By Eurohoops team/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Not only did Alba Berlin have to win Game 2 of the German league quarterfinals vs Bayern Munich at all costs, but also needed to overcome some serious pressure along the way following a blowout defeat in Game 1.
With five players scoring in double figures and thanks to a dominant third quarter, the”Albatrosses” ultimately beat their opponents 83 – 76 and made the 1 – 1.
Alba was trailing 45 -40 at halftime but came out of the locker rooms angry enough to complete the third period with a 21 – 8 partial score, establishing a lead that it never abandoned for the remainder of the match.
Niels Giffey had 15 points, Peyton Siva 13 while Tony Gaffney scored 13 for the winning squad. Elmedin Kikanovic and Carl English added 12 and 10 respectively.
Devin Booker led Bayern with 13 points and Nihad Djedovic along with Maxi Kleber posted 12 points each.