Presentation on theme: "Under his coaching Lithuania became the European champions in 1937 and 1939."— Presentation transcript:
Under his coaching Lithuania became the European champions in 1937 and 1939.
The Soviet occupation in 1940 destroyed the plan to host 1941 European championship in Lithuania and removed the Lithuanian national team from the basketball geography.
Once Lithuania regained independence its national basketball team was its best advertisement abroad.
Lithuania won bronze medals in the first three Olympics to include NBA players – 1992, 1996, and 2000
and finished fourth in 2004 and 2008
The Lithuanian team won the Euro Basket for the third time in 2003
It also won the bronze medal in the 2010 FIBA World Championship
Our team won silver medals in Euro Basket 2013.
Lithuanian National Basketball representative is being lead by many proficient players like Arvydas Sabonis
Šarunas Mar č iulionis Linas Kleiza
Lithuanian is very much into basketball, whereas almost all of the people know the game, all the players, all the coaches and of course all of the Lithuanian basketball teams that are giving pride to the country itself
If you are to visit Lithuania, you might be able to smell the scent of basketball spirit all around the corners. Parengė Daiva Kvietkuvienė