Nikos Zisis’ game-winner gives Bamberg fifth German Cup trophy

2019-02-17T17:07:15+00:00 2019-02-17T17:07:15+00:00.

Stefan Djordjevic

17/Feb/19 17:07

Nikos Zisis nailed a game-winning triple and handed Brose Bamberg a win over Alba Berlin and the German Cup trophy.

By Eurohoops team/

The German Cup went down to the wire as Brose Bamberg grabbed the narrow 83-82 win over Alba Berlin and got to lift the trophy for the fifth time.

Rokas Giedraitis put Alba ahead 82-80 with 28 seconds left but Bamberg had the last say and although Tyrese Rice missed a triple, Augustine Rubit grabbed a rebound and the ball eventually got to Nikos Zisis who nailed the game-winner from deep.

Zisis finished the game with 19 points (5-8 triples) in addition to Ryce’s 20 while Elias Harris added 15 points. For Alba, Giedraitis nailed game-high 23 points and Johannes Thiemann 17 points.