Žalgiris is one win away from winning Betsafe-LKL championship
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Žalgiris is one win away from winning Betsafe-LKL championship

Author: LKL
2023-06-07

Žalgiris Kaunas took a significant step towards clinching the Betsafe-LKL championship title with a resounding 95-80 victory over Rytas Vilnius in Game 3. Team coached by Kazys Maksvytis started the game strong and managed to pull away further in the third quarter, showcasing their dominance on the court.

The top scorers for Žalgiris were Edgaras Ulanovas with 18 points, Isaiah Taylor with 17 points and Ignas Brazdeikis with 15 points. For Rytas, Elvar Fridriksson and Marcus Foster each contributed 13 points. 

With this win, Žalgiris now leads the series 2-1 and is just one victory away from claiming the championship.

From the opening tip-off, Žalgiris displayed their determination to take control of the game. Their exceptional teamwork and offensive firepower proved to be too much for Rytas to handle. Žalgiris executed their game plan to perfection, capitalizing on their home-court advantage and building a significant lead.

The turning point of the match came in the third quarter when Žalgiris unleashed a relentless offensive onslaught, extending their lead and leaving Rytas struggling to keep pace. Despite Rytas' efforts to rally, Žalgiris maintained their composure and held on to their commanding advantage until the final buzzer.

In the fight for third place, CBet Jonava secured an impressive 82-63 victory over 7bet-Lietkabelis in Game 3. The team was led by Glynn Watson, who showcased his scoring prowess with 20 points, and Jeffrey Garrett, who contributed 17 points and 7 rebounds to the winning effort.

CBet Jonava demonstrated their determination and resilience throughout the game, overpowering their opponents with their strong defensive presence and efficient offensive execution. With this victory, CBet Jonava solidifies their claim for the third-place finish in the Betsafe-LKL championship.

As the Betsafe-LKL championship nears its conclusion, all eyes will be on Žalgiris Kaunas as they aim to secure the final win needed to claim the title. Meanwhile, CBet Jonava will seek to maintain their momentum and secure the third-place finish in the upcoming game. The stage is set for thrilling matchups that will determine the ultimate winners in this exciting basketball competition.

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