Date: December 16, 2012 There was no surprise in Frankfurt where 17th ranked Deutsche Bank Skyliners (4-9) were defeated by tenth ranked Phoenix Hagen (6-7) 107-102. Deutsche Bank Skyliners were ahead by 6 points after three quarters before a 36-25 charge of Phoenix Hagen, which allowed them to win the game. They made 33-of-36 charity shots (91.7 percent) during the game. They shot the lights out from three nailing 12 long-distance shots on high 60.0 percentage. 26 personal fouls committed by Deutsche Bank Skyliners helped opponents get some easy free throw opportunities. American guard Davin White (186-81, college: CS Northridge) nailed 23 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists for the winning side and naturalized American swingman Adam Hess (201-81, college: William & Mary) accounted for 19 points and 7 rebounds. American swingman Dion Dowell (200-85, college: Houston) came up with 24 points and 7 rebounds (on 8-of-10 shooting from the field) and the other American import forward Zachery Peacock (203-87, college: Georgia Tech, agency: Pro One Sports) added 21 points and 5 rebounds (made all of his seven free throws) respectively for Deutsche Bank Skyliners in the defeat. Five Phoenix Hagen and four Deutsche Bank Skyliners players scored in double figures. Phoenix Hagen moved-up to ninth place, which they share with s.Oliver Baskets and Bayreuth. Deutsche Bank Skyliners lost their third game in a row. They dropped to the sixteenth position with nine games lost. Phoenix Hagen's next round opponent will be higher ranked Bayern Muenchen (#7) at home and it will be quite challenging to get another victory. Deutsche Bank Skyliners will play against Walter Tigers (#13) in Tuebingen. Top scorers: Phoenix Hagen: D.White 23+6reb+5ast, M.Dorris 22+4reb, D.Bell 19+4reb+2ast, A.Hess 19+7reb, L.Gordon 17+5reb+2ast, D.Gregory 4+2reb Fraport SKY: D.Dowell 24+7reb+1ast, Z.Peacock 21+5reb, D.Gibson 16+2reb+5ast, J.Jones 10+2reb+5ast, M.Nolte 9+4reb+1ast, Q.Robertson 9+5reb+4ast
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