Valanciunas leads Lithuania to upset win over USA

  • 2011-06-29
  • Jared Grellet
VILNIUS, Lithuania – The Lithuanian men’s U19 team has stunned the U.S. U19 team in an exhibition match on Tuesday evening, beating the current world champs 108 – 75. In what will likely be a last blow out for both teams ahead of the FIBA U19 World Championships which get underway in Latvia on Thursday, USA simply appeared to have no answer to stop Lithuanian star Jonas Valanciunas. The six-foot-11 center showed just why he was fifth overall pick in last week’s NBA draft, finishing the night with a game-high 23 points and 11 rebounds after shooting ...
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