Lithuanian League, Game 4: October 23-25, 2009
by: Euroleague.net
October 25, 2009
Dainius Salenga - ZalgirisZalgiris keeps leading the Lithuanian League standings with a 6-0 record, with defending champion Lietuvos Rytas right behind at 4-0. Zalgiris registered consecutive wins this weekend to stay undefeated. On Friday, Zalgiris downed Siauliai 79-55 in Kaunas behind 14 points from Marcus Brown. Dainius Salenga and Marty Pocius each added 12 while Travis Watson and Arturas Milaknis had 10 apiece for Zalgiris. Derrick Low led Siauliai with 15 points. Zalgiris rolled since the opening tip, leading 25-15 after 10 minutes and boosting its margin to 64-37 at the end of the third quarter, enough to seal the outcome. On Sunday, Zalgiris topped Neptunas 62-69 on the road. Salenga led the winners with 18 points while Tadas Klimavicius added 17. A three-pointer by Salenga sealed the outcome, 57-67, with 3 minutes to go. L. Rytas beat Perlas 70-80 on the road on Saturday. Aron Baynes and Martynas Gecevicius led the winners each with 16 points. Milko Bjelica added 14 while Dejan Borovnjak had 10 for L. Rytas, that led 31-49 at halftime and only allowed Perlas to rally once the outcome was clear. Siauliai had also downed Perlas 101-66 on Friday with 15 points each from Low and Deivydas Gailius. Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Vytautas Saranauskas each added 14 while Brandon Brown and Arvydas Siksnius had 12 apiece in an easy home win for Siauliai. In other games, Sakalai beat Nevezis 79-72 while Alytus rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit to edge Aisciai 85-84 behind 26 points from Aurimas Adomaitis.


LAST GAME GAME 4
October 23-25, 2009
Day Match Result
Oct. 23 Alytus vs. Aisciai 85-84
Oct. 23 Siauliai vs. Perlas 101-66
Oct. 23 Rudupis vs. Suduva 79-68
Oct. 24 Sakalai vs. Nevezis 79-72
Oct. 24 Zalgiris vs. Siauliai 79-55
Oct. 24 Perlas vs. Lietuvos Rytas 70-80
Oct. 25 Neptunas vs. Zalgiris 62-69
NEXT GAME GAME 5
November 3, 2009
Day Match
Nov. 3 Neptunas vs. Sakalai
Nov. 3 Nevezis vs. Rudupis
Nov. 3 Siauliai vs. Alytus
Nov. 3 Suduva vs. Aisciai
Nov. 3 Techasas vs. Perlas
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STANDINGS TG W L P+ P-
1 Žalgiris 6 6 0 503 361
2 Lietuvos rytas 4 4 0 391 238
3 Šiauliai 5 4 1 502 366
4 Alytus 4 3 1 329 331
5 Techasas 4 3 1 318 316
6 Sakalai 4 2 2 311 304
7 Juventus 4 2 2 285 302
8 Rūdupis 3 1 2 235 254
9 Perlas 4 1 3 295 353
10 Neptūnas 4 1 3 268 344
11 Nevėžis 4 0 4 265 333
12 Sūduva 4 0 4 288 384
13 Aisčiai 4 0 4 276 380

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