Basketball takes center stage

  • 1998-12-10
  • Bill Pahl & Rokas M. Tracevskis
KAUNAS - Basketball is undisputed king of the Lithuanian sports world, and the Zalgiris Basketball Club of Kaunas is keeping hoop lovers' interest peaked with yet another stellar season.The Zalgiris club competes with local teams in the Lithuanian league and international teams in the prestigious Euroleague, arguably the best place in the world to see quality basketball while the NBA lockout drags on.Between 1945 and 1998, Zalgiris has won 10 Lithuanian Championship titles, five Soviet Union league championships and one world title in the W. Jones World Cup. In both the Lithuanian and Eurol...
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