Status: 13/04/2022 22:46
Skyliners Frankfurt is being relegated from the basketball Bundesliga. The Hessians suffered a defeat in Hamburg – with which the relegation is virtually sealed.
Fraport Skyliners from Frankfurt are relegated from the basketball Bundesliga. The bottom of the table lost the match in the Hamburg Towers on Wednesday (April 13, 2022) with 58:68 (21:30) and with a record of 6:24 victories has only a theoretical chance to stay up in the league. With the victory, Hamburg is still on course for the playoffs. Only if Frankfurt wins the remaining four matches, Löwen Braunschweig loses all matches and at the same time also Jobstairs Giessen 46ers ends up with ten victories in the end, would the 2004 champions stay in the league thanks to the direct comparison.
The table leaders Telekom Baskets Bonn (78:72 against Jobstairs Giessen 46ers) did their duty with great difficulty. With 23: 7 successes, Bonners remains in first place thanks to 35 points from Javontae Hawkins after the eighth victory in a row. Niners Chemnitz (18:10) can schedule sixth for the playoffs with an 83:69 (41:31) on medi Bayreuth. On the other hand, BG Göttingen (16:13) after 87:88 (42:43) at the last second has to worry about the entrance to the knockout round with the former league champion Brose Bamberg.
Munich secures second place
On the other hand, the basketball players from Bayern Munich have secured second place in the table. Coach Andrea Trinchieri’s team defeated Syntainics MBC Weißenfels 86:78 (49:41) and remains within striking distance (21: 7 successes) of leader Bonn. Munich celebrated their twelfth home win of the season and meet their table neighbors Ludwigsburg on Saturday.
Berlin remains fantastic
After beating Oldenburg in the Basketball Bundesliga, Alba Berlin still has every chance of a top spot after the regular season. On Tuesday night, at the start of the 30th BBL match day, the Berliners won a long match against EWE Baskets Oldenburg 92:86.
In the last duel for Paulding: Oldenburg is subject to Berlin
The Berliners (38:12 points) secured fourth place in the table with the victory, but still have four games to catch up and still have the fewest minus points of all teams.
Oldenburg strong opponent for Alba Berlin
Fourteenth in the table, Oldenburg is not yet saved, but has improved further under coach Ingo Freyer and should in his current state have a good chance of scoring the points that are still missing to stay up in the league.
The strong Oldenburgers were able to keep the match in balance until the last quarter before the Berliners could pull away with a 14-0 run. Jaleen Smith was Alba’s top scorer with 19 points, Malte Delow delivered her best BBL performance to date with 12 points. The best thrower of the match was Oldenburg’s Max Heidegger with 24 points.
Ulm remains at the top after beating Heidelberg
Ratiopharm Ulm followed suit with a 90:74 victory against MLP Academics Heidelberg and remains on the heels of the Berliners. Ulm (38:16) has already played two games more than the champions.
Jaron Blossomgame was Ulm’s excellent player with 24 points, the American scoring five out of six attempts beyond the three-point line. At Heidelberg, Brekkott Chapman came up with 24 points and eleven rebounds on a “double-double”.
Crailsheim continues in the playoffs
Hakro Merlin’s Crailsheim can still hope for a place in the playoffs. After the victory against Heidelberg, the Crailsheim team followed up with an 87:84 victory in Braunschweig and secured ninth place in the table with 28:26 points.