Žalgiris prevails in the first derby against Rytas, Nevėžis-Optibet finally ending the losing streak
The Betsafe-LKL basketball league continued its thrilling journey this week, featuring a series of captivating matchups that left fans on the edge of their seats. Here's a recap of the exciting action that unfolded during the last week, presented by Scorestars.
In Vilnius, the first battle of Betsafe-LKL giants took place on Sunday. Žalgiris Kaunas edged out Rytas Vilnius 81-67 in a packed Avia Solutions Group arena. The champions put up a impressive defensive effort to limit the home team to just 67 points. Before this matchup Rytas' lowest scoring performance consisted of "only" 90 points against M Basket-Delamode Mažeikiai.
Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai finally got their first win of the season, ending the 7-game losing streak on their home court 89-84 against Šiauliai, who are now the last placed team in the standings, going on currently longest losing streak with 6 losses in a row.
All the results of 8th week of Betsafe-LKL:
Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys 107-88 M Basket-Delamode Mažeikiai
7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys 84-79 CBet Jonava
Rytas Vilnius 67-81 Žalgiris Kaunas
Wolves Vilnius 77-71 Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena
Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai 89-84 Šiauliai
Gargždai 73-92 Neptūnas Klaipėda
Here's how the Betsafe-LKL standings look after 8th week:
1. Žalgiris (8/0)
2. Wolves (7/1)
3. Rytas (7/1)
4. 7bet-Lietkabelis (5/3)
5. Uniclub Casino – Juventus (5/3)
6. CBet (5/3)
7. Neptūnas (3/5)
8. Pieno žvaigždės (2/6)
9. M Basket-Delamode (2/6)
10. Gargždai (2/6)
11. Nevėžis-Optibet (1/7)
12. Šiauliai (1/7)
Scorestars Dream Team of the week:
We present you five players that brought the most points in Scorestars fantasy game. Brandon Tabb (21 eff) and Paulius Valinskas (23 eff) at guard, Zane Waterman (32 eff) and Ignas Vaitkus (31 eff) at forward and Tomaš Pavelka (30 eff) at center.
Who's going to be the best performing players in the upcoming week? Put up your best line-up in Scorestars and compete with others to prove your knowledge of Betsafe-LKL.
Scorestars TOP10 weekly leaderboard: