Lithuania and Basketball

In Lithuania, basketball is more than a sport. It is a national identity. Every single Lithuanian cheers for the Lithuanian national team no matter where they are in the world. Fans travel to all the tournaments around the world and cheer with a frevor unseen anywhere else in the world. The 1992 Olympic Basketball team united the country as 2 years after Lithuania broke away from the Soviet Union. Lithuania made it to the Bronze medal game and they got the chance to play their century long oppresor the USSR.This is a trailer for documentary that tries to explain what basketball means to Lithuanians.