For many people across the world, it was basketball that put Lithuania on the map

[dropcap size=small]W[/dropcap]hat first began as a game has now developed into a way of life. Basketball, also known as “krepšinis” brings the country together.

Whether they are the players or the fans, the game unites Lithuanians as one great team of its own, and in this team, nobody is left out.

So what kind of opportunities does basketball have to offer? We go to Vilnius, Lithuania to find out.

 

Documentary: Basketball is the second Lithuanian religion

I traveled to the capital city of Lithuania to find out the true meaning behind this game.

Sarunas Marciulionis

[dropcap size=small]T[/dropcap]his mini-documentary includes interview bites with Legendary Baskebtall player Šarūnas Marčiulionis – the first European ever to be accepted into the NBA, beginning with Oakland’s Golden State Warriors- and a visit to The Šarūnas Marčiulionis Basketball Academy, where boys of all ages are striving to reach the basketball dream.

 

Photo: Legendary Baskebtall player Šarūnas Marčiulionis | BR ARCHIVE

 

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