Photo: Sigismund Gedvila / 15min / Jonas Valančiūnas and Domantas Sabonis

NBA stars Domantas Sabonis and Jonas Valanciunas headline the 15-man preliminary list of Lithuania for the Olympic Qualifying Tournament.

Valanciunas will play in the NBA playoffs, as the Memphis Grizzlies will face the Utah Jazz. On the other hand, Sabonis and the Indiana Pacers were eliminated after losing to the Washington Wizards in the play-in game.

Ignas Brazdeikis,Eimantas Bendzius, Arnas Butkevicius, Tomas Dimsa, Rokas Giedraitis, Marius Grigonis, Rokas Jokubaitis, Mantas Kalnietis, Mindaugas Kuzminskas, Lukas Lekavicius, Gytis Masiulis, Tadas Sedekerskis, and Edgaras Ulanovas complete the list.

Lithuania will participate in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament that will take place in Kaunas from June 29 to July 4 and will face South Korea and Venezuela in the group stage.