Defending champion Berlin underpinned his favorite role and clearly won the first play-off duel with the old rival Brose Bamberg. The main round winner from the capital won 114: 89 (61:45) on Friday evening and showed an excellent offensive performance. In the series in Best-of-Five mode, the Berliners lead 1-0. Already on Sunday (6 p.m.) Alba can add to her own audience, only then does the series go to Franconia. Anyone who first wins three games will come to the semi -finals.

Bamberg coach Amiel: “It was disrespectful”

The best thrower of the master were Johannes Thiemann (19 points) and Jaleen Smith (16). Bamberg’s defensive acted far too lax over long distances, the game that is like an offensive spectacle was almost decided in the third quarter. Omar Prewitt scored 17 points for the guests. Alba already celebrated the twelfth league victory in series. “It was an embarrassing first half. It was disrespectful. We have to show that we deserve to play in these play-offs,” said Bamberg coach Oren Amiel at “Magenta Sport”.

Bavaria defeats the fear opponent

The Brawl - Playoffs Bonn vs. Bamberg

After three defeats of the season with 77:53 (36:31), the Munich team prevailed against fear opponents Niners Chemnitz.

Hawkins is on the spot at overtime thriller in Bonn

The Telekom Baskets Bonn, who won their first home game against the Hamburg Towers with 100: 98 (91:91, 41:42), did much more difficult. The outstanding man of the game was Peter Jackson-Cartwright with 36 points. However, the match winner became Javontae Hawkins, who decided the game with a threesome one second before the end – he had previously balanced in the regular season.