Neither Rock nor VEF Riga were able to upset their heavily-favored opponents, but that was not to say they did not put up a good fight along the way.
Having beaten Šiauliai at home, Rock missed out on a golden opportunity to advance, losing the return game at home. Returning to Šiauliai Arena for the decider, the Lithuanians were not about to commit the same mistakes they had a little over the previous week.
The best that Rock could muster was holding their opposition to a 22-22 stalemate in the first quarter, before Šiauliai began to
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