Host Lietkabelis (18-6) defeated guests from Vilnius (16-8) 86-77. Lietuvos rytas was ahead by 4 points at the halftime before a 50-37 second half run of Lietkabelis.
They shot 60.7 percent from the field. They also forced 19 Lietuvos rytas turnovers. It was a great shooting night for Lietkabelis especially from behind the arc, where they had solid 68.8 percentage.
It was a good game for Australian swingman Ben Madgen, who led his team to a victory with 20 points. The former international guard Mindaugas Lukauskis contributed with 11 points and 8 rebounds for the winners.
American guard Jimmy Baron replied with 19 points and 4 assists and his fellow American import forward Drew Gordon added 18 points and 6 rebounds in the effort for Lietuvos rytas.
Five Lietkabelis and four Lietuvos rytas players scored in double figures.