Zalgiris holds on against Dzukija 11
Zalgiris looked a bit rusty but handled their business against Dzukija to stay atop the Betsafe LKL standings. A low-scoring 72-63 victory against Dzukija allowed Zalgiris to move to a league-best 21-3 mark in the table, with Paulius Jankunas leading the way with a 17-point performance.
Edgaras Ulanovas posted a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds, while Brandon Davies needed just 17 minutes to also get to the 12-point mark.
Already short-handed due to injuries, Dzukija had another problem on their hands in the form of foul trouble for top scorers Paulius Petrilevicius and Anatoly Kashirov, both of whom fouled out.
Petrilevicius collected a team-high 13 points in just 20 minutes, while Kashirov added 11. Charles Callison added 11 points for the Alytus side.