"For us, it is a redemption game. We played very poorly last Thursday and we have to show that we are much better", - said Lietuvos rytas head coach Dirk Bauermann.
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius playmaker Omar Cook will be sidelined for at least two weeks due to a leg injury.
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar became the first team from Group D to qualify for the Top 16, after thrashing Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius 53-84 in Siemens Arena on Thursday.
"After a really good first quarter we obviously played badly for the rest of the way", - said Lietuvos rytas head coach Dirk Bauermann.
"I know the guys from Lietuvos Rytas really well and they will definetetly put up a great fight to survive in Euroleague“, - said „Lokomotiv-Kuban“ guard Mantas Kalnietis.
"If we win this game, I am sure that our chances to qualify to the Top 16 will not be bad", - said Lietuvos rytas head coach Dirk Bauermann.
"Everyone knows that this game now is the most important for us", - said Lietuvos rytas guard Martynas Gecevicius.
Lietuvos Rytas (Lithuania) defeated Enisey Krasnoyarsk on the road, 83-77, in a rescheduled Week 8 game.
"We had a good chance to escape from here with a great win, but it didn’t happen", - said Lietuvos rytas player Andreas Glyniadakis.
"We played very good in the first half, but Panathinaikos had a much better performance in the second one“, - said Lietuvos rytas guard Milenko Tepic.
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