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Moving, tear-soaked goodbye to Per Günther with the 500th BBL in the 79:97 defeat against Ludwigsburg. Günther was a little annoyed by so many applause: “I thought it was unworthy of the crowd and the team this year. I’m glad we did not give up completely in the second half!” The MHP giants marched on to the semifinals with an even 3-0 in the quarter-final series. There awaits the German champions ALBA Berlin, who also won in Bamberg with 103: 70. Berlin’s Maodo Lo was surprised by his own strength and looks with respect at the first semi-final against Ludwigsburg, which is scheduled for May 27: “Ludwigsburg is always tough. I think we lost twice to them this season. It’s a tough semi-final. -Final. ” Bamberg’s Christian Sengfelder praised ALBA: “Berlin is currently the hottest team in Germany, maybe even in Europe. Now they have won 14 matches in a row.” For a German, the second EuroLeague victory on Saturday could come true: Tibor Pleiss won with Anadolu Efes Istanbul against Piraeus 77:74 at the last second. The final can be seen for free on MagentaSport on Saturday from 18.45.

Below are the main playoff votes in BBL Round 3 – if used, please name the source MagentaSport. The final of Europe’s basketball crown (from 18.45) and the match for third place (from 15.45) is available free of charge on Saturday at MagentaSport. Friday in BBL’s quarterfinal round 3, Hamburg play Bonn and Chemnitz play FC Bayern. Highlights from the BBL playoffs so far – see with: https://thinxpool.files.com/f/9be4d7b051913d7e

ratiopharm Ulm – MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg 79:97 – Serie: 0: 3

Ludwigsburg marches into the playoff semifinals and the reigning champions from Berlin await. For Ulmer, the end also means saying goodbye to Per Günther, who ends his career with his 500th BBL game. The fans and teams also said goodbye to Ademola Okulaja and honored him with a minute of silence before the match. Sportingly, the Ludwigsburg team did not allow extra time this time. The performance of John Patrick’s team was too dominant when they went into the break with a lead of 23 points (35:58), and even after that they can afford to be a little on guard for Per Günther

John Patrick, coach Ludwigsburg: “I’m very proud. We wanted to end the series today so we can take a break. It was an honor to train against Per.”

“Too bad we lost”

Per Günther, in his last match for Ulm, after the match with tears in his eyes over his feelings: “I thought I would make it, but it hit me once or twice. I had decided that when I cry, my eyes will run in water, but the corners of my mouth do not tremble so much. I do not know if I managed to do it … I felt it was a shame that we lost. I felt it was unworthy of the crowd and the team this year. I’m glad we did not go all out in the second half even though we never made a seriously ran. “

About his future, as he also has to leave Ulm privately: “I will definitely look past. I thought that the closer to saying goodbye from Ulm, the sadder it gets. But it’s actually a little different. I like to go. I hope I can appreciate those feelings in it has built up over the years, can save a little … I can not wait to show my kids everything and they make fun of dad peeing in the eyes and some crazy people wearing his shirt.

Per Günther, in his 500th BBL match for Ulm, before the match: “After we lost the 2nd match against Ludwigsburg, I got a lot of messages asking if there could still be tickets. I had the feeling that the belief in my immediate personal environment was not so great. Today it is 1 “Play do-or-die and the possibility that it will be my last. It will be a busy day for me personally. I hope to be in control during the game, spending the few minutes I play can also design decently.”

Link: Per Günther – A Career: https://thinxpool.files.com/f/631749dacb5c7e92

“We wanted to give him a better goodbye!”

Jaka Lakovic, coach Ulm: “We did not start properly. We gave Ludwigsburg many open shots. They took advantage of them too. Then they get their confidence. From that moment on it was very difficult for us to come back mentally and physically. We tried everything and the boys fought. But “Today it was not possible. Ludwigsburg were the better team. Today is the end of the season, but we are back next year.”

This is how Ulm will be without Per Günther: “We will miss a leader. A leader in the locker room and on the pitch. A guy who could talk to the team, who gathered the team and gave everything. We wanted him a better one Goodbye. We wish him all the best for the future. “

Brose Bamberg – ALBA Berlin 70: 103 – Serie: 0: 3

ALBA is in the semifinals and does not give Bamberg a chance in game 3. Even without Luke Sikma and Johannes Thiemann, the albatrosses show their quality. At half time, the Berliners are already in the lead with 25 points. Bamberg, who said goodbye to their former player Ademola Okulaja with a minute of silence before the match, is going on summer vacation after an unresolved season.

Oren Amiel, coach Bamberg: “Berlin is great. It’s not just their quality, it’s the way they play. I do not really want to talk about this game or the series. First I want to say that I have had a great staff. Before I say anything else, I “I would like to say a big thank you to everyone. It’s important that we build something here … It has been an honor and a pleasure to coach the team … I’m really looking forward to next season.”

Christian Sengfelder, 10 points Bamberg: “I think Berlin is the hottest team in Germany right now, maybe even in Europe. Now they have won 14 matches in a row. They are very strong and any mistake will be punished. We tried to match the intensity level, it worked better in the 2nd match, but today it was not good. That’s a bit of a disappointment. “

Maodo Lo, 15 points ALBA: “Today we had a lot of rhythm, it clicked extremely well offensively. We were also strong defensively. It was unpredictable that we would deliver such a match here in Bamberg. It is very difficult to play here. Even though Bamberg had difficulties in battle, we were, the fans were there and supported them. “

About the upcoming opponent Ludwigsburg: “Ludwigsburg is always tough. I think we lost to them twice this season. It’s a tough semi-final. “

Israel Gonzalez, coach of Berlin: “We played very well. Very good in defense and excellent on offense. I am very happy.”

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Friday 20.05.2022

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From kl. 20.15: NINERS Chemnitz – FC Bayern München (series: 0: 2)

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