Basketball-Bundesliga: Champions! Alba Berlin after twelve years of back up | More sports

Alba Berlin after twelve years, for the first time, back on top: The main townspeople defeated in the final of Ludwigsburg and crowned the champion. After twel

Basketball-Bundesliga: Champions! Alba Berlin after twelve years of back up | More sports

Alba Berlin after twelve years, for the first time, back on top: The main townspeople defeated in the final of Ludwigsburg and crowned the champion.

After twelve years, has been named the Alba Berlin of the German Basketball champion. The capitals defeated in Munich and Ludwigsburg. In the final of the Berlin left their opponents no Chance

Munich (Reuters) - In a sovereign manner Alba Berlin has triumphed in the extraordinary final tournament of the Basketball Bundesliga and his long-awaited ninth championship won. The capital club prevailed on Sunday in Munich with 75:74 (42:35) in the second final against MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg and caught up for the first time since 2008 to regain the title. Already in the Final first leg, had decided to Alba 88:65 for, and solved the early failure of the title holder and the host FC Bayern .

Alba Berlin win Basketball-Bundesliga: Berlin, Ludwigsburg, leave no Chance

Best Alba-thrower in the largely spectators to empty the Audi Dome , Niels Giffey and Martin Hermannsson, each with 14 points. So the Cup winning Team by coach Aito Garcia Reneses remained in his tenth game of the tournament to Corona-times* undefeated and celebrated for the first Time in 17 years, the Double. Outsider Ludwigsburg, who had won the quarter-final against FC Bayern*, again had to abandon his at the foot of the injured performers, Marcos Knight, and was put under in his first final clear.

"Alba is a worthy champion. You have generally played a strong season, the Cup brought. Alba was clearly the best Team in the tournament,“ said BBL chief Stefan wood the German press Agency, and also congratulated the opponent in the final. "Ludwigsburg was more than an insider tip and has played a great season, maybe the best your history."

As with the Cup Triumph before four months ago, Alba was able to overcome his final trauma. In the last two seasons, the Berlin had failed each of the people in Munich, were awarded under the Aito, a total of five chances of winning the title in finals.

Alba Berlin wins championship: capital city after 12 years back to top

"We were in 30 years of Albanian competition across 34 times in finals - this shows our claim, which shows how we have invented time and time again. But, of course, the salt in the soup are the titles,“ said managing Director Marco Baldi in the case of Magenta sports. "It is a total pleasure to win a title. The development of Alba Berlin is not the influence but dramatically.“

So, for example, is open, whether the 73-year-old Aito depends, perhaps, but still a season in Berlin on it. Service providers such as Peyton Siva and Luke Sikma also have a contract over the summer, the whereabouts of the strong Icelandic horse Martin Hermannsson , however, is unclear.

Basketball-Bundesliga: Alba Berlin to a clear victory for the master

Two days after the substantial first-leg victory Alba from the very beginning, left no doubt as to the title win. Sikma showed a Reverse-dream pass over his head to Center Landry Nnoko. Although Ludwigsburg early with a 9:5 in the front, with two taken distance shots of Berlin, Swede Markus Eriksson turned up but the game. Alba was accurate from the Three point line and showed his experience. At 15 points projection towards the end of the third quarter the game seemed decided, Ludwigsburg fought again. In the case of the giant several German Youngsters were allowed to re-prove, including the coach sons John and Jacob Patrick .

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For the contestants, ended on final even after more than three weeks, the time in the common quarantine-Hotel . "It couldn't have gone better," said League chief wood the tournament. No later than mid-October, the next season to start - the League hopes back to spectators in the arenas.

*tz.de is part of the nationwide Ippen-Digital editors network.

Updated Date: 28 June 2020, 16:33

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