Utena secures dramatic victory at the buzzer, 10-12 league positions are set
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Utena secures dramatic victory at the buzzer, 10-12 league positions are set

Author: LKL.lt
2023-05-01

In one of the most dramatic finishes of the Betsafe-LKL season, Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena delivered an impressive victory against Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys, winning 84-81 and snapping their four-game losing streak. The game's highlight was Jonathan Davis's buzzer-beating three-pointer that sealed the win for Utena, where he scored 20 points and provided 7 assists, while Rihards Kuksiks led the losing team with 22 points.

In the previous game, Utena suffered a 79-106 loss against Wolves, with Justin Alston contributing 19 points and 7 rebounds for Utena but unable to overcome Regimantas Miniotas, who led Wolves with 19 points. 

League leaders Žalgiris Kaunas won their eighth straight game, beating Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai 95-89, with Tomas Dimša, Achille Polonara and Karolis Lukošiūnas each scoring 14 points for the winning team, while DeShawn Freeman contributed 20 points for Kėdainiai.

Defending champions Rytas Vilnius also got a win over Nevėžis-Optibet, 99-93, with newcomers Justin Gorham and Jaime Echenique each scoring 17 points for Rytas, while Bradley Davidson and Tim Lambrecht contributed 23 points each for Kėdainiai.

7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys secured an 89-80 victory against Šiauliai, with Kristian Kullamae leading the way with 13 points in a balanced effort, while Martynas Varnas was the leading scorer for Šiauliai, scoring 19 points, grabbing 5 rebounds, and providing 4 assists.

With Neptūnas Klaipėda beating Gargždai 91-86, CBet Jonava beating Labas GAS Prienai 72-69, and Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys beating Gargždai 89-78 themselves, the last three positions in the league are now set, with Pasvalys finishing in 10th place, Gargždai in 11th, and Prienai in 12th position.

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