Arnas Butkevičius and Mindaugas Girdžiūnas scored 14 points and Eimantas Bendžius scored 12 points in the club's semifinals 2-0.
A. Butkevicius was the most useful player with a maximum of 17 points in his account.
Throughout the game, the striker was showing inexhaustible energy, and no doubt everyone remembered the episode when a Klaipeda citizen took the ball from Laimon Kisiel's hand and handed it to Derek Needham, who scored two points with his lack of opponent.
Photo of Joshyd Elinsky / 15min / Arnas Butkevičius
"Arnas Butkevičius!" – The Vilnius team fans played in the arena after the match, thanking the striker for the victory and the enormous amount of energy the basketball player showed when he roared during the match and hit his chest after the successive episodes.
– Arnai, or gAlima says another series of quarterfinals gave a big boost?
– I think we really gave it to us because when Juventus went up on the scoreboard, he did a great job, we had to get these people … he was really there and probably wanted to take him to this series.
– Do not you think Morning is playing better in a smaller arena than Siemens?
"You know, little halls filled with people are a great place to make a lot of noise. Today, the atmosphere was unreal, the shivers running through the body. A big thank you to the fans for such an atmosphere, a pleasure to play in such a hall.
Photo of Joshyd Elinsky / 15min / DJ Seeley
– Its shape is impressive. Can you say that you are showing the best sporting form of your career?
"The team and the coaches do a great job. I just have to fulfill the situations they create. I try to fight all the time and do the work I've done all season.
Photo of Josvydas Elinskas / 15min / Eimantas Bendžius and Arnas Butkevičius
– Waiting for a series against Žalgiris. What to expect in the morning?
"In such a series, everything is determined by devotion, struggle. We want to get you into the next series. Our defense as it does, but Žalgiris plays in the Euroleague, so easy life is not possible. But come on, let's fight, let's look at each match as a new beginning and let's make the most of it.
– The atmosphere of the staff is now super?
She was super.
– It turns out that you played with Kazys Maksvyis during the match …
"No, no, not really. I just tried to say what Simas (Galdikas) did, because the coach may not have seen it.