SHENZHEN, China - FIBA suspended the officials who worked France's debated win over Lithuania for the remainder of the World Cup on Sunday, while upholding the final score of the protested game.Lithuania was down by two with 30 seconds remaining ...
Sep 8, 2019
LIANGELO and LaMelo Ball are leaving their Lithuania team by mutual agreement.BC Prienu Vytautas on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) announced the departure of the younger brothers of Los Angeles Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball. The team says LiAngelo injured an ankle and ...
Apr 27, 2018
TAIPEI - Gilas Pilipinas found a tall, disciplined Lithuanian side a tough mountain to climb on Friday, falling to an 80-91 defeat despite a courageous stand in the 39th Jones Cup at the Taipei Heping Gymnasium.The Filipinos started strongly but soon ...
Jul 21, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - Australia moved closer to its first Olympic medal in men's basketball by clobbering long-time nemesis Lithuania, 90-64, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) in the quarterfinals.Patty Mills scored 24 points and Matthew Dellavedova 15 for ...
Aug 18, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Croatia wasn't one of the favorites coming into the men's basketball competition at the Rio Games, yet they finished pool play atop Group B with a 90-81 victory over Lithuania on Monday (Tuesday, Manila ...
Aug 16, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - With little room for error, the Spanish men's basketball team absolutely throttled Lithuania, 109-59, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) to keep its medal hopes alive. Spain, which won silver at the last two Olympics, lost two ...
Aug 14, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Mindaugus Kuzminskas scored 23 points and Renaldus Seibutis converted a three-point play and four free throws in the final minute, leading Lithuania to an 81-73 win over Argentina on Thursday night in Olympic men's basketball. ...
Aug 12, 2016
NBA
SAN ANTONIO - Manu Ginobili will be available to play for Argentina's basketball team in the Rio Olympics.The Argentine federation announced Ginobili's decision Thursday (Friday, Manila time). It will be a fourth Olympics for the San Antonio Spurs ...
Mar 25, 2016
LILLE, France - Tournament MVP Pau Gasol had a double-double as Spain cruised past Lithuania, 80-63, Sunday to regain the European basketball championship title.Spain earned its third title in the last four tournaments after having to settle for bronze two ...
Sep 21, 2015
LILLE, France - Lithuania beat Serbia, 67-64, on Friday to advance to the final of the European basketball championship and clinch a slot at next year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.In its second consecutive final, Lithuania will play Spain ...
Sep 19, 2015
LILLE, France - Jonas Valanciunas scored 26 points and had 15 rebounds to help Lithuania overcome Italy, 95-85, in overtime on Wednesday for a place in the semifinals of the European basketball championship.Lithuania, a three-time champion and silver medalist two ...
Sep 17, 2015
LILLE, France - Jonas Maciulis sank a late 3-pointer and made two free throws to give Lithuania an 85-81 victory over Georgia on Sunday in the round of 16 at the European basketball championship.Maciulis finished with a game-high 34 ...
Sep 14, 2015
ATENEO has added a Lithuania camp to its overseas training schedule as the Blue Eagles look to boost their bid to regain the basketball title in the UAAP.The Blue Eagles are also returning to their usual training site in Las Vegas ...
Apr 8, 2015
SAN Beda team manager Jude Roque assured the Red Lions will make it in time for their opening game in the Filoil Flying V Premier Cup against NCAA archrival Letran next Saturday.Doubts have risen about the Lions, who are in the ...
Apr 20, 2014
SAN Beda is tearing a page off the Gilas Pilipinas playbook when the Red Lions fly to Lithuania as part of its buildup for the NCAA.Head coach Boyet Fernandez said San Beda's trip to Lithuania is now a go after ...
Apr 3, 2014
NBA
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - France won its first major basketball title Sunday, beating Lithuania, 80-66, in the final of the European championship.San Antonio Spurs star Tony Parker had a quiet game for France, which broke open a close contest by closing the ...
Sep 23, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Croatia reached the semifinals of the European basketball championship for the first time in 18 years by defeating Ukraine, 84-72, on Thursday.Croatia will play Lithuania, which edged Italy, 81-77.France and two-time defending champion Spain will ...
Sep 20, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Lithuania advanced to the second round of the European basketball championship despite losing 78-72 to Bosnia-Herzegovina on Monday, while Germany knocked out Israel.Needing to win by 10 to squeeze out Lithuania, Bosnia led 72-58 after Mirza ...
Sep 10, 2013
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia - Jonas Valanciunas had 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Lithuania past Baltic neighbor Latvia, 67-59, in the European basketball championship on Friday.The Toronto Raptors center and Fiba's young player of the year helped Lithuania dominate ...
Sep 7, 2013
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