Dovydas Giedraitis returns in style, Lukas Uleckas powers up Rytas
In the first game upon returning from injury, Dovydas Giedraitis helped Zalgiris Kaunas to get a victory against Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys. He logged 7 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists in his debut as Zalgiris won 92:59. Youngster Motiejus Krivas led the way with 16 points and 11 rebounds.
Rytas Vilnius earned its third straight win in the Betsafe-LKL by beating league newcomers Gargždai 99:81. Paving the way, Lukas Uleckas set his personal best for the 2022-2023 season at 18 points. Marcus Foster added 15, Marius Runkauskas had 20 points for the losing side.
Caught in a close battle until the last seconds, Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena got the job done in style against Šiauliai. Alex Hamilton and Justin Alston scored crucial points down the stretch as Utena team notched 85:84 win. Hamilton was the main scorer with 18 points, Arminas Urbutis and Kyle Mangas had 19 points each for Šiauliai.
7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys struggled but got the important win nonetheless. CBet Jonava was unable to contain Nenad Čanak team in the last minutes and surrendered, 88:91. Jamel Morris had a solid showing with 19 points. In the losing side, Jeffery Garrett got 16.
Deividas Gailius shined against Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai and led Neptūnas Klaipėda to a victory in a nail-biter 71:67. Veteran stood out with 17 points. Nojus Mineikis added 14, while Paulius Petrilevičius scored 16 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Kėdainiai.
Wolves got their sixth victory of the season, this time against Labas GAS Prienai with a 79:70 final score. Ahmad Caver scored 18 points, Hugo Ivernizzi followed with 14 points and 6 rebounds. Brandon Brown led Labas GAS with 16 points, Justinas Jogminas registered 12 points and 9 rebounds.