Žalgiris bounces back, Gailius pours 30 points and hits a game-winner to surprise Utena
Tomas Dimša produced a brilliant offensive display as Žalgiris Kaunas snapped a two-game losing streak, beating Labas GAS Prienai 86-80. With captain Edgaras Ulanovas sitting out, Dimša led the way by making 5 three-pointers, tallying 19 points and 6 assists.
Deividas Gailius exploded for 30 points, 6 assists and 6 rebounds as Neptūnas Klaipėda prevailed over Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena 98-97. Gailius paced his side with an early offensive eruption and finished with a game-winning shot in the final seconds.
Storming back from an early double-digit deficit, Šiauliai topped Wolves 107-102. Martynas Varnas had the best game of his career, packing 25 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists. Jonas Zahore followed with 16 points and 8 rebounds, Eigirdas Žukauskas had 22 points for Wolves.
Rytas Vilnius did not have any trouble recording a fourth straight win, as defending champions defeated Gargždai 102-72. Elvar Fridriksson and Martynas Echodas led Rytas to a blowout win with 22 and 20 points respectively. Joshua Newkirk scored 21 points for Gargždai.
With five players dropping double-digit scoring showings, Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai logged a surprising home win, 91-83, against CBet Jonava. Deshawn Freeman was the top performer with 27 points and 7 rebounds, Artūrs Žagars followed with 22 points.
Snapping a three-game losing streak with plenty of help from Gyorgy Goloman, 7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys got back on track by getting a 77-71 victory against Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys. Playing his best game so far in Lithuania, Goloman went for 16 points and 7 rebounds.