Lithuania at EuroBasket 2009

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Eurobasket 2009 tournament roster[edit]

The upcoming tournament in which Lithuania will compete in will be the Eurobasket 2009 in Poland. The roster of the team is given below:

Lithuanian National Basketball Team roster
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Age – Date of birth Ht. Club Ctr.
G 4 Mažutis, Andrius 28 – (1981-04-21)21 April 1981 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in) ASK Riga Latvia
G 5 Kalnietis, Mantas 23 – (1986-09-06)6 September 1986 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) BC Žalgiris Lithuania
SF 6 Mačiulis, Jonas 24 – (1985-02-10)10 February 1985 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) Armani Jeans Milano Italy
C 7 Lavrinovič, Darjuš 29 – (1979-11-01)1 November 1979 2.12 m (6 ft 11 in) Real Madrid Spain
SG 8 Lukauskis, Mindaugas 30 – (1979-05-19)19 May 1979 1.98 m (6 ft 6 in) ASVEL Basket France
SG 9 Delininkaitis, Tomas 27 – (1982-06-11)11 June 1982 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in) Free Agent
SF 10 Jomantas, Artūras 24 – (1985-05-04)4 May 1985 2.00 m (6 ft 7 in) BC Lietuvos Rytas Lithuania
F 11 Kleiza, Linas 24 – (1985-01-03)3 January 1985 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Olympiacos BC Greece
F/C 12 Lavrinovič, Kšyštof 29 – (1979-11-01)1 November 1979 2.10 m (6 ft 11 in) Montepaschi Siena Italy
G/F 13 Jasaitis, Simas 27 – (1982-03-26)26 March 1982 2.03 m (6 ft 8 in) Galatasaray Cafe Crown Turkey
C 14 Petravičius, Marijonas 29 – (1979-10-24)24 October 1979 2.09 m (6 ft 10 in) Armani Jeans Milano Italy
C 15 Javtokas, Robertas (C) 29 – (1980-03-20)20 March 1980 2.11 m (6 ft 11 in) Khimki Moscow Region Russia
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • Club field describes current pro club
  • Age field is age on September 7, 2009

Candidates that did not make for the final team:

# Position Player Year of birth Last season's club before the tournament Notes
  Forward Paulius Jankūnas 1984 Lithuania Žalgiris Kaunas Released from the team after first game in Acropolis Tournament. Announced 2009-08-25
  Forward Mindaugas Katelynas 1983 Italy Armani Jeans Milano Released from the team after training camp. Announced 2009-08-09
  Guard Renaldas Seibutis 1985 Spain CB Bilbao Berri Released from the team after training camp. Announced 2009-08-09
  Guard Giedrius Gustas 1980 Greece Kavala BC Released from the team after training camp. Announced 2009-08-09
Other candidates that didn't make to the training camp
  Forward Darius Songaila 1978 United States NBA Washington Wizards Retired from national team
  Forward Ramūnas Šiškauskas 1978 Russia CSKA Moscow Retired from national team after 2008 Summer Olympics
  Guard Šarūnas Jasikevičius 1976 Greece Panathinaikos Couldn't play because of several micro-injuries
  Center Žydrūnas Ilgauskas 1975 United States NBA Cleveland Cavaliers Cavaliers declined to give their permission to play for the team, as well as in 2008 Summer Olympics
  Guard Arvydas Macijauskas 1980 Greece Olympiacos Decided not to play because of trial vs. Olympiacos[1]
  Guard Rimantas Kaukėnas 1977 Italy Montepaschi Siena Decided not to play because family circumstances

Preparation matches[edit]

Note: All times are local


July 7
Lithuania [2] 79–82  Lithuania[3]
Scoring by quarter: 15-14, 26-20, 16-23, 22-25

July 11
China  76–76  Lithuania[2]
Scoring by quarter: 28-23, 14-13, 18-21, 16-19
Beijing, China

July 12
Beijing Ducks 72–106  Lithuania[2]
Scoring by quarter: 18-25, 17-29, 14-26, 26-23
Beijing, China

July 15
China  77–82 (OT)  Lithuania[2]
Scoring by quarter: 19-10, 21-15, 19-21, 11-24Overtime: 7-12
Xiamen, China

July 17
China  62–67  Lithuania[2]
Scoring by quarter: 15-18, 11-24, 20-12, 24-13
Jiyuan, China

July 19
China  85–76  Lithuania[2]
Scoring by quarter: 20-18, 12-26, 25-19, 19-22
Jincheng, China

August 12
20:15
Lithuania  77–75 (OT)  Latvia
Scoring by quarter: 17-15, 21-17, 10-13, 18-21Overtime: 11-9

August 14
19:45
Latvia  81–79  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 25-23, 20-17, 19-17, 15-25

August 19
18:15
Lithuania  81–75  Slovenia
Scoring by quarter: 22-17, 21-18, 24-23, 14-17
Sevilla, Spain

August 20
18:15
Lithuania  97–62  Great Britain
Scoring by quarter: 28-10, 18-24, 23-15, 28-13
Sevilla, Spain

August 21
20:25
Spain  100–74  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 24-17, 32-23, 29-15, 15-19
Sevilla, Spain

August 24
19:00
Lithuania  78–61  Russia
Scoring by quarter: 23-18, 13-16, 26-13, 16-14
Athenes, Greece

August 25
19:00
Lithuania  70–78  Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 13-19, 18-19, 23-21, 16-19
Athenes, Greece

August 26
21:45
Greece  75–73  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 14-15, 20-19, 16-25, 25-14
Athenes, Greece

August 31
18:45
Lithuania  66–61  Russia
Scoring by quarter: 16:18, 21:11, 15:23, 14:9

September 3
20:30
Lithuania  94–72  Spain
Scoring by quarter: 23-18, 23-22, 26-19, 22-13

Eurobasket 2009[edit]

Note: All times are local

Preliminary round[edit]


September 7
21:15
Turkey  84–76  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 19–22, 20–17, 24–19, 21–18

September 8
18:15
Lithuania  75–86  Poland
Scoring by quarter: 23-25, 9-17, 18-18, 25-26

September 9
21:15
Lithuania  84–69  Bulgaria
Scoring by quarter: 25-22, 16-19, 16-15, 27-13

Qualifying round[edit]


September 12
21:00
Lithuania  58–81  Slovenia
Scoring by quarter: 18–28, 8–15, 13–19, 19–19

September 14
15:45
Spain  84–70  Lithuania
Scoring by quarter: 15-24, 25-8, 24-11, 20-27

September 16
15:45
Lithuania  79–89  Serbia
Scoring by quarter: 19–23, 18–18, 24–22, 18–26

References[edit]

  1. ^ Trial Macijauskas vs. Olympiacos postponed Archived 2008-12-11 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Lithuania reserve Team
  3. ^ Lithuania U20 Team