Only seven players of the main team gathered for training “Zalgiris” Kaunas. Five substitutes took part in training Tomas Dimša, who is resting after the national team camp on Sunday.
Next week, the Kaunas basketball players “Žalgiris” will have their first control match and the composition of the team will be similar to the team that will fight only at the beginning of the season.
A large number of basketball players of the main team of “Žalgiris” are currently away with the national team of their country – some of them will join the team in late August or early September and some after the end of the leg. European Basketball Championship.
Karolis Lukošiūnas, Mantas Kalnietis, Keenan Evans, Edgaras Ulanovs, Kevarrius Hayes, Laurynas Birutis and Motiejus Krivas are currently sweating in training, according to a press release.
Dovydas Giedraitis, who is recovering from ankle surgery, is being monitored from overseas and Tomas Dimša, who has just left Lithuania’s national team camp, will join his team-mates on Sunday.
Of course, the captain had no shortage of people in the training session, led by assistant coach Kazis Maksvytis – the space was filled by Kaunas youth basketball player “Žalgiris”.
Liutauras Lelevičius, who trained with the main team last year and other members of the “galgiris-2” – Kajus Kublickas, Dovydas Butka, Nedas Montvila and Gytis Nemeikša – took part in the main team training and will be waiting for their chance They are in control of the game.
Gintaras Krapikas, who is currently leading the training, said: “We are watching our youngsters constantly talking to the reserve coaches and now it will be a great opportunity to see them up close.” – These are talented men, you can see with their eyes a great desire to work and express themselves. “Every basketball player in the system must know that they will have their chance.”
Dovydas Butka, who won the silver medal at the European Championships with Lithuania, said: “It will be very interesting to test your strength with the basketball players of the main team to see if you There is value and where you still need to improve. ” . “Summer is very strong and very successful, so I will attend when I am in good shape and I believe we will not spoil the image with other reserves.”
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