Maksvytis, who started working at “galgiris”: “We will be more aggressive in the defense sector this year” / News

Kazys Maksvytis, who completed his career with the national team and participated in the second training session of the “galgiris”, was happy with the strong energy and aggression of the team in defense.

On Friday afternoon, “galgiris” Kaunas basketball player returned from a week-long training camp in Spain in the second half, led by coach Kazys Maksvytis, who finished his career with National team.

While in Spain, experts sat down for an interview for the Žalgiris Insider podcast with Žalgiris TV presenter and basketball commentator Ryčius Kazlauskas and discussed team composition for the new season and evaluated training images.

“It was great to join the team. I watched a lot of matches from the outside live and I participated in the second training session Well. Good image, the team is exploding with energy, the coaches are doing well in organizing the team. Of course there are some missing national team players, we do not have a complete picture yet, but I like what I saw. “We are young enough, our defensive athletes will be stronger this year,” Maksvytis said.

The incumbent “galgiris” who coached the Lithuanian national team in the European Championships had the opportunity to get to know Ignas Brazdeikis and Arns Butkevičius, the great coaches from the youth team and Klaipėda “Neptūnas” day.

Speaking of Butkevičius, Maksvytis emphasized the importance of the player in the national team and his future interests in the “galgiris”.

“With Arn, we win every field, both on and off the field. He is a role model, a stable player. In the national team, it seems he did not play a major role, but this is not the case. It brings confidence, stability, does not need additional combinations on its own and collects a lot of points from itself. “It’s good to have players like this when you want to balance defense and attack,” the expert said.

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