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Mantas Kalnietis remains with Lokomotiv

Mantas Kalnietis remains with Lokomotiv

Lithuanian player Mantas Kalnietis (195 cm) will be entering his third season with Lokomotiv Kuban (Russia-VTB) this 2014-15. He has been a member of the Lithuanian national team in 2006,…

Darrick Leonard stays with Lietkabelis

Darrick Leonard stays with Lietkabelis

Panevezys Lietkabelis from Lithuania’s LKL has opted to bring back Darrick Leonard (190 cm, Aurora’07) for the upcoming 2014-15 season. Leonard joined the team in January 2014 and was able…

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

FIBA World Cup 2014 Day 2

In Day 2 of the FIBA World Cup 2014 a few teams remain hot, garnering back to back wins and riding their momentum from Day 1. Seven teams are still…

U16 European Championships quarters locked

U16 European Championships quarters locked

The U16 European Championships are taking shape as the quarter-final stage was set tonight, with eight teams progressing to the next stage. Serbia, Latvia, Turkey and Bosnia and Herzegovina emerged…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 5

Both Serbia and France now hold solo leads of their respective groups in the FIBA U16 European Championships at the end of Day 5 of the competition. Here is a…

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

FIBA U16 European Championships Day 4

We’re now in the second round of the FIBA U16 European Championships and only three teams are unbeaten with 3-0 records. Group E’s Serbia and Group F’s France and Italy…

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

FIBA U16 Euros gather pace: day 3

Day 3 of the FIBA U16 Euros tournament threw up a few key clashes among the four groups as the nations jostled for position with one eye turning to the…

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

FIBA U16 European Championships day 2

Game 2 of the FIBA U16 European Championships has helped to put the competing nations in their places and helped the groups take shape. There was plenty of excitement through…

U16 European Championships day 1

U16 European Championships day 1

The U16 European Championships are underway in Latvia and there was plenty of action across the groups on day 1, with reigning champs Spain getting their title defence off to…

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Martynas Pocius Inks with Galatasaray

Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul (Turkey-TBL) is bringing in Lithuanian guard Martynas Pocius (196 cm, Duke’09) to reinforce their backcourt this 2014-15 as well as to bring in some extra firepower…

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania wins 2014 Huawei Cup

Lithuania claimed victory in the 2014 Huawei Cup trophy warm up tournament by defeating Slovenia 80:76 and wrapping the competition with three consecutive games. The win proved good preparation for…

Rashaun Broadus inks with Utenos

Rashaun Broadus inks with Utenos

Rashaun Broadus (180 cm, Brigham Young’07) will return to Lithuania this season and has joined Juventus Utenos (LKL). The American has been playing Basketball in the country for the last…

James Anderson landed by Zalgiris

James Anderson landed by Zalgiris

Lithuanian powerhouse B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas has landed former NBA sharpshooter James Anderson (198 cm, Oklahoma State’10) this 2014-15. Anderson was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in the first round,…

U18 European Championship semis set

U18 European Championship semis set

An exhilarating quarter-final stage saw four teams’ progress to the semi-final of the U18 European Championships, with hosts Turkey and unbeaten Croatia among them. Turkey vs. Latvia, 78-53 Host nation…

FIBA U18 Euro Championships QF preview

FIBA U18 Euro Championships QF preview

The FIBA U18 European Championships will move to the quarter-final stage on August 1st as four games and eight nations will compete to advance to the semi-finals. The competition moves…

Darjus Lavrinovic to Reggio Emila

Darjus Lavrinovic to Reggio Emila

 . Grissin Bon Reggio Emila (Italy-SerieA) is bringing in Lithuanian big man Darjus Lavrinovic (212 cm) for the upcoming 2014-15 season. The veteran played for Budivelynyk Kyiv (Ukraine-Superleague) in 2013-14.…

U18 European Championships quarter-finals

U18 European Championships quarter-finals

The quarter-finals of the U18 European Championships have been locked after Wednesday’s games in Group E and F settled who will head to the next stage of the competition. Group…

Maalik Wayns landed by Zalgiris Kaunas

Maalik Wayns landed by Zalgiris Kaunas

Maalik Wayns (185 cm, Villanova’12) is joining Lithuanian powerhouse B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (Lithuania-LKL) for the 2014-15 season. This will be the 23-year-old point guard’s first team outside of the United…

Travis Leslie lands with Lietuvos Rytas

Travis Leslie lands with Lietuvos Rytas

Lithuanian LKL club Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius has managed to strengthen their backcourt for 2014-15 with the signing of Travis Leslie (193 cm, Georgia’11). The former NBA guard spent some time…

Linas Kleiza newcomer to EA7 Armani

Linas Kleiza newcomer to EA7 Armani

EA7 Emporio Armani Milano (Italy-SerieA) has landed Lithuanian forward Linas Kleiza (203 cm, Missouri’05) and he will be suiting up for them this 2014-15. Kleiza was a member of the…

Deividas Dulkys joins Umana Venezia

Deividas Dulkys joins Umana Venezia

Umana Reyer Venezia (Spain-Liga Endesa) has landed Lithuanian shooter Deividas Dulkys (196 cm, Florida State’12) for the 2014-15 season. Deividas began the 2013-14 season with Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania-LKL), then moved…

Linas Kleiza parts with Fenerbache

Linas Kleiza parts with Fenerbache

Veteran Lithuanian player Linas Kleiza (203 cm, Missouri’05) is leaving Turkish TBL team and Euroleague participant Fenerbahce Ulker Istanbul. Kleiza departs after being a solid contributor to his team’s 2013-14…

Omar-Sharif Cook leaves Lietuvos Rytas

Omar-Sharif Cook leaves Lietuvos Rytas

Lithuanian club Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius will be without Omar-Sharif Cook (186 cm, St. John’s’01) this coming 2014-15 season. The American-Montenegrin guard played the whole 2013-14 season for Lietuvos Rytas and…

Zalgiris Kaunas makes it 4 LKL titles in a row

Zalgiris Kaunas makes it 4 LKL titles in a row

Zalgiris Kaunas is the champion of the Lithuanian LKL once more after the club downed Neptunas Klaipeda 90-70 in the finals series. The Game 6 victory ensured Zalgiris wrapped a…

CSKA Moscow and Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius win

CSKA Moscow and Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius win

CSKA Moscow took charge of its VTB United semi-final series against Unics Kazan with a low scoring 61-65 road win in Game 2. It was CSKA’s second away victory in…

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