Zalgiris Kaunas beat Pieno Žvaigždės with a late effort

2023-10-01T19:07:02+00:00 2023-10-01T19:07:02+00:00.

Cesare Milanti

01/Oct/23 19:07

The green-and-white side remains unbeaten in the LKL next to BC Wolves

By Eurohoops team /

Pushing late in the game to come back with a 25-7 run in the fourth quarter, Zalgiris Kaunas managed to beat Pieno Žvaigždės 78-68 with a great performance by Laurynas Birutis, who came off the bench for a double-double of 12 points and 12 rebounds.

The green-and-white side, which will begin the EuroLeague season on the road against Virtus Bologna on Thursday, had 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 4 assists from the newcomer Nazareth Mitrou-Long. The 24-year-old Danielius Lavrinovičius scored 16 points in 14:49 minutes on the court. On the losing side, instead, Brandon Tabb provided 26 points and 5 steals.

With this victory, Zalgiris Kaunas remains unbeaten in the 2023-24 LKL so far next to BC Wolves, which beat BC Mazeikiai 84-74 on Saturday with 14 points, 5 rebounds, and 6 assists from the 2023 FIBA World Cup Latvian sensation Arturs Zagars.

PHOTO CREDIT: Zalgiris Kaunas