47 games graduated from Alba Berlin this season already and all of the Highlights of the Eurocup thrillers and the exciting Cup appearances, the Bundesliga often as the hassle of accessories. If in the back of the head the hope of a major European honour of flying in the air, it is not easy to focus fully on BBL games against Oldenburg, or casting. Just national the double and triple burden of this season is noticeable. In the table, Alba is currently only in fifth place. Although Berlin still have a few catch-up games in the back of your hand, however, they have conceded already as many defeats as in the whole of pre-season, as the main round ended on the second place. It is also now possible, at least the third Alba should be but at least. Otherwise the Play-offs is already in the semi-finals, a duel with the sovereign League leaders from Munich.
That the focus is currently on for a few days once only in the Bundesliga, has to do mainly with the game plan. For the first Time this season, Alba occurs three Times in a row in the BBL, without interruptions due to Eurocup or Cup. The first important game in Bamberg won the Berlin on Sunday 69:66 and returned the favor a little for the dramatic defeat in the Cup final six weeks ago in the same spot.
On Tuesday, the next task is already on the program. In the Arena at the Ostbahnhof (19 clock, live on Magenta sports) welcomes Alba, the basketball players from Ulm. "Just 48 hours after the away game in Bamberg is the next to be a difficult game awaits us," said Alba's coach Aito Garcia Reneses. "I tried to distribute the playing time as evenly as possible, however, it is not easy to recover in such a short period of time." Also Joshiko Saibou warns of the Ulmern to the former Albanian professionals Bogdan Radosavljevic and Ismet Akpinar: "first of all, offensively they are very dangerous. This is not a self-runner."More about
Basketball Bundesliga Alba Berlin struggles to victory against Bamberg
Apart from the table, the current series of League Play for the rhythm is very important. Because after the away game on Saturday in Crailsheim, the Alba, in the ideal case, wants to conclude with the third victory in a row and the jump to third place, is the highlight of the season. Within seven days it goes in a maximum of three finals against Valencia (9.4. in Valencia, 12.4. at home, any decision of the match in Valencia on 15.4.) the first international title since 1995. Since Berlin can use every bit of momentum out of the League. (Tsp)