Zalgiris Kaunas

Since: 1944


Zalgiris Kaunas is a professional basketball club based in Kaunas, Lithuania. The club was founded in 1944 and has a long and successful history in Lithuanian and European basketball.

Zalgiris Kaunas is one of the most successful basketball teams in Lithuania, having won 24 Lithuanian League championships, 6 Lithuanian Cups, and 4 Baltic League championships. The team is also a regular participant in the EuroLeague Basketball competition, having reached the Final Four 8 times and won the EuroLeague championship once in 1999.

The team’s home arena is the Zalgirio Arena, which has a capacity of over 15,000 spectators. The team’s colors are green and white, and the team logo features a stylized image of a knight on horseback, the club’s symbol.

Zalgiris Kaunas has a strong roster of talented players, both from Lithuania and from around the world. The team is known for its aggressive and physical style of play, with a focus on strong defense and efficient scoring. Some of the notable players who have played for Zalgiris Kaunas include Sarunas Jasikevicius, Paulius Jankunas, and Brandon Davies.

In addition to basketball, Zalgiris Kaunas is also involved in other sports and activities, including handball, football, and ice hockey. Overall, Zalgiris Kaunas is a respected basketball club with a promising future in Lithuanian and European basketball.

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