Credit: Christina Pahnke/EuroLeague Basketball via GettyImages
Credit Christina Pahnke/EuroLeague Basketball via GettyImages

FC Bayern Munich wasted no time and managed to 'steal' Telekom Basket Bonn's home-court advantage in Game 1 of their best-of-five semifinal series. Andrea Trinchieri's squad bested their opponents by 80-68 (18-16, 15-19, 26-16, 21-17).

Points this season

Points made: 74,8
Accuracy: 45,0%
Place in standings: 11
Record max: 97
Record min: 59
Best scorer: Darrun Hilliard

Game 2 is scheduled for Monday, May 30, at 20:30 CET.

The outing was essentially decided in the last seven minutes, when Bayern went off on a 0-8 run that gave them their biggest lead thus far in the game (61-69).

Nick Weiler-Babb did almost everything for the EuroLeague side, scoring 15 points, grabbing 8 rebounds and dishing out 4 assists. Vladimir Lucic came in with a similar contribution consisting of 19 points and 7 rebounds, while Ognjen Jaramaz added another 18. 

Parker Jackson-Cartwright, Bonn's first scorer in the BBL (20.7 points) was held down to 14 on bad shooting percentages (4/19 from the field). 

Telekom Baskets Bonn: Parker Jackson-Cartwright 14 (4/19 FG, 6 REB, 9 AST), Jawonte Hawkins 13, Tyson Ward 10, Saulius Kulvietis 10.

Bayern Munich: Vladimir Lucic 19 (5/9 FG, 8/8 FT, 7 REB), Ognjen Jaramaz 18 (6/9 FG, 4/4 FT, 3 REB, 4 AST), Nick Weiler-Babb 15 (6/11 FG, 8 REB, 4 AST), Deshaun Thomas 8.

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