Lukošiūnas gets hot in Žalgiris win, Neptūnas gets things done in Panevėžys
Karolis Lukošiūnas scored a season-high 21 points by making 7 three-pointers, leading Žalgiris Kaunas to a 93-75 victory against Šiauliai. Lukas Lekavičius with 16 and Ignas Brazdeikis with 12 shaped the remaining double-digit scoring efforts for Žalgiris.
In another Betsafe-LKL action, Martynas Echodas exploded for 16 points and 16 rebounds double-double, guiding Rytas Vilnius to a comfortable 98-77 win over Labas Gas Prienai. Gytis Radzevičius tallied 16 points and 9 rebounds, Gytis Masiulis added 16 points as well.
After a difficult game in the EuroCup competition, 7-bet Lietkabelis Panevėžys also fell hard in the Betsafe-LKL, losing to Neptūnas Klaipėda at home 73-81. Deividas Gailius was the top scorer of the winning side with 16 points, Matas Jogėla and Oskaras Pleikys each followed with 14.
Backed by a solid performance of Jeffery Taylor, Wolves managed to end Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena 8-game winning streak, prevailing 86-81. Wolves leader from Sweden dropped 21 points. Justin Alston banked in a 24 points and 12 rebounds double-double for the losing side.
Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai rolled Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys 83-65, forcing the losing side to face their 9th straight defeat. Artūrs Žagars paved the way with 19 points and 9 rebounds, Deshawn Freeman and Bradley Davison added 14 and 13 points respectively.
CBet Jonava narrowly escaped a fifth straight defeat as Goran Huskič made a game-winning free throw to secure a 69-68 win against Gargždai. Match hero himself had 15 points and 6 assists, while his teammate Jeffery Garrett went for 24 points and 9 rebounds.