Lietkabelis ends Zalgiris’ 16 games winning streak 69
Zalgiris Kaunas amazing 16 games winning streak came to an end. Lietkabelis became the first Betsafe LKL team to defeat Zalgiris 82-73 in Panevezys on Sunday.
Lietkabelis ran away from the visitors after 14-4 run in the second quarter – 37-26.
Kaunas’ side came back after the halftime (46-48) but Lietkabelis made another 10-0 run and got their double digit lead back 58-46.
Zalgiris tried to stay close till the end, but was forced to deal with the first loss of the season.
Thomas Walkup and Zach LeDay scored 12 points each for the guests. Lukas Lekavicius added 10 points and 6 assists.
Ex-Zalgiris players Tomas Dimsa and Paulius Valinskas scored 21 point each for Lietkabelis. Dimsa also added six assists.