Žanis Peiners signs with the Lithuanian Basketball club Lietkabelis
Žanis Peiners signs one year deal with the Lithuanian basketball club Lietkabelis.
Last season Žanis represented Greek Basketball club PAOK Thessaloniki where he averaged 10,9ppg, 3,37rpg, 1,41apg in the Greek Basketball League and and 9,2ppg and 3,2rpg in the Basketball Champions League.
The 204 cm tall Latvian guard has played for BK Ventspils, where he helped the team to win Latvian silver medals in 2015 and Latvian bronze medals in 2016, MBC Mykolaiv (Ukraine) and University of Latvia (Latvia). Žanis was the top scorer in regular season in Latvia (2013) and Ukraine (2014). He also debuted in the Latvian National team in 2015.
BC Lietkabelis is a Lithuanian professional basketball team based in Panevėžys, Lithuania, participating in the Lithuanian Basketball League, Baltic Basketball League and EuroCup. Last season BC Lietkabelis lost against BC Zalgiris in final series and became silver medalist of Lithuanian Basketball league.