Lietkabelis Panevezys announced on Thursday that it has agreed to two-year contracts with Vytenis Lipkevicius and Gabrielius Maldunas. Lipkevicius (1.95 meters, 33 years old) has been with the club for the last three seasons and part of the year before. Last season he averaged 9.6 points, 4.7 rebounds, 2.1 assists and 1.0 steal per game in 18 7DAYS EuroCup appearances. Lipkevicius was 1 missed three-pointer away from joining the 50-40-90 club by shooting 57.1% on two-pointers, 39.1% on threes and 91.5% on free throws.
He started his career with Zalgiris-Sabonio mokykla Kaunas and has also played for Kaunas Triobet, Aisciai Kaunas, Rudupis Prienu, Baltai Kaunas and Zalgiris Kaunas of Lithuania as well as for s.Oliver Wuerzburg of Germany. He helped Zalgiris win five consecutive Lithuanian League titles from 2012 to 2017 and also lifted a pair of Lithuanian Cups and two Baltic League titles with the same team. Lipkevicius helped the Lithuanian U20 national team to the silver medal at the 2008 European Championships, too.