Lithuanian journalist Donatas Urbonas was the first to speculate on a hypothetical low of Perez, motivated by Jasikevicius discontent with his actions, which he considered insufficient. Urbonas himself also announced that Rivers was the main candidate to cover his discharge. Once Perez's discharge is confirmed, It is not yet known if Rivers will join the Zalgiris coming soon. As the Diario de Sevilla has published, Rivers's contract with Coosur Real Betis allows automatic termination if an offer comes from a Euroleague club I want to incorporate it.
Beyond this, Zalgiris is having a bittersweet season. In the Lithuanian League, keep the lead, unbeaten after 10 games, while in the Euroleague, they occupy the eleventh position, with 3 wins and 5 losses. The team will try to balance the balance this week in the double day of Euroleague, which will face Panathinaikos and the Red Star.