BBL: Alba Berlin wins in Würzburg after a strong final phase

Champion Alba Berlin stays in the top positions in the basketball Bundesliga.

The team from the capital prevailed after a strong final section with 82:70 (38:40) at s.Oliver Würzburg and achieved the seventh away win in a row. The Berliners are sixth, but still have games to catch up. For Würzburg it was the tenth defeat in a row.

The Würzburg team had gained a 40:38 lead at half-time thanks to advantages near the basket. Even after the third round, the hosts maintained a narrow lead. But with a 10:0 run at the beginning of the fourth quarter, the Berliners turned the game around, and the guests dominated the final section with 32:15. National basketball player Johannes Thiemann hit the decisive three two minutes before the end of the game with the shot clock running out to 74:66.

BBL: Oldenburg under Abaz still without a win

The EWE Baskets Oldenburg remain without a win under their new head coach Alen Abaz: With 65:89 (34:38) the Lower Saxony drew the short straw at home against the Telekom Baskets Bonn. It was the third defeat under Abaz and the eighth defeat in a row. Oldenburg remains bottom of the table.

The guests ended the third quarter with a 19:4 run and pulled away to 63:48 before the final section. Bonn’s playmaker Parker Jackson-Cartwright confirmed his recent strong form with 25 points.


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