It's not enough. As in the Cup final a year ago, and in the finals of the German championship, the basketball players of Alba Berlin have missed the big throw. Three final defeats in a row are tough, and right after such a dramatic game, it is quite understandable that Alba's national player Joshiko Saibou of a broken heart speaks.
After the funeral, however, must follow the correct reaction. Will not give up the Team, that is clear. To the other Extreme – the pursuit of a title to be an Obsession – but also not helpful. The Berlin Basketball lives of his ease, of his lack of experience. Alba always plays best when the players have a clear head and just have fun in your sports feel.
On Sunday in Bamberg, you seemed tense at times and showed more than 35 minutes is not a good performance. It was only when the Finale had already seemed as good as lost, and to lose the Berlin-based nothing more played you free. At the end of a few seconds were missing, a Rebound, a few centimeters.
Hard to beat the all-powerful Munich
The chances are that Alba will get this season the long-awaited first title since 2016, have shrunk since Sunday. The Cup was after the success in the quarter-finals against Bayern the fastest way to crown the great development of the team under coach Aito Garcia Reneses in the past one and a half years. Over a maximum of five games it will be in the Play-offs is significantly harder to defeat the seemingly all-powerful Munich, and in the Eurocup with Alba is not just the Favourite.More about
Basketball Alba Berlin is subject to the Cup final in Bamberg 82:83Julian Graeber
Might do good to the people of Berlin the but also. There are plenty of examples of teams that won a title, as nobody really expected that. The German football generation of Philipp Lahm, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Lukas Podolski has already been labeled as unfinished, before she took the 2014 world title. Similar was after losing the NBA Finals in 2006, Dirk Nowitzki and his Dallas Mavericks. And an advantage to the young basketball players of Alba Berlin: your best time would yet to come.