Brose Bamberg ties series vs Bonn with a champion’s style

2017-05-10T22:39:20+00:00 2018-05-14T13:36:51+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

10/May/17 22:39

Bonn had managed a serious upset in Game 1 of the series against Brose Bamberg but the answer of the defending champs was swift and emphatic

By Eurohoops team/

Brose Bamberg tied the German League quarterfinal series against Bonn with a 87 – 71 victory on the road and reclaimed the home-court advantage.

Eager to respond after defeat in Game 1, the Bavarians outplayed their opponents 19 – 25 in the first quarter and then assumed total control closing halftime ahead 25 – 55. Game over, even if there were 20 minutes left.

Luca Staiger and Daniel Theis led a balanced offensive effort with 15 points each for Brose Bamberg while Fabien Causeur added 14 points plus 9 rebounds.

Ryan Thompson scored 13 for Bonn.

In the other German championship quarterfinals game played today, Ratiopharm Ulm beat Ludwigsburg 82 – 76 to away from home for a 1 – 1 tie in the series.

Chris Babb had 21 points for Ulm and DJ Kennedy 14 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists for Ludwigsburg.