Žalgiris suffers second straight loss, Pasvalys and Prienai snap their losing streaks
After weeks of dominating Betsafe-LKL, Žalgiris Kaunas dropped two straight matchups, falling to Wolves 75-80 and to CBet Jonava 76-80. Despite facing a slump, the team still remains atop the standings, two wins clear of second placed Rytas Vilnius.
All smiles in Vilnius, as defending champions got their job done, defeating CBet 75-62 and Neptūnas Klaipėda 82-70. Margiris Normantas scored a career-high 26 points against Jonava team, while Benedek Varadi dropped a season-high 24 on Neptūnas.
Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena improved to 13-5 in the standings, now being tied with Wolves at third-fourth place. Team coached by Donaldas Kairys won against Šiauliai 92-85 and Gargždai 92-90.
7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys dropped to a sixth place after facing a third straight loss, falling to Šiauliai 94-103. A week earlier, Panevėžys club handed a first win to Labas GAS Prienai 74-86 after their 16-game losing streak.
Another long losing streak was snapped in Pasvalys as Pieno žvaigždės overcame Neptūnas 91-85 after 10 straight losses.
Both Pieno žvaigždės and Neptūnas are behind Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai in the battle for the playoff spot as Kėdainiai team got its 8th win of the season, beating Labas GAS 98-86.