Siauliai dominant against Liepaja

SIAULIAI - Champion of multiple BBL trophies, Siauliai continued their successful campaign with an 85-61 win against Betsafe/Liepaja on Tuesday evening.


It was a tightly contested battle just for the first five minutes, as the teams swung back and forth, before Siauliai finally managed to cut loose. They won the first quarter by seven, but were chased back early in the second quarter. Nevertheless, before halftime it was already a double-digit affair.

Siauliai kept on expanding their lead and went on to win by a huge margin, giving them their second win in as many games.

The hosts were ignited by an outstanding performance from Donatas Sabeckis, who was close to a triple-double. The 24-year-old tallied 14 points, 10 rebounds and 9 assists, while also contributing 3 steals to the cause.

Arminas Urbutis added 18 points, while Omar Prewitt had 15. Giedrius Stankevicius and Sarunas Beniusis finished the game with 11 and 10 points respectively.

For the Liepaja side, Toms Leimanis stood out with 22 points in his account. Roberts Krastins adde 16 points, while Karlis Lasmanis had 9.