Defensive effort guides Zalgiris past Neptunas, Rytas ease past Labas GAS
Zalgiris Kaunas was unstoppable in the larger part of the game against its potential playoff opponent Neptunas Klaipeda and took a victory 77-57. Regimantas Miniotas and Edgaras Ulanovas scored in double figures (12 points) for Zalgiris, Deividas Gailius had a game-high 16 points.
Rytas Vilnius changed the chip in the second half to extend its winning streak. Margiris Normantas stepped up big time for Giedrius Žibėnas squad to finish the game with 21 points and secure an 86-70 victory. Jarvis Williams added up to the efforts with 15 points.
Pieno zvaigzdes Pasvalys suprised Lietkabelis Panevezys to move on with their fourth consecutive victory 87-82. Randy Culpepper poured 19 points and made the last free throws guiding his side to the win. Gediminas Orelikas recorded 19 points for Lietkabelis.
Emmanuel Lecomte shined right on time to hit important shots and lift CBet Jonava to a 92-88 victory over Nevezis-Optibet Kedainiai. Belgian led all scorers of Virginijus Šeškus squad with 22 points, Juan Palacios added 16. Sven Smajlagič tapped 22 points for the hosts.
Rokas Gustys was a force inside the paint for Uniclub Casino – Juventus Utena with 19 points while also grabbing 7 rebounds as his team defeated Siauliai-7bet side 94-91. Martynas Varnas scored 24 points for the hosts, but it was not enough as Utena improved to a fifth place in the standings.