FC bayern’s basketball players were only briefly upset about missing their first chance at the title – and are now relying fully on the home advantage in the all-important fifth final against ALBA berlin.
“In the end we had a chance to win, but now there is another game at home. And i think we”ll win the championship,” said munchen coach dejan radonjic ahead of the heiben playoff showdown on 16. June in own hall.
How difficult it will be to win the first double in the club"s history became clear to the cup winners at the last minute when they won 68:72 (34:29) in the german capital. ALBA evened the score at 2:2 in the high-class best-of-five series and travels to the final game of the season with a great deal of self-confidence. "It’s time to win the title. It all comes down to one game, which is exactly what we wanted," said u.S. Pro luke sikma, the most valuable player (MVP) of the bundesliga main round. Matchwinner on wednesday, however, was niels giffey, who recorded a career-best 20 points without missing a shot from the field.