Basketball: Alba Berlin is the worthy champion

In a sovereign manner as Alba Berlin has triumphed in the extraordinary final tournament of the Basketball Bundesliga, and his long-awaited ninth championship w

Basketball: Alba Berlin is the worthy champion

In a sovereign manner as Alba Berlin has triumphed in the extraordinary final tournament of the Basketball Bundesliga, and his long-awaited ninth championship won. The capital club prevailed on Sunday in Munich with 75:74 (42:35) in the second final against MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg and caught up for the first time since 2008 to regain the title. Already in the Final first leg, had opted Alba, 88:65 for, and solved the early failure of the defending Champions and hosts FC Bayern.

Best Alba-thrower in a largely spectator empty Audi Dome, Niels Giffey and Martin Hermannsson, each with 14 points. Thus, the Cup-winners-Team coach Aito Garcia Reneses remained in his tenth game of the tournament to Corona-times undefeated and celebrated for the first Time in 17 years, the Double. Outsider Ludwigsburg had to once again waive his at the foot of the injured Top players, Marcos Knight, and was put under in his first finals is clear.

"Alba is a worthy champion. You have generally played a strong season, the Cup brought. Alba was clearly the best Team in the tournament,“ said BBL chief Stefan wood of the German press Agency, and also congratulated the opponent in the final. "Ludwigsburg was more than an insider tip and has played a great season, maybe the best your history."

High claim of Alba

just Like in the Cup Triumph in front of a good four months, Alba was able to overcome his final trauma. In the last two seasons, the Berlin had failed each of the people in Munich, were awarded under the Aito, a total of five chances of winning the title in finals.

"We were in 30 years of Albanian competition across 34 times in final games – this shows our claim, which shows how we have invented time and time again. But, of course, the salt in the soup are the titles,“ said CEO Marco Baldi in Magenta sports. "It is a total pleasure to win a title. The development of Alba Berlin is not the influence but dramatically.“

for example, it is unclear whether the 73-year-old Aito depends, perhaps, but still a season in Berlin on it. Service providers such as Peyton Siva and Luke Sikma also have a contract over the summer, the whereabouts of the strong Icelandic horse Martin Hermannsson, however, is unclear.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 11:19

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