On opening night of the newly created EuroCup, Lietuvos Rytas beat ASVEL Villeurbanne easily, 95-74, in front of 7500 spectators and Euroleague CEO Jordi Bertomeu. Matthew Nielsen is no longer playing for the Lithuanians, as he signed a new deal with Pamesa Valencia and will probably leave in the next days.
The story of the game, however, was the first-ever four-armed player to be used in an official competition. You may think that we have drunk too much Svyturys and/or Stumbras, but check out the picture below to believe what we say.
Picture had to be deleted – so if you haven’t seen it – you won’t understand the story. bite.lt, according to Roman von krepsinis.net, stole the picture from them.
It’s no surprise that Zalgiris fans are now crying again and claiming that the ULEB should take a closer look at this case and not allow stereoids or other doping methods in order to give an unfair advantage to their eternal rivals from Vilnius. We’ll follow this case very closely here at BallinEurope.com…