Rokas Jokubaitis earns Lithuania call-up

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Giannis Askounis

10/Feb/20 11:37

Eurohoops.net
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Updated roster for Lithuania’s national team features a mix of experience and youth.

By John Askounis/ info@eurohoops.net

Lithuania announced its 14-player roster for upcoming 2021 EuroBasket Qualifiers. Zalgiris prospect Rokas Jokubaitis made the list for the first time. Also, Donatas Motiejunas returns following a lengthy hiatus.

The squad:

  • Eimantas Bendzius (Rytas Vilnius)
    Arnas Butkevicius (Rytas Vilnius)
    Tomas Dimsa (Lietkabelis)
    Deividas Gailius (Neptunas Klaipeda)
    Zygimantas Janavicius (Neptunas Klaipeda)
    Rokas Jokubaitis (Zalgiris Kaunas)
    Evaldas Kairys (Rytas Vilnius)
    Mantas Kalnietis (Lokomotiv Kuban)
    Mindaugas Kuzminskas (Lokomotiv Kuban)
    Jonas Maciulis (AEK)
    Gytis Masiulis (Neptunas Klaipeda)
    Donatas Motiejunas (Shanghai Sharks)
    Martynas Sajus (Lietkabelis)
    Paulius Valinskas (Lietkabelis)

Lithuania will tip off its Group C run taking Belgium at Mons on February 21. Three days later will host the Czech Republic at Vilnius. The other team of the group is Denmark.