Keenan Evans led Zalgiris Kaunas to the win in opposition to Virtus Bologna



Regardless that Zalgiris Kaunas trailed by as a lot as 15 factors (40-25) within the second quarter, they managed to stage a comeback in opposition to Virtus Bologna, securing their first victory of the Turkish Airways EuroLeague Common Season with an 82-79 win over the Italian group.

Keenan Evans, making his first EuroLeague look since injuring his Achilles tendon on January 5 in opposition to Fenerbahce, demonstrated his health by delivering a powerful efficiency with 25 factors and 4 rebounds.

The group’s captain, Edgaras Ulanovas, additionally made worthwhile contributions with 11 factors, 4 rebounds, and three assists.

“We received in opposition to a powerful group like Virtus Bologna, which is an skilled group. It’s laborious to play right here in opposition to these followers, within the second half we performed with extra belief in one another and fought till the top,” Kazys Maksvytis commented within the post-game press convention. 

“I’m very blissful for Keenan [Evans], he had a tragic finish of the season final 12 months. From the primary day, he was very skilled, he deserved a comeback like this.”



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