“That’s how we always want to play basketball,” said Gmundens aces Daniel Friedrich and Toni Blazan after the champions’ 103:77 home win over “Vice” Kapfenberg, who is deeply in crisis after the ninth defeat in the ninth competitive game of the season. But the Swans, who, in contrast to the lost St. Pölten match, had an excellent team performance, could not take this into account. The Upper Austrians only played seven players, but each individual scored in the double-digit range – including eleven-point man Lukas Schartmüller, who is getting better and better.
The defeated Styrians started their journey home with drooping heads. “That was an embarrassment,” admitted Tobias Stepwieser.
The Raiffeisen Flyers Wels are returning to gaming today (7 p.m.) after the corona-related forced break. “We’ll need time,” warns head coach Sebastian Waser of exaggerated expectations. Especially away against title favorite BC Vienna. (Alex)