Lithuanian WC Qualifiers roster is announced

2018-05-31T12:00:12+00:00 2018-05-31T12:03:24+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

31/May/18 12:00

Eurohoops.net

While all Lithuanian NBAers are included in the list, there’s a striking absence of Zalgiris Kaunas players.

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Lithuanian national team head coach Dainius Adomaitis has chosen 15 players that will be included in the preliminary squad ahead of the June-July Window of the World Cup Qualifiers.

Toronto Raptors center Jonas Valanciunas headlines the list along with Olimpia Milano forward Mindaugas Kuzminskas and Indiana Pacers forward/center Domantas Sabonis who returns to the national team after the 2016 Olympic Games.

The roster includes EuroLeague players such as Olimpia Milano center Arturas Gudaitis and Panathinaikos guard Lukas Lekavicius (apart from Kuzminskas) but none from Lithuanian powerhouse Zalgiris Kaunas.

Guards:

Mantas Kalnietis

Lukas Lekavicius

Mindaugas Girdziunas

Marius Grigornis

Renaldas Seibutis

Adas Juskevicius

Forwards:

Mindaugas Kuzminskas

Jonas Maciulis

Rokas Giedraitis

Eimantas Bendzius

Centers:

Jonas Valanciunas

Domantas Sabonis

Arturas Gudaitis

Laurynas Birutis

Martynas Echodas

Photo: FIBA