Bavaria must fear for semi-final entry
Bitter defeat for Bayern Munich’s basketball team: In the Eurocup they lose their second match against Unics Kasan and now have to fear for the semi-finals.
Bayern Munich’s basketball players have missed their first chance to reach the semi-finals of the EuroCup.
The coach Sasa Djordjevic’s team lost to the Russian top club Unics Kasan in the second quarter-final 73:80 (40:30) and won 1:1 in the best-of-three series. The decision will be made on Wednesday (20.30 hrs) in Munich.
With the opening victory on Tuesday (83:75) in the back, the German cup winner started strongly and was able to score double-digit gains for the first time in the second quarter (36:26/17). minute). But the lead didn’t last long, Kasan caught up quickly and secured the victory in the final quarter (26:21).
Devin Booker scored 29 points as the best thrower of the Munich team, which had failed in the quarter-finals of the last two seasons. The hosts were particularly impressed by Quino Colom (15).
If Bavaria were to make progress, it would not just be a chance to win the triple. It would also continue to wave the ticket for the top class: The EuroCup winner will be allowed to play in the EuroLeague in 2018/19.