Debacle in Basketball finals: Frankfurt whipping boys

In the first quarter-final game against Ulm (61:101) have presented the Fraport Skyliners as it was feared before the start of the final tournament-the German B

Debacle in Basketball finals: Frankfurt whipping boys

In the first quarter-final game against Ulm (61:101) have presented the Fraport Skyliners as it was feared before the start of the final tournament-the German Basketball championship in the worst case, The frankfurters were sporty as the whipping boy for the Ulm Top - and surprise team.

The drastic performance between the two teams of quarter-final duel was a difference in the Munich-based basketball arena unworthy. In the final quarter of the Ulm accessed with a 46-point lead (94:48) against courage - and helpless Skyliners even the League record of 63 points ahead. The respectable down the Hesse in the group stage against Ludwigsburg (77:80) and the Cup winners ' Cup in Berlin (72:81) had aroused the hope that they would be in the round of the best eight Teams, by and Large, competitive. But now, Frankfurt has been playing prior to the return game this Friday (20.30 clock in Magenta sports) with an image-damaging appearance out.

Without a required setting

the Skyliners were on long stretches of uneven game are the necessary setting to miss, was not to predict and to not apologize especially. Finally, they define themselves through their will and hard defence work. In this respect, the player met even the minimum requirements. Without top scorer Lamont Jones (17.4 points per game in the main round) and without the injured Center Leon Kratzer (10.1 points) are missing the frankfurters important points guarantor. In an offensively weak team that weighed twice as difficult.

Also revealed the incidence of loose Interplay of how limited the squad is. How much of the Frankfurt squad, the depth is missing, to be able to permanently at a high level to keep up. Due to time constraints remained the Skyliners at the end of their stagnant over the course of the game, trains often only the Three-point shot. 27 throws they took against Ulm from the distance, the Frankfurter nine met. For the amazingly well-established Ulm-based the game of the opponent was easy to see through.

Updated Date: 19 June 2020, 22:19

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