In the 500th match of P. Jankūnas, LKL championships were marked by an easy victory

An easy victory in the Lithuanian Basketball League (Betsafe-LKL) match Kaunas Žalgiris (30/3), who at home 99:66 (30:18, 19:16, 25:13, 25:19) crushed the Nevėžis-Optibet (9/25) club in Kėdainiai.

Marius Grigonis and Thomas Walkup got a rest, and the people of Kėdainiai did not have their most useful player Julius Kazakauskas.

“Žalgiris” started to dictate their conditions from the very beginning of the duel – 15: 7 after 5 minutes. Soon the hosts won the section 11: 0 and broke away – 28:12. By the end of the half, “Nevėis” was a little closer – 18:30. In the second quarter, the attack of the country’s champions slowed down a bit, but it was enough to make the difference even bigger – 49:34.

After the big break, Nevėžis-Optibet finally fell apart – it was very difficult to collect points in the attack, Žalgiris did not intend to slow down and had a solid advantage, as the advantage quickly crossed the 20-point mark (56:35) and crushed opponents by three quarters. 74:47.

During the last 10 minutes, “Žalgiris” did not allow to doubt which team is better on the field and Mantas Rubštavičius even had a chance to score the 100th point, as he stopped throwing three penalties, but one flew past and the young man avoided the obligation to have dinner with the team’s friends.

Žalgiris: Nigel Hayes 15 (15 mins), Augustine Rubit 14 (7th chamber), Joffrey Lauvergne 10 (9th section), Artūras Milaknis (3/7 three-pointers) and Martin Geben 9 each, Marek Blaževičius (5th chamber) and Steve Vasturia after 8.

Nevėžis-Optibet: Ariel Hukporti 17 (5th chamber), Martynas Pocevičius 13 (3/4 three-pointers), Julius Jucikas 10, Sedrick Barefield 9.

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