NEWS

02.08.2009
Turkey Run Away With Bronze Medal Game

Turkey used several scoring spurts in the middle quarters to pull away and eventually crush Lithuania 95-74 and take the bronze medal at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The result went some way towards getting the Turks to forget their defeat against Serbia in the semi-final on Saturday.

01.08.2009
France Overcome Valanciunas, Lithuania, Reach Final

France beat Lithuania 68-63 to reach the final of the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz.

The home side led by as many as 13 early in the fourth quarter before Lithuania charged back but Les Bleus did just enough down the stretch to clinch a showdown with Serbia in Sunday's final.

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ROSTER

NoNamePos. HeightBirth datePlace of birth
 4Deividas Nazarovas SG 1.95 22.04.1991 Vilnius (LTU)  
 5Ovidijus Varanauskas SG 1.87 23.02.1991 Vilnius (LTU)  
 6Evaldas Aniulis 1.88 24.01.1992 Siauliu (LTU)  
 7Gilvydas Biruta PF 2.06 10.10.1991 Jonava (LTU)  
 8Saulius Kulvietis 2.03 14.02.1991 Kaunas (LTU)  
 9Domantas Pipiras 1.98 08.12.1991 Vilnius (LTU)  
10Jonas Valanciunas 2.10 06.05.1992 Utena (LTU)  
11Mantas Kadzevicius SG 1.93 28.03.1991 Siauliai (LTU)  
12Augustas Peciukevicius PG 1.92 02.12.1991 Vilnius (LTU)  
13Osvaldas Matulionis PF 2.00 19.08.1991 Siauliai (LTU)  
14Vytenis Cizauskas PG 1.88 16.09.1992 Kaisiadoriu (LTU)  
15Giedrius Staniulis FC 2.05 16.04.1991 Kaunas (LTU)  

COACHES

Head Coach: Marius Linartas
Assistant Coach: Julius Pranevicius ,
Aurimas Jasilionis

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01.08.2009
Semi-Finals: What Can Statistics Tell Us

Turkey will take on Serbia before Lithuania go up against hosts France in Saturday's semi-finals at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

The first semi-final will see a much-awaited match-up between Enes Kanter and Dejan Musli. Arguably two of the best centres in this competition, they will need to be at the top of their game with a place in the final at stake.

31.07.2009
Lithuania Find Range Late To See Off Croatia

Lithuania found their shooting touch late in the game to pull away and beat Croatia 74-55 in the quarter-finals at the U18 European Championship Men 2009 in Metz, France.

After three quarters, the Lithuanians led 49-47 but had made just 19 of their 66 field goal attempts.

Lithuania In Control Against Turkey29.07.2009
Lithuania Leave It Late Against Latvia28.07.2009
Lithuania Run Away With Bulgaria Game27.07.2009
Russia Make Lithuania Sweat25.07.2009
Lithuania Sink Israel24.07.2009
Valanciunas Buzzer Beater Lifts Lithuania Over Italy23.07.2009

Team

Lithuania
Lithuania
Lithuania

TEAM LEADERS

CategoryPlayerAvg
PTSJ. Valanciunas19.3
RTJ. Valanciunas10.6
ASA. Peciukevicius4.9
STV. Cizauskas1.3
BSJ. Valanciunas2.6

TEAM COMPARISON

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SCHEDULE

23.07.2009vs ITA[W] 86-85
24.07.2009vs ISR[W] 92-53
25.07.2009vs RUS[W] 76-69
27.07.2009vs BUL[W] 91-40
28.07.2009vs LAT[W] 89-60
29.07.2009vs TUR[W] 90-81
31.07.2009vs CRO[W] 74-55
01.08.2009vs FRA[L] 63-68
02.08.2009vs TUR[L] 74-95

ADMINISTRATION

Office

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Email: office@lbbf.lt
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Staff

President: Arvydas Sabonis
Secretary General: Mindaugas Spokas
Press contact: Rytis Sabas