After an extensive stretch of five consecutive away games, the anticipation is soaring in Kaunas as the beloved basketball team, “Žalgiris,” prepares to make a triumphant return to their home court at the bustling “Žalgiris” arena. The excitement is palpable, magnified by the fact that all tickets for this Friday’s highly anticipated match against Istanbul’s formidable “Fenerbahce” team have been completely sold out.
Basketball enthusiasts and loyal fans can mark their calendars for the EuroLeague 22nd round meeting scheduled for January 19th, where an electrifying clash is anticipated between the freshly appointed head coach of “Žalgiris,” Andrea Trinchieri, and the revered Šarūnas Jasikevičius, who spent six remarkable years in Kaunas. The meeting promises a spectacle, a battle of strategic minds and court prowess that is sure to captivate spectators.
This upcoming game is set to make history, marking the 27th consecutive time that “Žalgiris” will grace the EuroLeague home stage, creating an awe-inspiring atmosphere within the packed confines of the iconic “Žalgiris” arena.
Reflecting on their recent performances, the basketball players of Kaunas “Žalgiris” kicked off the new year in style with triumphant home games against Berlin’s ALBA. Following this, they embarked on a series of challenging encounters, participating in three EuroLeague and two “Betsafe-LKL” away games. These matchups added an extra layer of excitement, especially considering the backdrop of the European Figure Skating Championship recently hosted at the “Žalgiris” arena.
As the basketball calendar unfolds, fans eagerly anticipate the next live spectacle of the Lithuanian champions in the EuroLeague, scheduled for January 31st, when “Žalgiris” will go head-to-head with the formidable basketball players of “Anadolu Efes.”
Adding to the lineup of thrilling events, on January 21st, the “Žalgiris” arena will play host to the response match of the Citadele KMT quarterfinal stage, featuring a showdown between Kaunas and Vilnius as the local team faces off against the resilient “Wolves.” The vibrant and spirited atmosphere within the arena is sure to provide an unforgettable experience for all spectators.