ULEB cup champion 2005: Lietuvos Rytas

  • 2005-04-27
  • By Matthias Kolb
VILNIUS - Lietuvos Rytas won its first European title on Apr. 19 by beating the Greek team Alfa Makedonikos 78-74. It thereby earned the right to play next season in Euroleague, which means that two Lithuanian teams will participate in Europe's strongest basketball club competition. More than a thousand fans celebrated the victory in Charleroi, Belgium, where the match took place, and Vilnius' Old Town was awake the whole night with fans waving Lithuanian flags and shaking cars that accidentally drove by. Four days after the Baltic Basketball League's final game with arch rivals Zalgiris Ka...
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