McDonald's leaves sour taste for Zalgiris

  • 1999-10-21
  • By Rokas M. Tracevskis
VILNIUS - Some of the best basketball clubs of the world, including Euroleague champion Kaunas Zalgiris, and America's NBA champion San Antonio Spurs displaced fashion as the top draw in Milan last week when they played in the McDonald's 1999 Championship.But the match-up Lithuanians were hoping most to see - Zalgiris against the Spurs - did not come to pass, thanks to the former's disappointing loss to Brazil's Vasco Da Gama club in the semifinals.The NBA's Spurs took first place after going on to beat the Italian champion squad, the Varesse Roosters. Vasco Da Gama finished second, while Z...
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