Lithuania name final 12 for EuroBasket

Lithuania have named their final roster ahead of Eurobasket as Adam Juskevicius and Evaldas Kairis are the two last cuts as they aim to go one better than 2015.

The Lithuanians have managed back-to-back runners-up spots at Eurobasket and will start this year’s tournament in Group B together with Italy, Germany, Georgia, Ukraine and hosts Israel.

The first four teams in the pool will advance to the next stage.

The team will be without Donatas Motiejunas until he final few days of preparation as he will return to the USA to witness the birth of his child.

Mantas Kalnietis (Olimpia Milano)
Lukas Lekavicius (Panathinaikos)
Martynas Gecevicius (CAI Zaragoza)
Marius Grigonis (Alba Berlin)
Edgaras Ulanovas (Zalgiris Kaunas)
Arturas Milaknis (Zalgiris Kaunas)
Mindaugas Kuzminskas (New York Knicks)
Jonas Maciulis (Real Madrid)
Arturas Gudaitis (Lietuvos Rytas)
Donatas Motiejunas (Shandong Golden Stars)
Jonas Valanciunas (Toronto Raptors)
Eimantas Bendzius (Lietuvos Rytas)