Grigonis paced Zalgiris with 18 points, Deon Thompson had a good outing off the bench with 16 points, while Brandon Davies also made his impact felt with 13 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
For Lietkabelis, Jamar Wilson registered 18 points, Paulius Valinskas and Ziga Dimec scored 12 points each, with Donatas Tarolis turning a near double-double of 8 points and 9 rebounds.
In the other Semi-Final series, Rytas hold a 1-0 lead over Neptunas with Game 2 to be played on Friday.