Bayreuth consolidates 4th place – Alba series holds firm
Medi Bayreuth celebrates an important win in the playoff race. Alba Berlin continues its winning streak against Oldenburg. Bamberg slips out of the playoff ranks.
Basketball Bundesliga club medi Bayreuth has consolidated its important fourth place in the standings twelve rounds before the main round’s end.
In the fight for the home advantage in the playoff quarter-finals, the Franconians increased their lead over these two rivals to four points with a 97-85 (50-43) win over Telekom Baskets Bonn and the simultaneous 83-91 (45-53) defeat of EWE Baskets Oldenburg in second place in the Alba Berlin standings.
The capital club won its seventh consecutive game in the BBL.
Meanwhile, the Frankfurt Skyliners replaced the stumbling champion Brose Bamberg by a 78:77 (41:31) at ratiopharm Ulm from eighth and last play-off place (schedule and table of the German Basketball Bundesliga).