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Bayern progress to face Zielona Gora

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FC Bayern Basketball have reached the final of the BasketsCups in Bonn: Svetislav Pesic’s men beat Belgian double winners BC Ostende in the semi on Saturday night (83-72).

The Munich side will face Polish champions Stelmet Zielona Gora in the final on Sunday (15:00 CEST). They beat the hosts 72-66 in the other semi-final. 

Bayern’s top scorer was Dusko Savanovic, who netted 17 points. He was ably assisted by Nihad Djedovic (15) and K.C. Rivers (11). Youngster Daniel Mayr (8 points, 7 rebounds) gave a good account of himself during the game. He was included at the expense of Deon Thompson, who has a toe injury.