Favourite Alba Berlin has confidently reached the final of the Basketball Bundesliga and now wants to fulfill the longing for the ninth championship title. The capital club won in Munich on Wednesday with 81:59 (41:34) also, the semi-final return game against the EWE Baskets Oldenburg significantly and now meets on the MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg. With the 29 points calm down-lead from the first duel was with Alba from the beginning, no doubt, on the third final feed in series of volumes.
the Best pitcher of the tournament undefeated Berlin was Kenneth Ogbe with 16 points. Already in the first duel with the lower Saxony had held the offensively strongest Team with 92:63 for. In the two matches on Friday and Sunday in Berlin to celebrate their first championship since 2008. Since last winning the national title Alba stand four times in the Playoff-Finals of the League – and had always lost. The FC Bayern as the Alba-fright of the past two final series failed in the domestic hall are already in the quarter-finals of Ludwigsburg.
Berlin and Ludwigsburg met in the Playoffs the last two years ago, Alba was back then, with 3:0 Victories. Also in Munich it already came to this duel in the first round, the Berlin had the 97:89 plenty of trouble. "Alba is a great Team, but we have to give everything and strong Defensive play," said the superior Ludwig Burger Marcos Knight with a view to the final.
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After the tired and disappointing performance in the first leg, Oldenburg was eager to say goodbye to at least adequately out of the tournament. Of the great miracle, no one believed but. "We want to present ourselves in the best possible way and not again under the wheels come," said national player Karsten Tadda in Magenta sports. In the last tournament appearance veteran Rickey Paulding came to eleven meters.Updated Date: 24 June 2020, 17:19