Bamberg playful last playoff chance
After a clear defeat in Spain, the play-off for Bamberg in the Euroleague is fixed. The German champion scores badly from the triple line.
German basketball series champion Brose Bamberg has also lost his last theoretical chance to make it into the playoffs in the EuroLeague.
In the penultimate away match at Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, coach Luca Banchi’s team lost 79:103 (39:50) and, with 17 defeats from 27 matches, can no longer make it into the top eight teams (DATENCENTER: Die Tabelle).
In the Spanish Basque Country Bamberg, who had won 78:72 in the first leg, gave away the first (14:27) and the third quarter (13:30). Especially from the triple line the guests didn’t get along for a long time. Brose narrowly won the other two quarters. Best caster of the Bamberg team was Nikos Zisis with 17 points.
Jayson Granger also scored 17 points for the Basques, who maintained their play-off chance with 14 wins and 13 losses.
Baskonia Vitoria – Brose Bamberg 103:79 (50:39)Best caster: Granger (17), Diop (16), Timma (13), Beaubois (12), Shengelia (11), Poirier (10) for Vitoria – Zisis (17), Hickman (14), Radosevic (10) for Bambergviewers: 11,865