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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
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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