Monaco (23-11) secured third place and home court advantage in the playoffs after surviving a dramatic comeback attempt by Bayern (13-21) in a thrilling 89-85 victory.

Despite holding a commanding 24-point lead, Monaco had to fend off a late surge from Bayern, who managed to narrow the deficit to just two points in the final moments of the game.

Alpha Diallo led the scoring for Monaco with 20 points, supported by a solid performance from Mike James with 17 points and 12 assists.

Carsen Edwards was a standout performer for Bayern, scoring 23 of his 26 points in the second half, while Sylvain Francisco contributed 17 points after halftime.