Domestic league playoffs: Big run fuels Zalgiris to victory

May 21, 2019 by Euroleague.net Print
Domestic league playoffs: Big run fuels Zalgiris to victory

Lithuanian League: 17-0 run fuels Zalgiris

Zalgiris Kaunas opened its best-of-three Lithuanian League semifinals series with a 78-58 win over Lietkabelis Panevezys. The hosts took the lead for good with a 12-2 first-quarter run and held 36-32 at halftime. However, Edgaras Ulanovas and Aaron White each hit a three-pointer to fuel a 17-0 run early in the third quarter, opening a 53-34 margin and never looking back. All-EuroLeague center Brandon Davies led Zalgiris with 16 points plus 9 rebounds, White scored 12 points, and Nate Wolters added 11 in victory.