Lithuania has officially named the 16-man preliminary roster for the upcoming FIBA EuroBasket (September 1-18).
NBA star big men Domanta Sabonis and Jonas Valanciunas headline the roster, which includes several EuroLeague players.
Here are the 16 players that wil join the squad for the training camp:
|Domantas Sabonis||Sacramento Kings|
|Gytis Masiulis||Rytas Vilnius|
|Ignas Brazdeikis||Orlando Magic|
|Jonas Valančiūnas||New Orleans Pelicans|
|Kristupas Žemaitis||Vilnius Wolves|
|Martyn Echodas||Rytas Vilnius|
|Rokas Jokubaitis||FC Barcelona|
Lithuania will play a few preparation games before facing Hungary and Montenegro (August 24 and 27 respectively) for the second round of the Basketball World Cup Qualifiers.
They will then travel to Cologne for the group stage in late August. The Lithuanians will take on France, Slovenia, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Hungary in Group B.
This is The Squad!#LTUbasketball men's NT coaching staff named 16 players who will report to the training camp and prepare for the @EuroBasket.#mesuzlietuva pic.twitter.com/bkZwOQ1RSY
— LTU Basketball (@ltu_basketball) July 15, 2022