Zalgiris Kaunas made an unprecedented run in the last part of the season and qualified to the EuroLeague playoffs for a second straight season.
The Lithuanians secured their place to the postseason, thanks to a six-game winning streak, and will now face Fenerbahce, which finished on top of the standings, with the best record under the new format (25-5).
The EuroLeague playoffs start next Tuesday, April 16.
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