Respect for Master Bamberg
Brose Bamberg wins against Malaga in the EuroLeague. However, the playoffs will take place without the German champion. Ricky Hickman shines.
Series champion Brose Bamberg has celebrated an honourable success in the EuroLeague.
Two days after the Bamberg team also missed their last calculated chance to reach the play-off round in their away defeat against Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz, coach Luca Banchi’s team beat Unicaja Malaga 93:88 (55:42) in the penultimate home game.
With eleven wins out of 28 games, the Franconians equaled Malaga, who also have no chance to make it into the top eight teams (DATENCENTER: Die Tabelle).
The outstanding player at Bamberg was the American Ricky Hickman with 28 points.
Brose Bamberg – Unicaja Malaga 93:88 (55:42)Best caster: Hickman (28), Wright (12), Radosevic (10) for Bamberg – Nedovic (26), McCallum (13) for MalagaSpectators: 6150