Janis Strelnieks’ season-high lifts Zalgiris against Lietkabelis

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05/Dec/21 18:19


Janis Strelnieks posted a season-high performance to pace Zalgiris to victory over Lietkabelis at home

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

Janis Strelnieks fired up a season-high 23 points to help Zalgiris Kaunas make short work of visiting Lietkabelis and grab an 84-70 victory in the Lithuanian League on Sunday.

Jure Zdovc’s squad got a headstart into the game, leading 18-15 after the first 10 minutes, and managed to retain their lead for the entirety of the game, despite a comeback in the fourth quarter by the visitors

Edgaras Ulanovas and Regimantas Miniotas posted 15 and 13 points respectively for the winning side and Tyler Cavanaugh followed with 10 points.

Panagiotis Kalaitzakis had 19 points for the visiting team in the comeback effort and Nikola Radicevic added 13 points

With this victory, Zalgiris improved to a 10-1 record and remain at a tie with rivals Rytas for the top of the standings.

LKL Weekly results:

Pieno Zvaigzdes – Juventus 76-90
Jonava – Siauliai 58-69
Rytas Vilnius – Neptunas Klaipeda 97-76
Zalgiris Kaunas – Lietkabelis 84-70


Photo: EuroLeague