2019.05.28 10:21

Žalgiris Kaunas arena is 'a basketball Mecca', says Thomas Walkup 2019.05.28 10:21

Thomas Walkup, the American defender for Žalgiris Kaunas basketball team, has appeared on Euroleague Rooks video documentary where he talks about his time in Lithuania's second largest city and the top basketball team in the country.

"I feel goosebumps before the game in this arena; it's a special place. For basketball fans it's a real Mecca, it's amazing here," says Walkup.

In the episode filmed on Lithuania's Independence Day on February 16, Walkup attends celebrations in Kaunas, where he goes to discover his "Lithuanian roots".

Take a look at the full video by Euroleague Rooks below: