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Sport Strong supercup start of the German basketball

00:25  19 june  2021
00:25  19 june  2021 Source:   kicker.de

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Still without leader Dennis Schröder, the German basketballists have celebrated a strong start of preparation for the Olympic Qualification Tournament.

Starker Auftritt: Isaac Bonga (li.). © imago images strong appearance: Isaac Bonga (Li.).

Dennis Schröder comes on Monday

The team of national coach Henrik Rödl to defeat the kick-off of the three-day supercup in Hamburg Czech Republic with 95:62 (51:33). The controversial returnee Joshiko Saibou was on Friday evening with 20 points of best thrower of the host.

next to NBA-Star Schröder also missed the professionals of the German Master Alba Berlin. "Dennis will be at the team in Heidelberg from Monday," announced DBB Vice President Armin Andres at magenta sport at half-time.

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There, the selection of the German Basketball federal federal government on Thursday a last test match against the Senegal, before it goes to Split to the fight for the Tokyo Ticket ticket. From the 29th of June, Germany meets in the preliminary round of the qualification tournament on Mexico and Russia. Only the winner of the tournament creates the jump to Olympia.

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The first of three Supercup games caught the German team against the Czech Republic a strong start, was fast with 12: 3 in front. Two youngsters from the NBA are particularly attentive: the 21-year-old Isaac bonga from the Washington Wizards scored eight points in the first eight minutes at the perfect throwing rate.

"What Isaac is delivered as is the first class. He has developed the last few years incredibly," said DBB-Vice Andres. Bonga came at the end to 14 meters. His three years of older ex-NBA teammate Moritz Wagner, who was most recently played for the Orlando Magic, always developed second throw opportunities and took eight rebounds.

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also Saibou convinced

from the bank Saibou came to the first commitment in the national team since February 2020. The nomination of the 31-year-old had taken care of for a great controversy, because in the past year, among other things, in two demonstrations against the state measures for curbing the corona Pandemic in Berlin had participated.

Saibou had declared on Wednesday in a video published by the Association to regret the effects of his participation. Player Johannes Voigtmann said that his teammates had accepted the explanation of Saibou, but the workup was not over yet. Saibou was also on his return to five rebounds and three assists.

The German team showed a concentrated idea about the complete game and dominated the opponent. Rödl rotated a lot, the Braunschweiger Lukas Wank gave his international debut. At the Supercup, the host also meets Tunisia on Saturday and Italy on Sunday.

victory over Italy: German basketballers win SuperCup .
The German basketball players have won the Supercup in Hamburg. The team of national coach Henrik Rödl won on Sunday evening against Italy with 91:79 (42:46) and thus took the title for the sixth time at the multi-nation tournament. © imago images in it: Moritz Wagner in Dunking. Supercup in Hamburg: Czech Republic becomes third against the strong Italians was the controversial Joshiko Saibou with 18 points again Best German Werfer.

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