Bayern advance to German League semi-finals in nail-biting OT final against Chemnitz 99 /News

In German League Game 3, Bayern Munich defeated Chemnitz 99 in a tough battle on the pitch. After a thrilling end and extra time, Bayern won with the final score of 87-80 (20-15, 21-16, 16-32, 17-11, 13-6) and qualified for the semi-finals where they will face Telekom Baskets Bonn.

2 points this season

Nick Weiler-Babb was the winners’ MVP, having 19 points (1/2 2PT, 5/8 3PT, 2/3 FT), 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 19 PIR.

On the opposing side, Isiaha Mike was Chemnitz 99’s top scorer, finishing with 24 points (6/8 2PT, 2/5 3PT, 6/6 FT), 7 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals and 30 PIRs.

During extra time, Bayern showed who the better team was, Nick Weiler-Babb sank both shots from the charity strip, Nihad Djedovic hit a dagger on the other possesion and Andrea Trinchieri’s side celebrated the hard-fought W.

The real drama started in the fourth quarter. Bayern managed to tie the match (70-70) with 3:16 to play. Both teams traded successful possessions, Mike dumped two shots from the free throw line to tie the game (74-74) with 1:04 remaining. Bayern got a defensive save but Vladimir Lucic’s game-winning shot fell short and the teams went to extra time.

After a close first few minutes, Bayern went 9-1 in the middle of the first quarter and gained a tangible advantage (20-11) in the first quarter.

It wasn’t over, the visitors started a new 12-2 goal streak and built a comfortable 15-point (32-17) lead in the second quarter. Deshaun Thomas was the team’s top scorer in the EuroLeague with 8 points after the first half.

The third quarter was completely dominated by the Niners Chemnitz. The hosts outscored the opponents 32-16, with Isiaha Mike and Frantz Massenat leading the way. Chemnitz entered the last quarter with a 6-point lead (63-57).

Bayern Munich: Nick Weiler-Babb 19, Augustine Rubit 11 (5 REB), Ognjen Jaramaz 11 (4 REB, 3 AST), Nihad Djedovic 10 (8 REB), Deshaun Thomas 10, Andreas Obst 10.

Chemnitz 99: Isiaha Mike 24 (7 REB, 3 AST), Nelson Weidemann 14, Mindaugas Susinskas 12, Frantz Massenat 12 (5 REB, 5 AST).

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