Tamir Blatt from Alba Berlin: son of a basketball legend

MAndrea Trinchieri did not want to admit more to her opponent after Bayern’s defeat: “They were better than us for seven minutes,” he said. “Six, seven minutes.” Still, it was enough for Alba Berlin to beat Bayern Munich 86:73 in the first match of the final series of the German Basketball Championship on Friday night. … Read more

Louis Olinde plays for Alba Berlin and dreams of the NBA

ONEA pair of stubble grows on the upper lip, otherwise Louis Olinde’s boyish face is smooth. “I do my best for a playoff beard,” he reveals, “but nothing sprouts next to it.” What else he gives in the play-offs for the German basketball championship can go a long way for Alba Berlin. Olinde contributed 24 … Read more