Champion Alba Berlin continues to rush from victory to victory in the Basketball Bundesliga. Due to the tenth success in a row at 85:78 (45:45) against the relegation candidate Löwen Braunschweig, the capital city are now two more games ahead of the pursuers Telekom Baskets Bonn.
With 14 points, New Zealander Yanni Wetzell was the most successful thrower at Alba, who had to fight until the end against the in-form Löwen. Braunschweig, on the other hand, is 16th in the table. only one win ahead of the first relegation zone and missed the chance to further distance the Fraport Skyliners from Frankfurt.
Third-placed Bayern Munich is also on the road to success. The cup winner beat Frankfurt 95:89 (47:35). With the ninth win in a row, coach Andrea Trinchieri’s team secured home advantage early in the play-off quarter-finals of the championship round, which begin in May. Former NBA pro Cassius Winston was Bayern’s best pitcher with 20 points.