Lithuania beat Estonia at home in friendly match / News
The Lithuanian NT beat the Estonian NT in a friendly game in Alytus, behind the performance of Ignas Brazdeikis, with a final score of 90-88 (22-19, 23-16, 28-27, 17-26).
The resilient Estonians kept fighting throughout the game and kept the intrigue going until the final minutes, despite Lithuania leading most of the game.
With four seconds left in the game, Kristian Kullamae hit a 3-pointer to leave Lithuania just two points clear (90-88), but after that Estonia failed to commit a foul or to steal and the game clock has run out. .
Lukas Lekavicius completed an important driving layup with 1:47 remaining in the fourth quarter to extend Lithuania’s lead to nine points (87-78).
With 4:46 to go in the final quarter, Vene’s jump shot narrowed the gap to just five points (79-74).
Lithuania were still in the lead for the entire third quarter, but the Estonians were hard to shake, and after Kaspar Treier’s 3-pointer 3:40 from the end of the third, Estonia closed the gap to seven. points (63-56).
Lithuania had built a 15-point (42-27) lead in the second quarter after Ignas Brazdeikis’ dunk with 1:55 left in the first half.
For home team Lithuania, Ignas Brazdeikis had 16 points (5/9 2PT, 1/4 3PT, 3/3 FT), 5 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.
For Estonia, Kristian Kullamae had 23 points (4/7 2PT, 5/8 3PT), 5 rebounds and 3 assists.
Lithuania: Ignas Brazdeikis 16 (5 REB), Lukas Lekavicius 15, Laurynas Birutis 12, Martynas Echodas 10 (8 REB);
Estonia: Kristian Kullamae 23 (5 RECs), Kaspar Treier20, Janari Joesaar 12 (9 REB), Matthias Tass 11 (10 CER, 6 AST), Siim Sander Vene 9.