Basketball final tournament: Aesthetics as a claim of Alba Berlin

92:63 was a Knock-out. The basketball professionals of Alba Berlin stormed and tänzelten across the parquet, had pace and Punch, and met, as they wanted to. The

Basketball final tournament: Aesthetics as a claim of Alba Berlin

92:63 was a Knock-out. The basketball professionals of Alba Berlin stormed and tänzelten across the parquet, had pace and Punch, and met, as they wanted to. The EWE Baskets Oldenburg were on the ground. The Oldenburg Veteran Rickey Paulding is not deutelte around at the departure of his team from the tournament to the German Basketball championship in Munich in quarantine. The game is still to come. For the Moment, then instead of the rendered meaningless game this Wednesday, he promised: "We want to be proud and walk tall."

Michael Reinsch

a correspondent for sports in Berlin.

F. A. Z.

His team-mate Rasid Mahal basic, the most successful player of the Monday with 23 points and nine Rebounds in the statistics in the evening, but at the end of the Oldenburger Mission championship, only the bravest of the Defeated. He looked forward: "We come, play our game, hope we save face, would like to thank the League and go home."

How different is the Berliner. You have reached with so a great deal of certainty will be their seventh final in the last three years, ending the Era of coach Aíto García Reneses – in League, Cup and EuroCup that the rate of build-up player Peyton is to be understood Siva just as a joke: "We must try not to lose with thirty points." Cup winner you already are. Now you can grab in the finals on Friday and on Sunday, after the title; the ninth for Alba, the first for twelve years.

our trust in the youth

What a fresh Team presents in this tournament in Munich's Audi Dome, in the ten of the seventeen Bundesliga club were gone, with part of the cobbled-together Teams, especially to satisfy the demands of sponsors and TV stations. The match on Wednesday (20:30 Uhr/ Magenta sports) will be the same for Berlin as their opponents, the eighth within sixteen days. While Oldenburg got in her penultimate appearance hardly their fists high and, for example, of 22 a Distance of two balls in the basket, brought, met in Berlin 13 out of the 36 threes and grabbed 16 Rebounds at the opponents ' basket (a total of 44 versus 32). Also the footwork of the Berlin was superior. So much and So fast they ran when in possession, and that some of the older gentlemen of the remained back against the side, breathless.

"We have to be able to enforce forty minutes long, the style we have developed over the years," said Alba Manager Marco Baldi. High Tempo, lots of passes with visible joy – this is an expression of the philosophy of his 73-year-old Spanish Coach. Everything was attractive, promote and encourage Aíto: "His claim is Aesthetics." Part of this is that the Berlin players Tempo are not allowed to stop against the shock of the opposing team, such as widely used in Basketball with Fouls. In addition, all players will be used to qualify for the Team, even the youngest.

The 20-year-old building player Jonas Mattisseck, which comes as Niels Giffey and Tim Schneider from the Alba-Junior, thanks to regular playing time in the Bundesliga and Euroleague on the experience of a veteran. The building player Peyton Siva (19 points) and Martin Hermannsson (14 points, 6 Assists) and very creative winger Luke Sikma (11 points, 10 Rebounds) are among the strongest in the League. On Monday, the Swedish-throw specialist Markus Ericsson scored with five goals from distance and has the strongest effect (a total of 17 points).

excursions to the Berlin Green

"Aíto has balanced our season," says Siva about the loads of two and a half weeks in the seclusion of the Hotel and the hall. "Many here are mentally exhausted, but physically we're strong." Coach Aíto to set up his Team again and again, charged, and rested his most important players, and uses, in the game, such as in Training, that virtually his entire squad is coming to Munich. This also says something about the cohesion of this team, the professionals kept their contracts, from Sweden and Lithuania, Iceland and the United States returned for this tournament.

Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 07:19

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