Lithuania surprised a very potent Slovenia squad in the Vitoria Touranment in Spain on Friday night. However, Lithuania reacted with two of their top players in recent years, Linas Kleiza and Robert Javtokas. The penetration, jump shots, and physical strength under the boards in the second quarter which led Lithuania winning at halftime.
The game was close through the last two quarters with Slovenia leading up until 5mins on the scoreboard. However, Lithuania closed them game out in the end 86-84 for the first game in the Vitoria Tournament.
SLOVENIA (23+15+25+21), 92: Slokar (4), Lakovic (5), Udrih (3), Nachbar (14), Brezec (11) -starters-, Becirovic (15), Dragic (21), Jagodnik (2), Zupan (0), Vidmar (4), Rizvic (5), Klobucar (0).
LITHUANIA (21+19+27+19), 95: Kalnietis (9), Maciulis (3), Kleiza (13), Javtokas (14), Gecevicius (7) -starters-, Seibutis (2), Lukauskis (5), Delininkaitis (6), Jasaitis (5), Klimavicius (5), Jankunas (11), Andriuskevicius (4).