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FC Bayern Munich claimed another important victory over Fraport Skyliners (50-79) to climb closer to the top of the standings, only behind Bamberg and Heidelberg.

The Bavarians came at the top thanks to a 20-40 run during the second and third quarter. Andreas Obst and Darrun Hilliard led Bayern in scoring with 13 points.

The BG Göttingen defeated Euroleague club ALBA BERLIN in front of 3,776 fans in the Mercedes-Benz-Arena. With the third win in a row, the violets moved up to fourth place in the table. Kamar Baldwin led the winning side with 18 points.

MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg was able to slip past Telecom Baskets Bonn (91-86). Ludwigsburg achieved its third victory in five league games as Jonah Radebaugh and Justin Simon scored 24 and 21 points, respectively.

Brose Bamberg could not maintain its perfect record after Round 5 of the easyCredit BBL. Braunschweig came at the top over the league leaders as they prevailed with a 90-84 win.

After the loss to Brose Bamberg the previous week, Heidelberg returned to its winning ways as they prevailed with a 76-71 win over Würzburg to improve to 4-1.

Semaj Christon led Ulm to a close-fought 78-81 over Niners Chemnitz. The American guard scored a game-high 21 points and five assists.

JobStairs GIESSEN 46ers put on an offensive show as they rolled to a 100-81 home victory over SYNTAINICS MBC to snap a three-game losing streak.

With an increase in performance in the second half, the Hamburg Towers secure the away win in the north duel vs. the EWE Baskets Oldenburg they win 79-77 in front of a sold-out crowd of 5,000 spectators.

HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim locked up their first road victory of the season with some tough defense in an 86-74 win at medi bayreuth. TJ Shorts poured in 24 points to lead the winning side.

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