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Aleksandar Djordjevic and Jonas Kazlauskas had a battle of wits on Friday. It was the Lithuanian supremo who prevailed and is going to the final. Emmet Ryan tells their story This place wasn’t full but it sure was loud. All day the talk was that this was Serbia’s to lose. The only people giving Lithuania […]
One duel dominated this game and it was Jonas Valanciunas and Lithuania who emerged victorious Jonas Valanciunas utterly dominated Andrea Bargnani from the start but a remarkable resurgence by the Italian nearly saved his side. The Toronto Raptors man had an off-night against Georgia as he looked to still be feeling the effects of illness […]
Rather than report on every game individually, Emmet Ryan has treated the second day of Last 16 play as one continuous piece. That and it rained 12.00 – My bed, Ronchin I realised something was up. My alarm hadn’t gone off. Turns out it doesn’t work if you turn the phone off. Not to worry, […]
Toronto Raptors big man Jonas Valanciunas shared his thoughts after Lithuania overcame Georgia to reach the quarter finals of EuroBasket 2015. Watch the full piece below. BallinEurope is in the running for two awards at Blog Awards Ireland. Go here to vote for BiE
In what proved to be by far the most athletic piece of video recording performed by BiE at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup, Jonas Valanciunas spoke about getting to play against his Toronto Raptors team mate DeMar DeRozan and the the strength of the USA team.
DeMar DeRozan spoke to the media after the USA’s win over Slovenia in the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup quarter finals. The win means DeRozan will face his Toronto Raptors team mate Jonas Valanciunas and Lithuania in the next round. DeRozan told BiE that he is eager to take on his team mate for a […]
Speaking right after Turkey’s amazing come from behind victory over Australia, Oguz Savas told reporters that Ergin Ataman’s side has the weapons inside to beat Jonas Valanciunas and the rest of Lithuania’s bigs in Tuesday’s quarter final.
Coach Jonas Kazlauskas gave his thoughts on the growth of Jonas Valanciunas after the Lithuania and Toronto Raptors scored 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds in Lithuania’s win over New Zealand at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup.
Jonas Valanciunas had his way with the Tall Blacks for most of the game but New Zealand kept fighting throughout to give Lithuania a scare at the 2014 FIBA Basketball World Cup. Emmet Ryan reports on a game where Kiwi grit was nearly but not quite enough for the upset. Jonas Valanciunas gave an early […]
The now elder statesmen of international hoops often speak about the influence the Dream Team had on them but what about the players who were born in the wake of that defining event in international basketball? Emmet Ryan looks at the most interesting young players at the 2014 FIBA World Cup of Basketball. This seems […]
It was a big night for Jonas Valanciunas as he scored 19 points and snagged 8 rebounds in Lithuania’s World Cup warm-up win over Australia. Here’s the Raptors’ big man doing his thing.