The basketballers of Alba Berlin are unbeatable. The German champion and cup winner struck the Greek top club Olympiakos Piraeus in the Euroleague after a strong performance surprisingly clear with 90:75 (37:30), it was cross-competition already the ninth victory in series. Best thrower The Bundesliga club was the glossy national player Maodo Lo with 27 points.
“Maodo won us the game today,” said National Team Colleague Johannes Thiemann at “Magenta Olympiakos Piraeus”: “We have a run, the throws fall a bit lighter. We wanted it more, we were very physical.” Lo said, “That’s a great victory for us.”
The Berliners have lost the last time on February 4 at Zska Moscow (72:91), then four victories in the Bundesliga, two at the top Four tournament on the way to the cuptriumph and three in the Euroleague. Through the success, the team of coach Israel Gonzalez at Eleven Siegen and 16 defeats.
Alba is clearly behind a play off-road with its balance. Since the Russian teams ZSKA, Zenit St. Petersburg and UNICS Kazan can no longer play along because of Ukraine invasion, the leap into the quarterfinals is possible.