Siauliai open up Quarterfinals with close victory

OGRE - The BBL Playoffs began with an exciting showcase between two great teams, where Siauliai rose victorious against Ogre, 78-75.


The game was a neck-to-neck battle from end-to-end. While Siauliai had the upper hand in the early stages of the game, Ogre came back firing in the third quarter and tied the game up. 

From then on, the two just went back and forth with the lead changing hands time and time again.

The trio of Laurynas Birutis, Nick Zeisloft and Arminas Urbutis ended up with 15 points, with Birutis also adding 17 rebounds to the tally for Siauliai.

Rinalds Sirsnins had an imressive performance with 17 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists. Janis Poznaks added 17 points and 9 boards, while Gints Antrops ended the game with 16.

The return leg will be played on the 7th of March in Ogre.