Lithuania vs Montenegro FIBA World Cup Game Preview

28 Aug 2023

Jonas Lithuania

-          Tip-off at 12.30 GMT on Tuesday August 29
-          Group D FIBA World Cup game from Manila, Philippines
-          Both teams are looking for a 3-0 record to complete play in Group phase, Round 1, in what could be a fun matchup, featuring two long-time successful NBA centers, Jonas Vanlanciunas and Nikola Vucevic. 
-          Lithuania, one of the most impressive teams so far in the FIBA World Cup, beat Mexico 96 - 66 on the 3rd day in Manila, its 2nd blowout victory.
-          Montenegro dominated against Egypt, 89 - 74 to advance to the 2nd round of the Group phase.

 A battle for the group top spot between Lithuania and Montenegro, looking for FIBA World Cup positioning

Group D of the FIBA World Cup will wrap up play tomorrow (Aug. 29) with Lithuania and Montenegro battling for the top spot which increases chances to progress to the Quarter-Finals. Montenegro led throughout the game against Egypt, behind solid performances from game MVP Nikola Ivanovic, with 15 points and the Chicago Bulls center Nikola Vucevic who scored 16 points while grabbing 7 rebounds. Egypt was eliminated with this loss after dropping to a 0 - 2 record.

Lithuania Jumped to an early 15-point 1st quarter lead which ballooned to a 25-point lead after three quarters in their 2nd game of the FIBA World Cup, on the way to beating Mexico by 30 points, while shooting 58% from the field and winning the rebound battle 47 - 29. Rokas Jokubaitis, game MVP scored 15 points with 7 assists, and Jonas Valanciunas scored 15 points with 12 rebounds.


Lithuania v Montenegro – FIBA World Cup Live Stream

This promising FIBA World Cup Group D match-up from Manila will be available to stream live* worldwide on Courtside 1891 on Tuesday August 29 from 12.30 GMT.

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