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Bayern Munich remain at the top of the standings alongside Telecom Baskets Bonn, after the conclusion of the eighth matchday.

FC Bayern Munich won its sixth game on easyCredit BBL and is, thus, in first place on the table. With a 24-4 run in the second half, Munich prevailed over BG Gottingen. Deshaun Thomas led the winning side with 18 points as well as four rebounds and four assists. Nihad Djedovic followed with 15 points and four rebounds.

Fellow EuroLeague partner ALBA Berlin prevented Ulm’s first home win, after getting a 66-71 victory in front of 4,798 spectators. Marcus Eriksson led the visitors with 20 points, while Luke Sikma had his usual all-around game with 11 points, seven rebounds and five assists.

Bonn was able to slow down Bamberg’s explosive offense and claim its third win in a row on Friday night’s 80-100 beating. With 25 points, Jeremy Morgan was a vital part of Bonn’s victory, setting a new personal best in points. Bonn improved to 6-2, sharing the top with FC Bayern Munich (6-2).

MHP RIESEN Ludwigsburg showed no signs of rust after 12 days without a game as they fended off Basketball Löwen Braunschweig 91-80 on the road. Jonah Radebaugh was outstanding with 25 points for the winning side, who won its second game in a row to improve to 5-3.

Medi Bayreuth never faced a real challenge as they drained 18 three-pointers in a 100-68 blowout win against SYNTAINICS MBC for their first home win in the league this season.

The HAKRO Merlins Crailsheim prevail at home against the Hamburg Towers with 90-73. TJ Shorts came up big for Crailsheim with 23 points and eight assists.

EWE Baskets Oldenburg had to admit defeat in the easyCredit BBL, after the 72-75 loss to the JobStairs GIESSEN 46ers, the team of coach Mladen Dirjencic remains in the bottom of the table.

Fraport Skyliners claimed their second victory on the road, after beating Würzburg 78-83. Will Cherry and Brancou Badio combined for 38 points to lead the club to its second win of the season.

Chemnitz narrowly prevailed (67-64) against newly promoted Heidelberg in front of 2,850 spectators and climbed to the third place. The Niners celebrated their fifth win of the season behind Niklas Wimberg’s 15 points.