The German Cup winner Alba Berlin in the final tournament of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL) to the semi-finals firmly in his sights. The still undefeated capital city of BG Göttingen at the 93:68 (52:29) in the quarter-final first leg, no Chance and can make it on Saturday (20.30/Magenta sports) with a 25-point lead among the four best Teams perfectly.
The second game on Thursday was a closer affair: The EWE Baskets Oldenburg were in the late evening in an empty Munich's Audi Dome, 86:81 (45:33) against former series Champions Brose Bamberg. The winner of this outstanding tie will meet either Alba or Göttingen. In the K. o.-round the results of both games are added together.
Alba-Coach Reneses self-critical
"We have made a very good game, but in the end, we have become weaker and Göttingen, significantly better," said Alba Coach Aito Garcia Reneses. His Team had qualified in the group stage with four Wins from four Games scores for the K. o.-Phase and also showed against Göttingen only little weaknesses.
Already at the mid-point of the dominant occurring, the Vice-champion had built a comfortable lead, was crowned with the good performance in the first section of Jonas Mattissecks basket from the center line at the expiry of the clock in the second quarter. In the second section of the game is the favorite to be the best pitcher Peyton Siva (15 points) kept something that was at risk of winning but.
Oldenburg, had completed the group phase with a victory against title holders Bayern Munich as a Second, had to tremble after the half-time lead in the final quarter once again. Bamberg to his best pitcher Elias Harris (24 points) was stalking in the meantime, to a point, and in the second duel on Saturday all the chances. For Oldenburg Rickey Paulding recorded the most points (20). "The first half was top, the second flop," said Oldenburg Rasid Mahal basic Magenta sports.Updated Date: 18 June 2020, 18:19