There was nothing more, Alba's basketball players were already qualified before their last Eurocup preliminary round game against Partizan Belgrade for the Play-off quarter-finals. Nevertheless, much energy was in the Arena at the Ostbahnhof. On the one hand, the Fans of the opponent signed yet, something of a threat. And on the other, because the Berlin grappled with a lot of Verve to this game. In any case, Alba was 97:74 (18:23, 29:11, 19:19, 31:21) .
motivation help certainly should be the defeat from the first leg in Belgrade. And maybe Alba's captain Niels Giffey was able to make his colleagues are hot, by verklickerte you that he used to be with the Berliners, many low against Partizan coach Andrea Trinchieri had to plug it in. The Italian was until a year ago, head coach at the Baskets of Bamberg.
Although the Serbs of rise in the first quarter. Quickly but the of Berlin found their rhythm. A small spectacle organized by Alba's Jonas Mattisseck. In the closing stages of the second quarter of the 19 scored-Year-old eight points in a row, including two of three. Alba went with a lead of 13 points at the break. But then the guests came close again in the ran, before the Berlin were once again full of lust. The approximately 9000 Fans in the Arena at the Ostbahnhof cheered loudly. With the exception, of course, the somewhat sinister figures from Partizan.
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