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European basketball fans know that history was made with Olympiacos’ stunning victory in the 2012 Euroleague championship. And so BallinEurope contributor, the self-proclaimed hoops history junkie Uygar Karaca looks back with perspective on the title bid, reaching all the back to the Great Depression of 1929 through the collapse of the Soviet Union and into […]
In the leadup to the 2011-12 Eurocup Final Four tournament beginning on Saturday, Eurosport Turkey basketball commentator Uygar Karaca contributes a series of previews on the remaining quartet entitled “Four Teams, Four Stories” to BallinEurope. Today, Karaca takes a look at Lietuvos Rytas – and the club’s amazing ability to continually come back and adapt. […]
National head coach Kestutis Kemzura has released his list of 18 candidates who could be suiting up for Team Lithuania in the 2012 Olympic qualifiers and beyond. On paper at least, the selection looks pretty good – particularly compared to the Eurobasket 2011 version of the team which included a single true no. 3 after […]
Eurobasket 2009, day 3: What the hell happened to Lithuania? (Also, increasingly fearless predictions)
After Lithuania fell to unheralded Poland for its second consecutive Eurobasket loss against teams they really should have outclassed, coach Ramunas Butautas had some choice quotes for his team and the public at large. “We played terrible,” Butautas said, getting no argument from any quarter. “We had no defense, no offense. We lost our game.” […]
The Lithuanian Finals continue and the talking trash continues as well. After we have analyzed the dirty play by Arturas Jomantas, we got the reactions of two of the targeted Zalgiris players through krepsinis.net.
The third game of the Lithuanian Finals was probably one of the best games of the year with the close win by Zalgiris in Vilnius, 91-90. But the Zalgiris fans are not even happy as the only thing they’re discussing is the dirty play of Arturas Jomantas.
Lithuania, the country of basketball, is playing its finals these days between archrivals Zalgiris Kaunas and Lietuvos Rytas. It is not the simple result of the first game won by Rytas that is being discussed, however, but the once again unfair play of Arturas Jomantas.