Rostock (dpa / mv) - The Rostock Seawolves have suffered their fourth defeat in a row in the basketball Bundesliga. Head coach Christian Held's team lost to the MLP Academics Heidelberg in the local town hall on Sunday after a dramatic final phase with 84:91 (41:43). After eight match days, the club has a balanced balance sheet. The best thrower for the promoted team was Jordan Roland (17).
The first half was balanced for a long time. Neither team was able to gain a significant lead. That changed in the middle of the second quarter when the guests were able to gain a seven-point lead at times.
Even after the break, it remained a duel at eye level. The lead changed hands several times between the two teams, and the Seawolves went into the last quarter with a 64-63 lead. Eric Washington made it 85:82 for the guests 70 seconds before the end. After another point from the US pro with a free throw to make it 86:84, Rostock's JeQuan Lewis lost the ball. With that the game was decided.