Wolves become the first to beat Žalgiris, Rytas celebrates Macas‘ jersey retirement in style
The Betsafe-LKL basketball league sustained its exhilarating momentum over the past week, showcasing a sequence of enthralling matchups that had fans eagerly anticipating each game. Let's revisit the dynamic events that transpired in the previous week, presented by Scorestars.
A double celebration took place in Vilnius. Legendary sharpshooter Arvydas Macijauskas was honored in the capital as his jersey was hung in the rafters of Jeep arena. Rytas didn't spoil this occasion. The home team was in drivers seat for the whole game and beat Neptūnas Klaipėda 93-75.
On Sunday Wolves Vilnius became the first team to beat the Betsafe-LKL champions, Žalgiris Kaunas. In front of 8 500 people in ASG arena Wolves overcame Žalgiris challenge 75-64 despite losing the leader of the team, Rasheed Sulaimon, who suffered an ankle injury in the ending of third quarter.
All the results of 9th week of Betsafe-LKL:
Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena 88-91 7bet-Lietkabelis Panevėžys
Rytas Vilnius 93-75 Neptūnas Klaipėda
Gargždai 86-80 CBet Jonava
Wolves Vilnius 75-64 Žalgiris Kaunas
Šiauliai 91-95 Pieno žvaigždės Pasvalys
M Basket-Delamode Mažeikiai 88-81 Nevėžis-Optibet Kėdainiai
Here‘s how the Betsafe-LKL standings look after 9th week:
1. Wolves (8/1)
2. Žalgiris (8/1)
3. Rytas (8/1)
4. 7bet-Lietkabelis (6/3)
5. Uniclub Casino – Juventus (5/4)
6. CBet (5/4)
7. Neptūnas (3/6)
8. Pieno žvaigždės (3/6)
9. M Basket-Delamode (3/6)
10. Gargždai (3/6)
11. Nevėžis-Optibet (1/8)
12. Šiauliai (1/8)
Scorestars Dream Team of the week:
We present you five players that brought the most points in Scorestars fantasy game. Brandon Tabb (36 eff) and Martynas Paliukėnas (29 eff) at guard, Zane Waterman (29 eff) and Artūras Jomantas (28 eff) at forward and Tomaš Pavelka (41 eff) at center. Tabb and Pavelka are included in this team for the third time in a row, while Waterman was also included last week.
Which players are poised to deliver standout performances in the upcoming week? Build your top lineup on Scorestars and engage in friendly competition with others to demonstrate your insights into the Betsafe-LKL.
Scorestars TOP10 weekly leaderboard: