After an unanimous vote, Arvydas Sabonis will continue to be president of the Lithuanian Basktball Federation for four more years. “We are third in the basketball global ranking after the USA and Spain. Also we will participate in the Olympic Games for the seventh time in a row. This is a unique achievement for a small country”, said Sabonis. “And these are the merits of our basketball community. We are one big basketball family.
Spain beat Lithuania 80-63 to win Eurobasket 2015. Spain dominated the game since the first quarter and Lithuania was never able to compete at Spain’s level. Lithuania wins the second straight silver medal at Eurobasket.
Pau Gasol led Spain with 25 points, 12 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 blocks and 10 fouls drawn. Rudy added 11 points before the injury while Llull had 12 points. Kalnietis and Seibutis scored 13 points each for Lithuania while Valanciunas had 10 points and 9 rebounds.