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BBL finals will be played by MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and Alba Berlin
Alba Berlin
Alba Berlin Credit: Twitter Reproduction

Alba Berlin have beaten EWE Baskets Oldenburg on Wednesday and will now face MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg, that the day before won their game against ratiopharm ulm.

The finals will be played in two games, the first one Friday at 18:30(UTC) and the second Sunday at 13:00(UTC).

Berlin does not win the BBL title since 2008, while this could be the first silverware for Ludwigsburg.

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German Basketball League semifinals start with the match between MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and ratiopharm ulm
German Basketball League semifinals start with the match between MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and ratiopharm ulm
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The easyCredit BBL starts its semifinals today with a match between MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg and ratiopharm ulm. The game takes place in the Audi Dome, Munich, at 13:00(UTC). The second leg of the semifinal will happen next Tuesday, at 18:30(UTC) also in the Audi Dome.

In the other semifinal EWE Baskets Oldenburg will face ALBA BERLIN, with games happening on Monday and Wednesday at 18:30(UTC).

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German Basketball League considers finishing season with a 10 clubs playoff
View from Mercedez Benz Arena before an Alba Berlin game
View from Mercedez Benz Arena before an Alba Berlin game Credit: Érico Andrei (Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 4.0)

The clubs of easyCredit BBL unanimously agreed in a video conference to end the 2019/2020 season if corresponding official permits for the necessary training and game operations is obtained.

It is planned the season with continue with playoffs at one location with FC Bayern Munich Basketball, MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg, HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim, ALBA BERLIN, EWE Baskets Oldenburg, RASTA Vechta, Brose Bamberg, BG Göttingen, ratiopharm ulm and the FRAPORT SKYLINERS.

The location will be announced on Monday, May 4th, 2020.