Betsafe-LKL semifinals set as Wolves suffer surprising elimination
The Betsafe-LKL quarterfinals came to an exciting conclusion as the semifinals pairs were set. In a surprising turn of events, CBet Jonava emerged victorious over Wolves, securing a 2-0 series win with an impressive 80-75 triumph. Goran Huskič played a pivotal role in Jonava's success, contributing 18 points to their winning cause.
Rytas Vilnius managed to secure a 2-0 win over Neptūnas Klaipėda. In the second game, defending champions prevailed with a narrow 95-91 victory, showcasing their resilience and determination. Kendale McCullum played a crucial role for Vilnius, contributing 15 points to help his team seal the series.
Žalgiris Kaunas, a perennial powerhouse, continued their winning ways in the quarterfinals. They overcame Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai with a 92-86 triumph, completing a 2-0 series win. Edgaras Ulanovas was a standout performer for Kaunas, contributing 20 points and 7 rebounds in the decisive victory.
While some series concluded in two games, the battle between 7bet-Lietkabelis and Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena went the distance. Panevėžys suffered a setback in the away game, losing 77-86. However, they bounced back in a thrilling home match, edging out their opponents with a narrow 101-99 victory.
Looking ahead to the semifinals, CBet Jonava will face off against Rytas Vilnius in what promises to be a highly competitive clash. In the other semifinal matchup, Panevėžys will square off against the formidable Žalgiris Kaunas.