Ignas Brazdeikis takes down Spain as Lithuania prevails by two

2022-08-18T21:25:49+00:00 2022-08-18T22:50:37+00:00.

Aris Barkas

18/Aug/22 21:25

Eurohoops.net

Ignas Brazdeikis made the winning shot for Lithuania, while Spain couldn’t score in the last possesion

By Eurohoops Team / info@eurohoops.net

Lithuania managed to get the 78-76 win in Vilnius over Spain, thanks to a two-pointer by Ignas Brazdeikis. The newest addition to the Lithuanian national team was the top scorer of the winning side, together with Pelicans‘ Jonas Valanciunas as each player scored 16 points.

Brazdeikis gave the lead to the hosts with 15 seconds left and Lorenzo Brown who had previously tied the game at 76, took the last shot. He missed, Brazdeikis secured the rebound and Lithuania got the win.

Marius Grigonis added 11 points for the winners, while Rokas Giedriatis had 12.

Spain played without Willy Hernangomez, Rudy Fernandez, and Sergio Llull and got 18 points from Brown. Dario Brizuela also scored 12 points. Those were the only two players in double digits for the losing side.