Lithuanian teams have finished FIBA 3×3 season2020-12-21 18:12
In the FIBA 3 × 3 World Tour tournament in Jeddah, the Utena Juventus “Uniclub” team finished their performance in the semifinals. In the semifinals, team from Utena, 13:21 had to acknowledge the advantage of the Liman team.
Ignas Vaitkus scored 7 points, Žygimantas Skučas 4, Vytautas Šulskis and Gintautas Matulis scored 1 each. In the group stage, Utena defeated NY Harlem team with the result 21:16 as well as won against Lithuanian rivals Šakiai “Gulbelė” team with the result 21:14. In the quarterfinals they have faced team from the Netherlands, Amsterdam and finished the game on top – 20:15.
In the final standings, the Utena team won the third place and won the $ 28,000 prize.
However, another Lithuanian team, Šakiai-Gulbelė did not have such a successful finish of a 2020 season.
In group D, Šakiai “Gulbelė” lost their first game to the NY Harlem team after a fierce combat at 19:21. Following the first loss, they have faced Utena team and were ready to prove that they are ready to play in the playoffs. However, in the Lithuanian battle Utena “Uniclub” took the win (14:21) and advanced to the quarterfinals from the first place in the group D.