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Antwerp Giants in Champions League collapse against Bamberg, Bergen picks up first European victory

On the fifth match day in group C of the Champions League Antwerp Tuesday a 76-85 defeat suffered by the German Bamberg. In the rest of the Giants 40-51 in the chalk.

Bamberg decided the party in the first quarter: 15-30. After the third quarter was second to 57-64 come back and after two and a half minute in the slotkwart was 64-64 equal. Antwerp clutching on to 76-78 on one minute of the end, but on lead it never came. With 30 points and 7 rebounds was Serbian Stevan Jelovac the architect of the German victory. At Antwerp was Ismael Bako with 25 points the best shot and left Paris Lee with 16 points and 11 assists also notice.

After two victories and three defeats is Antwerp fifth in his group. the top four go through to the play-offs. The fifth and sixth to be fished in the FIBA Europe Cup.

Bergs to book first win in FIBA Europe Cup

On the fourth match day in the FIBA Europe Cup has Mountains Tuesday a first victory booked. The Henegouwers vesloegen the White-Russian Minsk with 86-79. The rest, led them with 43-37.

Mountains had in the first three quartz each light the advantage (20-17, 23-20, 21-19), in the last Minsk is only one point of the damage elimination (22-23). Idris Lasisi, Urus Nikolic and Andrew Chrabascz scored all three 18 points for Bergen and also Chris Jones (12) and Quinton Upshur (11) were above 10 points.

In the other match in group B will receive the Bulgarian Balkans, unbeaten leader, Wednesday, the Cypriot AEK Larnaca. Mountains is provisionally third. If AEK surprised in Bulgaria, drops to the Mountains again to the fourth place. The first two from the group qualify for the second group stage

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