Basketball: FC Bayern suffers setback in Hamburg
Three days after the Euroleague highlight in Barcelona, the basketball players of Bayern have suffered a setback on the Bundesliga parquet.
The Munich had to be beaten at the Hamburg Towers with 83:87 (38:41), but remain tablet. Meanwhile, Telekom Baskets Bonn consolidated one by a 78:76 (42:28) against BG Göttingen and thus have home rights in the playoff quarterfinals.
The Bavarians, who compensated on Thursday in the quarterfinals of the Euroleague by a surprisingly clear victory at the FC Barcelona (90:75) to 1: 1, fought back in Hamburg after the weak first quarter (13:24). For the victory it was not enough, the best thrower of the guests was Deshaaun Thomas (28 points).
After the tenth victory in series, Bonn can no longer be displaced from one of the first four places with 50:14 points. Behind the leader follow Master Alba Berlin (46:12), Bayern (44:16) and the MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg (42:18). “We were in a big hole and then found a way. As already in earlier games, this speaks for the character of the team,” said Bonn’s coach Tuomas Iisalo.
Meanwhile, the JobStair giosen 46ers the Hessendell with relegated Fraport Skyliners in Frankfurt 76:75 (38:32). The table top last from casting (14:46) still has poor prospects on the league, the Syntainics MBC from Weißenfels (20:44) is the 16th far away. Two teams are climbing in the Proa.