Zalgiris Kaunas enters the second double-round week of the season with a 5-3 record and as the winner of four of its last five games. The play of the second-year playmaker Keenan Evans is one of the biggest reasons for recent success of the Lithuanian team. He is one of the hottest players in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague right now.
In his EuroLeague debut last season with Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, Evans averaged 8.2 points on 32.9% three-point shooting. He had 3.5 assists, 2.5 rebounds and 1.2 steals in a starting role, playing 25 minutes per game and helping Maccabi reach the playoffs.