LiAngelo had 19 points and three rebounds and his younger brother, LaMelo, had 10 points, nine assists and six turnovers. Their parents, LaVar and Tina Ball, sat courtside.
Vytautas, a low-budget team that withdrew from the Baltic league days after the brothers joined the team, announced it would form the Big Baller Brand Challenge, a series of five games. Vytautas usually plays in both the Lithuanian and Baltic leagues, with the Baltic featuring lower-level competition that also involves teams from Estonia and Latvia.
Zalgiris' second-division team featured the top under-18 players from the elite program in Lithuania.