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BBL Standings
 1. Ratiopharm 30-2 
 2. Brose Bask. 29-3 
 3. B.Muenchen 28-4 
 4. Bayreuth 22-10 
 5. EWE Baskets 18-14 
 6. ALBA 18-14 
 7. Telekom Bsk 18-14 
 8. Ludwigsburg 17-15 
 9. Giessen 46ers 15-17 
 10. Fraport SKY 14-18 
 11. Goettingen 14-18 
 12. Bremerhaven 12-20 
 13. Jena 11-21 
 14. Wuerzburg 11-21 
 15. Walter Tigers 7-25 
 16. Braunschweig 6-26 
 17. Vechta 2-30 
 18. Phoenix Hagen 0-0 
Last:5/2/2017
ProA Standings
 1. MBC 27-3 
 2. Crailsheim 25-5 
 3. Chemnitz 21-9 
 4. Kirchheim 20-10 
 5. Heidelberg 18-12 
 6. Trier 17-13 
 7. Oettinger R. 16-14 
 8. Koeln Rh.Stars 15-15 
 9. Hamburg 14-16 
 10. Uni Baskets 14-16 
 11. Hanau 13-17 
 12. Nuernberg 11-19 
 13. Baunach 10-20 
 14. Ehingen 10-21 
 15. ETB Wohnbau 8-22 
 16. Dresden 2-29 
Last:4/2/2017
ProB Standings
North
 1. Bernau 17-5 
 2. Art.Dragons 15-7 
 3. Oldenburg 14-8 
 4. Iserlohn 13-9 
 5. Bochum 12-10 
 6. Schalke 11-11 
 7. Rostock 10-12 
 8. Rist Wedel 10-12 
 9. Itzehoe 10-12 
 10. Wolfenbuettel 9-13 
 11. Stahnsdorf 7-15 
 12. Recklinghausen 4-18 
South
 1. Karlsruhe PS 15-7 
 2. Weissenhorn 15-7 
 3. Elchingen 15-7 
 4. Bayer Giants 13-9 
 5. FC Bayern II 13-9 
 6. Karlsruhe BG 11-11 
 7. Wuerzburg 10-12 
 8. Fraport SKY II 10-12 
 9. Licher Baeren 9-13 
 10. Dragons 9-13 
 11. Leipzig 7-15 
 12. Noerdlingen 5-17 
Last:5/9/2017
Regionalliga Standings
North
 1. ALBA Berlin II 0-0 
 2. Aschersleben 0-0 
 3. Bergedorf 0-0 
 4. BSW Sixers 0-0 
 5. Ebstorf 0-0 
 6. Goetting.ASC 0-0 
 7. Hannover Korb. 0-0 
 8. Neustadt TSV 0-0 
 9. Rendsburg 0-0 
 10. Stade 0-0 
 11. Stahnsdorf 0-0 
 12. Vechta II 0-0 
 13. Weser Bsk/BTS 0-0 
 14. Westerstede 0-0 
 15. Wusterhausen 0-0 
South-East
 1. Ansbach 0-0 
 2. Bad Aibling 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth II 0-0 
 4. Gotha II 0-0 
 5. Herzogenaurach 0-0 
 6. Jena II 0-0 
 7. Leitershofen 0-0 
 8. Muenchen OSB 0-0 
 9. Oberhaching 0-0 
 10. Rosenheim 0-0 
 11. Schwabing 0-0 
 12. Treuchtlingen 0-0 
 13. TSV Troester 0-0 
 14. Vilsbiburg 0-0 
 15. Zwickau 0-0 
South-West
 1. Crailsheim II 0-0 
 2. Fellbach 0-0 
 3. Heidelberg USC 0-0 
 4. Kaiserslautern 0-0 
 5. Koblenz 0-0 
 6. Kronberg 0-0 
 7. Langen 0-0 
 8. Lich II 0-0 
 9. Limburg 0-0 
 10. Mainz 0-0 
 11. Saarlouis/Dilling.. 0-0 
 12. Schwenningen 0-0 
 13. Speyer 0-0 
 14. Stuttgart 0-0 
 15. Tuebingen II 0-0 
West
 1. Bonn II 0-0 
 2. Dorsten 0-0 
 3. Duesseldorf 0-0 
 4. Grevenbroich 0-0 
 5. Hagen BG 0-0 
 6. Hagen-Haspe 0-0 
 7. Herford 0-0 
 8. Hertener Loewen 0-0 
 9. Ibbenbueren 0-0 
 10. Muenster 0-0 
 11. Recklinghausen 0-0 
 12. Salzkotten 0-0 
 13. Westfalen M. 0-0 
Full Standings
Last:7/3/2017
NBBL Standings
North-East
 1. ALBA Berlin 12-2 
 2. BA Weser-Ems 11-3 
 3. Junior Loewen 10-4 
 4. Piraten Hamburg 8-6 
 5. AB Baskets 7-7 
 6. Blue Giants 5-9 
 7. Eisbaeren Brem. 3-11 
 8. Sharks Hamburg 0-14 
North-West
 1. Young Dragons 13-1 
 2. TSV Bayer 04 10-4 
 3. Phoenix Hagen 8-6 
 4. Goettingen 7-7 
 5. Team Bonn/Rh. 7-7 
 6. ROTH Energie 6-8 
 7. Uni Baskets 4-10 
 8. RheinStars Koeln 1-13 
South-East
 1. Muenchen Akad. 14-2 
 2. FC Bayern 12-4 
 3. Nuernberg Falcons 12-4 
 4. TSV Troester 11-5 
 5. MBC Junior Sixers 7-9 
 6. Science City Jena 7-9 
 7. NINERS Academy 6-10 
 8. TenneT Young 3-13 
 9. Wuerzburg Ak. 0-16 
South-West
 1. ratiopharm Ulm 12-2 
 2. Eintracht Frankfu.. 11-3 
 3. Ludwigsburg BBA 10-4 
 4. Team Urspring 7-7 
 5. Schoder Junior 6-8 
 6. Young Tigers 6-8 
 7. MTV Kronberg 3-11 
 8. Rhein 1-13 
Last:6/30/2017
2.Regionalliga Standings
North-East
 1. Tiergarten 19-3 
 2. Berlin SSC 18-4 
 3. Charlottenburg 15-7 
 4. Hermsdorf 12-10 
 5. Wolmirstedt 11-11 
 6. Zehlendorf 11-11 
 7. Cottbus 10-12 
 8. Berlin SV 10-12 
 9. ALBA Berlin III 9-13 
 10. Halle USV 8-14 
 11. Stahnsdorf 2 7-15 
 12. Koepenick 2-20 
North-North
 1. Bergedorf 20-2 
 2. Ebstorf 18-4 
 3. Bramfelder 17-5 
 4. Hamburg-West 14-8 
 5. Eimsbuetteler 14-8 
 6. Rist Wedel 2 9-13 
 7. Bremerhaven 9-13 
 8. Rostock 8-14 
 9. Kieler 7-15 
 10. Luebecker 7-15 
 11. Einfeld 5-17 
 12. Kronshagen 4-18 
North-West
 1. Neustadt TSV 17-5 
 2. Bramsche TuS 16-6 
 3. Goetting.ASC 15-7 
 4. Wolfenbuettel 15-7 
 5. Quakenbrueck 15-7 
 6. Goetting.BG II 12-10 
 7. Oldenburg II 10-12 
 8. Langenhagen 8-14 
 9. Osnabruecker TB 8-14 
 10. Buergerfelder 7-15 
 11. Weende-Goet. 7-15 
 12. Hameln 2-20 
Southeast-North
 1. Gotha II 22-0 
 2. Bamberg 17-5 
 3. Wuerzburg Trop. 15-7 
 4. Chemnitz II 13-9 
 5. Dresden Tit.2 12-10 
 6. Neustadt DJK 12-10 
 7. Litzendorf 11-11 
 8. Regnitztal 9-13 
 9. Neumarkt 9-13 
 10. Erfurt 7-15 
 11. Regensburg 5-17 
 12. Nuernberg 0-22 
Southeast-South
 1. Muenchen OSB 19-3 
 2. Muenchen Bsk 17-5 
 3. Dachau 14-8 
 4. Leitershofen/S. II 14-8 
 5. Muenchen DJK 14-8 
 6. Landsberg 13-9 
 7. MIL Baskets 11-11 
 8. Jahn Freising 9-13 
 9. Passau 8-14 
 10. Slama Jama 7-15 
 11. Schrobenhausen 5-17 
 12. Ingolstadt 1-21 
Southwest-B-W
 1. Crailsheim II 23-3 
 2. Mannheim 22-4 
 3. Moehringen 18-8 
 4. Schwaebisch H. 15-11 
 5. Kirchheim/Teck 15-11 
 6. Haiterbach 15-11 
 7. Ulm BB 13-13 
 8. Heidelberg-Kir. 11-15 
 9. Karlsruhe PS II 11-15 
 10. Ludwigsb.BSG 10-16 
 11. Urspring 9-17 
 12. Reutlingen 9-17 
 13. Stuttgart ESV 6-20 
 14. Remseck 5-21 
Southwest-North
 1. Kronberg 17-5 
 2. Bergstrasse 16-6 
 3. Giessen 14-8 
 4. Horchheim 12-10 
 5. Langen II 12-10 
 6. Koblenz 2 11-11 
 7. Rossdorf 11-11 
 8. Trier 2 11-11 
 9. Bensheim 10-12 
 10. Volklingen 9-13 
 11. Frankfurt Makk. 5-17 
 12. Kassel 4-18 
West 1
 1. Deutzer 16-6 
 2. Kamp-Lintfort 15-7 
 3. Sechtem SG 14-8 
 4. Bonn-MTuS 13-9 
 5. Bad Muenstereifel 13-9 
 6. Duesseldorf II 12-10 
 7. Barmer TV 12-10 
 8. Wuppertal 11-11 
 9. Koeln II 11-11 
 10. Leichlinger TV 7-15 
 11. Hilden 4-18 
 12. Zuelpich 4-18 
West 2
 1. Westfalen M. 19-1 
 2. Wulfen 16-4 
 3. Dortmund 15-5 
 4. Schwelm II 9-11 
 5. Muenster 2 8-12 
 6. Paderborn II 8-12 
 7. Hagen BG 2 8-12 
 8. Hagen TSV 8-12 
 9. Bochum II 7-13 
 10. Werne 6-14 
 11. Bulmke 6-14 
Last:4/26/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1. Anadolu Efes 0-0 
 2. Baskonia 0-0 
 3. Brose Bask. 0-0 
 4. Crvena Zvezda 0-0 
 5. CSKA 0-0 
 6. EA7 Armani 0-0 
 7. FC Barcelona 0-0 
 8. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 9. Khimki 0-0 
 10. Maccabi T-A 0-0 
 11. Olympiacos 0-0 
 12. Panathinaikos 0-0 
 13. Real Madrid 0-0 
 14. Unicaja 0-0 
 15. Valencia 0-0 
 16. Zalgiris 0-0 
Last:6/21/2017
Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1. Andorra 0-0 
 2. Cedevita 0-0 
 3. Darussafaka 0-0 
 4. Fiat TO 0-0 
 5. Paris-Levallois 0-0 
 6. Unics 0-0 
Group B
 1. B.Muenchen 0-0 
 2. Buducnost 0-0 
 3. Galatasaray 0-0 
 4. Grissin Bon RE 0-0 
 5. Hapoel J-M 0-0 
 6. Lietkabelis 0-0 
Group C
 1. ALBA 0-0 
 2. Lietuvos rytas 0-0 
 3. Limoges 0-0 
 4. Lokomotiv 0-0 
 5. Partizan NIS 0-0 
 6. RETAbet BB 0-0 
Group D
 1. ASVEL 0-0 
 2. Dolomiti En. TR 0-0 
 3. Gran Canaria 0-0 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-0 
 5. Tofas 0-0 
 6. Zenit 0-0 
Last:7/6/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Banco di Srd 0-0 
 2. Enisey 0-0 
 3. EWE Baskets 0-0 
 4. Hapoel Holon 0-0 
 5. Monaco 0-0 
 6. UCAM Murcia 0-0 
Group B
 1. Chalon 0-0 
 2. Gaziantep 0-0 
 3. Iberostar Tener. 0-0 
 4. Neptunas 0-0 
 5. PAOK 0-0 
 6. Ventspils 0-0 
Group C
 1. AEK Athens 0-0 
 2. Banvit BK 0-0 
 3. Bayreuth 0-0 
 4. Strasbourg 0-0 
 5. Umana VE 0-0 
 6. Un.Olimpija 0-0 
Group D
 1. Aris 0-0 
 2. Besiktas 0-0 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Scandone AV 0-0 
 6. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
Last:7/12/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Marcos KNIGHT
  Jena
  (188-G-89)
  Avg: 18.3
 1. Knight, Jena18.3 
 2. Morgan, Ratiopharm17.7 
 3. English, Fraport .17.6 
 4. Paulding, EWE B.16.1 
 5. Mayo, Telekom Bsk15.8 
 6. Kikanovic, ALBA15.5 
 7. Babb, Ratiopharm15.4 
 8. Lewis, Bayreuth15.3 
 9. Odum, Wuerzburg15.3 
 10. Jenkins, Jena15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Dyshawn PIERRE
  Braunsch.
  (198-F-93)
  Avg: 7.9
 1. Pierre, Braunsch.7.9 
 2. Marei, Bayreuth7.2 
 3. Evans, Giessen .7.1 
 4. Eatherton, Goett.6.9 
 5. Cooley, Ludwigsb.6.8 
 6. Searcy, Vechta6.7 
 7. Morgan, Ratiopharm6.7 
 8. Knight, Jena6.5 
 9. Qvale, EWE Baskets6.4 
 10. McGhee, Walter T.6.3 
Assists Per Game
 Scott MACHADO
  Vechta
  (186-PG-90)
  Avg: 8.2
 1. Machado, Vechta8.2 
 2. Jordan, Walter T.7.8 
 3. Kramer, EWE B.6.6 
 4. Odum, Wuerzburg5.7 
 5. Hobbs, Ratiopharm5.4 
 6. Mayo, Telekom Bsk5.1 
 7. Sanders, Goettingen5.0 
 8. Siva, ALBA4.8 
 9. Hammonds, Ludwigsb.4.7 
 10. Ruoff, Goettingen4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Quantez ROBERTSON
  Fraport .
  (188-G-84)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Robertson, Fraport .2.5 
 2. Kramer, EWE B.2.2 
 3. Machado, Vechta2.0 
 4. Scrubb, Giessen .1.8 
 5. Ruoff, Goettingen1.8 
 6. Diggs, Bremerhaven1.6 
 7. Redding, B.Mue.1.6 
 8. Stewart, Walter T.1.6 
 9. Bowlin, Giessen 46ers1.5 
 10. Anderson, Bayreuth1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Geoffrey GROSELLE
  Braunsch.
  (212-C-93)
  Avg: 1.2
 1. Groselle, Braunsch.1.2 
 2. Theis, Brose Bask.1.2 
 3. Kleber, B.Muenchen1.2 
 4. Gamble, Telekom .1.2 
 5. Lane, Wuerzburg1.0 
 6. Gaffney, ALBA1.0 
 7. Qvale, EWE Baskets0.9 
 8. Austin, Bremerha.0.9 
 9. Elliott, Bremerhaven0.8 
 10. Balvin, B.Muenchen0.8 
Player of the Week

 Alex Ruoff
  Goettingen
  ( 198-F/G-86 )
  

 Johannes Joos
  Trier
  ( 206-C/F-95 )
  

 Steffen Kiese
  Rist Wedel
  ( 190-G-87 )
  

 Tim Eisenberger
  Treuchtlingen
  ( 197-G-91 )
  
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German Basketball (Men)

Play-Off bracket4
First Round Schedule
Group A
Cedevita 57% Oct.11 Fiat TO
Andorra 57% Oct.11 Unics
Paris-Levall 57% Oct.11 Darussafaka
Group B
Buducnost 57% Oct.11 Grissin Bon
Galatasaray 57% Oct.11 B.Muenchen
Lietkabelis 57% Oct.11 Hapoel J-M
Group C
Limoges 57% Oct.11 Lokomotiv
ALBA 57% Oct.11 Partizan NI
Lietuvos ryt 57% Oct.11 RETAbet BB
Group D
Ratiopharm 57% Oct.11 Tofas
Gran Canaria 57% Oct.11 Zenit
Dolomiti En 57% Oct.11 ASVEL
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First Round Schedule
Din.Tbilisi 50% Sep.19 Joventut
Keravnos 50% Sep.19 Avtodor
Bosna-Royal 50% Sep.19 Ludwigsburg
Karpos Sokol 50% Sep.19 TLU/Kalev
Groningen 50% Sep.19 Vytautas
Sigal Prisht 50% Sep.19 Tsmoki-Minsk
Kapfenberg 50% Sep.19 Benfica
BC Lulea 50% Sep.19 Antwerp
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Brose Bask. edges Mitteldeutscher BC by two points - Jan 27, 2013


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Thirteenth-ranked Mitteldeutscher BC (8-11) made lots of trouble for first ranked Brose Bask. (17-2) in Weissenfels on Saturday. The visitors from Bamberg managed to secure only two-point victory 58-56. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mitteldeutscher BC. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Mitteldeutscher BC won third quarter 19-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Brose Bask. made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Sharrod Ford (206-82, college: Clemson, agency: Pro One Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds. The other American import swingman Casey Jacobsen (198-81, college: Stanford) chipped in 12 points. Serbian forward Djordje Pantelic (204-84) produced 12 points and 8 rebounds for the hosts. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Brose Bask. have an impressive seven-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 17-2 record. Newly promoted Mitteldeutscher BC dropped to the fourteenth place with 11 games lost. Brose Bask. are looking forward to face New Yorker Phantoms (#15) in Braunschweig in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Mitteldeutscher BC will play on the road against Artland Dragons in Quakenbrueck and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
We should mention about the upset which took place in Tuebingen, where higher ranked Walter Tigers (9-11) lost at home to seventeenth ranked EnBW Ludwigsburg (6-14) 56-68. American forward Marqus Blakely (196-89, college: Vermont) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 blocks. Ivan Elliott contributed with 7 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. American Reggie Redding (196-88, college: Villanova) replied with 11 points and 6 rebounds for Walter Tigers. Walter Tigers' coach Igor Perovic rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. EnBW Ludwigsburg maintains seventeenth position with 6-14 record. Walter Tigers at the other side dropped to the twelfth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Bayreuth. EnBW Ludwigsburg will play against higher ranked BBC Bayreuth (#12) at home in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Walter Tigers will play against LTi 46ers in Giessen and hope to get back on the winning track.
An interesting game took place in Bayreuth, where higher ranked Phoenix Hagen (9-10) lost to fourteenth ranked BBC Bayreuth (9-11) in a road game 96-103 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Phoenix Hagen. Worth to mention a great performance of Jason Cain who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 9 rebounds. David Bell responded with 26 points and 4 assists. BBC Bayreuth moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Walter Tigers. Loser Phoenix Hagen dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. BBC Bayreuth will meet EnBW Ludwigsburg (#17) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Phoenix Hagen will play against Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (#11) and hope to secure a win.
The game with biggest result difference took place in Bremerhaven. Local Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (9-10) lost unexpectedly to thirteenth ranked Telekom Baskets (9-10) 90-75. The winners were led by Jared Jordan who had that evening a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 assists. Telekom Baskets' coach Michael Koch allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Telekom Baskets moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Eisbaeren Bremerhaven. Telekom Baskets' next round opponent will be s Oliver Baskets (#8) in Wuerzburg.

Rest of the games of round 20 were quite predictable and ended without any surprises. Here they are:
s.Oliver Baskets defeated TBB Trier in Wuerzburg 71-66. Fraport SKY was beaten by Art.Dragons at home 58-62. B.Muenchen lost to Ratiopharm on the opponent's court 75-83. ALBA managed to outperform LTi 46ers in a home game 83-69.


Bremerhaven - Telekom Baskets 75-90

The game with biggest result difference took place in Bremerhaven. Local Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (9-10) lost unexpectedly to thirteenth ranked Telekom Baskets (9-10) 90-75. It was a very close game until the last quarter, when Telekom Baskets's pressure prevailed and they won that period 29-18 extending their advantage to 15 points. They made 16-of-21 charity shots (76.2 percent) during the game. Telekom Baskets players were unselfish on offense dishing 22 assists. The winners were led by American point guard Jared Jordan (188-84, college: Marist) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 11 points and 11 assists and the other American import swingman Robert Vaden (196-85, college: UAB) supported him with 18 points and 4 assists. Five Telekom Baskets players scored in double figures. Telekom Baskets' coach Michael Koch allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. Even 17 points and 4 steals by American guard Stefon Jackson (196-85, college: UTEP) did not help to save the game for Eisbaeren Bremerhaven. Naturalized American power forward Keith Waleskowski (204-80, college: Dayton) added 15 points and 7 rebounds for the hosts. Telekom Baskets moved-up to eighth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Eisbaeren Bremerhaven. Telekom Baskets' next round opponent will be s Oliver Baskets (#8) in Wuerzburg.
Top scorers:
Telekom Baskets: R.Vaden 18+2reb+4ast, K.Weems 14+4reb+1ast, J.McLean 13+4reb+2ast, B.Veikalas 12+1reb, J.Jordan 11+3reb+11ast, C.Ensminger 10+9reb+4ast
Bremerhaven: S.Jackson 17+4reb+3ast, K.Waleskowski 15+7reb+1ast, S.Burrell 12+3reb+3ast, A.Harris 10+2reb+1ast, P.Zwiener 8+3reb+3ast, J.Burtschi 7+12reb+1ast
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TBB Trier - s.Oliver Baskets 66-71

There was a minor upset when 6th ranked TBB Trier (10-9) was defeated at home by eighth ranked s Oliver Baskets (9-10) 71-66. It looked good early as TBB Trier took an 2-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then s Oliver Baskets had a 19-11 second period charge getting the lead and TBB Trier was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 66-71. s Oliver Baskets made 18-of-23 charity shots (78.3 percent) during the game. The winners were led by American Dwayne Anderson (198-86, college: Villanova) who scored that evening 15 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists and British-American guard Mike Lenzly (189-81, college: Wofford) supported him with 8 points. Even 6 points and 12 rebounds by American forward Nate Linhart (201-86, college: Akron) did not help to save the game for TBB Trier. His fellow American import Barry Stewart (191-88, college: Mississippi St.) added 14 points for the hosts. Both coaches tested many bench players in such tough game. s Oliver Baskets maintains eighth position with 9-10 record, which they share with 3 other teams. TBB Trier at the other side dropped to the seventh place with nine games lost. s Oliver Baskets' next round opponent will be Telekom Baskets (#10) in Bonn.
Top scorers:
s.Oliver Baskets: D.Anderson 15+7reb+4ast, L.McIntosh 10, J.Boone 9+4reb, M.Lenzly 8+4reb+2ast, C.McNaughton 8+4reb, J.McKinney 8+1ast
TBB Trier: B.Stewart 14+1reb+3ast, M.Monninghoff 10+1reb, J.Bucknor 9+3reb, A.Seiferth 9+4reb+3ast, B.Harper 8+4reb, N.Linhart 6+12reb+2ast
gschID: 184001


Fraport SKY - Art.Dragons 58-62

No shocking result in a game in Frankfurt where seventh ranked Artland Dragons (11-9) defeated 15th ranked Deutsche Bank Skyliners (6-13) 62-58. The guests were already 19 points ahead after 3 quarters before a 29-14 Deutsche Bank Skyliners' run in the last quarter cut the lead to 62-58 at the end of the game. The winners were led by American forward Bradley Buckman (203-84, college: Texas) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 14 points and 13 rebounds and American-Cypriot power forward Anthony King (206-85, college: Miami, FL, agency: Interperformances) supported him with 16 points and 11 rebounds. Even a double-double of 23 points and 14 rebounds by American guard Quantez Robertson (189-84, college: Auburn) did not help to save the game for Deutsche Bank Skyliners. His fellow American import forward Zachery Peacock (203-87, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Pro One Sports) added 19 points for the hosts. Deutsche Bank Skyliners' coach tested ten players, but that didn't help to avoid defeat in this game. Artland Dragons moved-up to sixth place. Deutsche Bank Skyliners at the other side dropped to the sixteenth position with 13 games lost. Artland Dragons' next round opponent will be Mitteldeutscher BC (#14) in Weissenfels and are hoping to win another game. Deutsche Bank Skyliners will play on the road against Bayern Muenchen.
Top scorers:
Art.Dragons: A.King 16+11reb+1ast, B.Buckman 14+13reb+1ast, J.Strasser 10+3reb+2ast, M.Haynes 6+3ast, P.Popovic 6+2reb, D.Mallet 4+2reb+1ast
Fraport SKY: Q.Robertson 23+14reb+1ast, Z.Peacock 19+2reb, K.Klein 6+2reb, T.Scott 5, D.Barthel 3+2reb, D.Gibson 2+4reb+6ast
gschID: 184000


Ratiopharm - B.Muenchen 83-75

Everything could happen at the game between two tied teams. Both third ranked ratiopharm Ulm and 5th ranked Bayern Muenchen had identical 12-6 record. This time ratiopharm Ulm used a home court advantage and won against the opponent from Muenchen 83-75. It looked good early as Bayern Muenchen took an 1-point lead at the end of first quarter. But then ratiopharm Ulm had a 24-14 second period charge getting the lead and Bayern Muenchen was not able to take back game control losing it eventually 75-83. The winners were led by American center John Bryant (208-87, college: Santa Clara) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 16 points and 14 rebounds and international point guard Per Guenther (185-88) supported him with 17 points. Five ratiopharm Ulm players scored in double figures. Even 23 points and 4 assists by American point guard Tyrese Rice (185-87, college: Boston Coll., agency: Priority Sports) did not help to save the game for Bayern Muenchen. His fellow American import swingman Brandon Thomas (198-84, college: Massachusetts, agency: Three Eye Sports) added 17 points for the guests. ratiopharm Ulm (13-6) moved-up to second place. Bayern Muenchen at the other side keeps the fifth position with seven games lost. ratiopharm Ulm's next round opponent will be TBB Trier (#7) on the road where they are favorite. Bayern Muenchen will play against Deutsche Bank Skyliners in Frankfurt.
Top scorers:
Ratiopharm: P.Guenther 17+3ast, J.Bryant 16+14reb+3ast, L.Jeter 13+1reb+5ast, P.Schwethelm 12+6reb+1ast, S.Esterkamp 10+6reb+1ast, K.Nankivil 9+4reb+2ast
B.Muenchen: T.Rice 23+4ast, B.Thomas 17+3reb+1ast, R.Benzing 11+4reb+1ast, C.Troutman 9+5reb, S.Hamann 6+2reb+1ast, L.Roberts 5+5reb
gschID: 183995


Walter Tigers - Neckar L'burg 56-68

We should mention about the upset which took place in Tuebingen, where higher ranked Walter Tigers (9-11) lost at home to seventeenth ranked EnBW Ludwigsburg (6-14) 56-68. The game was mostly controlled by EnBW Ludwigsburg. Walter Tigers was better in second period 15-12. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. American forward Marqus Blakely (196-89, college: Vermont) orchestrated the victory by scoring 15 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 blocks. The other American import power forward Ivan Elliott (203-86, college: UCSB, agency: Limelight Hoops) contributed with 7 points and 10 rebounds for the winners. American Reggie Redding (196-88, college: Villanova) replied with 11 points and 6 rebounds and the former international Johannes Lischka (203-87) added 9 points and 8 rebounds in the effort for Walter Tigers. Walter Tigers' coach Igor Perovic rotated ten players in this game, but that didn't help. EnBW Ludwigsburg maintains seventeenth position with 6-14 record. Walter Tigers at the other side dropped to the twelfth place with 11 games lost. They share the position with Bayreuth. EnBW Ludwigsburg will play against higher ranked BBC Bayreuth (#12) at home in the next round and they do not belong to the favorites in that game. Walter Tigers will play against LTi 46ers in Giessen and hope to get back on the winning track.
Top scorers:
Neckar L'burg: M.Blakely 15+9reb+4ast, D.Jackson 14+2ast, W.Bernard 10+1reb+2ast, L.Staiger 10+2reb+7ast, J.Turek 9+6reb+2ast, I.Elliott 7+10reb+2ast
Walter Tigers: R.Redding 11+6reb+1ast, J.Lischka 9+8reb+1ast, T.Nash 9+8reb, C.Wells 9+2reb+1ast, V.Duggins 7+3reb+1ast, K.Frease 4+4reb+1ast
gschID: 183999


Bayreuth - Phoenix Hagen 103-96

An interesting game took place in Bayreuth, where higher ranked Phoenix Hagen (9-10) lost to fourteenth ranked BBC Bayreuth (9-11) in a road game 96-103 on Saturday. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Phoenix Hagen. Phoenix Hagen trailed by 14 points after 3 quarters before a 41-34 run in the last quarter cut the deficit to 96-103 at the end of the game. Worth to mention a great performance of American forward Jason Cain (208-85, college: Virginia) who helped to win the game recording 20 points and 9 rebounds and American-Jamaican Bryan Bailey (185-80, college: Bucknell) who added 20 points during the contest. American guard David Bell (186-81, agency: Three Eye Sports) responded with 26 points and 4 assists and naturalized American swingman Adam Hess (201-81, college: William & Mary) produced a double-double by scoring 13 points and 10 rebounds. Both teams had five players each who scored in double figures. BBC Bayreuth moved-up to twelfth place, which they share with Walter Tigers. Loser Phoenix Hagen dropped to the eighth position with ten games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. BBC Bayreuth will meet EnBW Ludwigsburg (#17) on the road in the next round where they are favorite. Phoenix Hagen will play against Eisbaeren Bremerhaven (#11) and hope to secure a win.
Top scorers:
Bayreuth: J.Cain 20+9reb, B.Bailey 20+1reb+2ast, J.Trapani 14+7reb+1ast, S.Schmitz 13+1reb+1ast, K.Hamilton 12+1reb+7ast, G.McGhee 10+9reb+1ast
Phoenix Hagen: D.Bell 26+4ast, D.White 19+1reb+2ast, L.Gordon 16+5reb, A.Hess 13+10reb+2ast, D.Gregory 10+5reb, A.Lodwick 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 183998


MBC - Brose Bask. 56-58

Thirteenth-ranked Mitteldeutscher BC (8-11) made lots of trouble for first ranked Brose Bask. (17-2) in Weissenfels on Saturday. The visitors from Bamberg managed to secure only two-point victory 58-56. However their fans expected much easier game. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Mitteldeutscher BC. The guests took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Mitteldeutscher BC won third quarter 19-16. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Brose Bask. made 16-of-19 free shots (84.2 percent) during the game. The best player for the winners was American power forward Sharrod Ford (206-82, college: Clemson, agency: Pro One Sports) who had a double-double by scoring 20 points and 14 rebounds. The other American import swingman Casey Jacobsen (198-81, college: Stanford) chipped in 12 points. Serbian forward Djordje Pantelic (204-84) produced 12 points and 8 rebounds and American forward Devin Uskoski (201-85, college: Rocky Mountain) added 11 points and 9 rebounds respectively for the hosts. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. Brose Bask. have an impressive seven-game winning streak. Defending champion maintains first position with 17-2 record. Newly promoted Mitteldeutscher BC dropped to the fourteenth place with 11 games lost. Brose Bask. are looking forward to face New Yorker Phantoms (#15) in Braunschweig in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Mitteldeutscher BC will play on the road against Artland Dragons in Quakenbrueck and is hoping to prove to their fans that this time they can win.
Top scorers:
Brose Bask.: S.Ford 20+14reb, C.Jacobsen 12+2reb+1ast, T.Gipson 7+1ast, J.Massey 7+3reb, K.Tadda 5+1reb, A.Gavel 5+4reb+1ast
MBC: D.Pantelic 12+8reb+2ast, D.Uskoski 11+9reb+1ast, K.Beidler 10+6reb, O.Jeanty 8+1reb, C.Timberlake 6+5reb+4ast, H.Vilhjalmsson 3+2reb
gschID: 183997


ALBA - LTi 46ers 83-69

Very predictable result when fifth ranked ALBA Berlin (12-5) beat at home bottom-ranked LTi 46ers (4-15) 83-69. The game without a history. ALBA Berlin led from the first minutes and controlled entire game increasing their lead in each quarter. The winners were led by American forward Deon Thompson (203-88, college: N.Carolina) who had that evening a double-double by scoring 11 points and 10 rebounds and the other American import point guard DaShaun Wood (185-85, college: Wright St.) supported him with 15 points. Five ALBA Berlin players scored in double figures. ALBA Berlin's coach Sasa Obradovic used an eleven-player rotation which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Even 19 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists by Bosnian power forward Elvir Ovcina (212-76, college: Syracuse, agency: Interperformances) did not help to save the game for LTi 46ers. Center Andreas Buechert (208-87, college: Winthrop, agency: Limelight Hoops) added 13 points and 7 rebounds for the guests. ALBA Berlin moved-up to third place. LTi 46ers lost fifth consecutive game. They stay at the bottom position with 15 games lost. ALBA Berlin's next round opponent will be EWE Baskets (#4) in Oldenburg. LTi 46ers will play at home against Walter Tigers (#13) in Tuebingen.
Top scorers:
ALBA: D.Wood 15+1reb+3ast, H.Schaffartz