Šarūnas Jasikevičius, chief coach of the Žalgiris Kaunas basketball club, was on Wednesday officially made an honorary citizen of Lithuania's second-largest city.
Šarūnas Jasikevičius with the mayor of Kaunas

"This is definitely one of the greatest honors I've had in my life. Thank you, I will try to continue promoting the name of our city," Jasikevičius said, accepting the award.

Jasikevičius was honored for his merits to Kaunas as a basketball player and coach. He tanked Kaunas and said he is honored to be a Kaunas resident. He also thanked this parents and family.

Žalgiris Kaunas, led by Jasikevičius, came in third in the EuroLeague Final Four.

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