It was a special night. Perhaps the most special basketball night I have ever experienced, claimed three-way specialist Andreas Oust.

Semi-finals!, Germany’s blissful basketball leader Schröder barked in the catacombs, after that he struck the wall vigorously numerous times.

The clear success versus EM-Mitfavorit Greece was a clear exclamation mark of the German basketball players. The DBB group around captain Dennis Schröder and also young star Franz Wagner sets off better enthusiasm as the host.

The Famous 107: 96 versus co-favorite Greece and the tossed out NBA superstar Giannis Antetocounmpo not only provides the EM host the very first semi-finals in 17 years, however likewise allows the enthusiasm to expand in the final week.

While the German group celebrated the quarter-final triumph in Berlin prior to 14,073, the departure of Antetocounmpo was symbolic: after two unsmanlike fouls, the Greek had to go off the area prematurely, the solid German cumulative had effectively amused the once again outstanding celebrity of the Milwaukee Bucks.

basketball icon Dirk Nowitzki enjoys the brand-new EM hero

We did our job. The team performed very, very well, particularly in the 2nd fifty percent. We had the right state of mind to go out and stop the Greeks, said Schröder.

Germany’s basketball hero Dirk Nowitzki enjoyed in the rankings as his followers strolled in his track.

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Franz Wagner, who returned after an ankle joint injury, said every little thing now.

The followers were amazing, incredible ambience. The whole group, from the financial institution to the starting five, what we brought is unbelievable, stated Schröder.

In the age of the now 44-year-old, semi-finals were much more the guideline, they played in the round of the last four at the 2001 EM 2001, the 2002 World Cup and also the European Champion. Ever since, a y drought has actually passed for 17 years.

on Friday evening Spain is waiting on the DBB basketball players

Both returned even more after time out and, like Wagner, were columns of success over the Greeks. It is our toughness that we have several skilled boys. But it is a lot more vital that children do not take it personally when something is told, claimed Wagner.

The group of national train Gordon Herbert placed an exceptionally great deal of setbacks this summer. Maxi Keeper, Isaiah Hammerstein, Isaac Tonga and also Moritz Wagner canceled for various reasons, after that Daniel This hurt themselves on the knee and also leader Schröder on the ankle joint.

The next obstacle is called Spain on Friday evening (8:30 p.m.). The world champ has no antetocounmpo, however a knowledgeable and swindled group that revealed fantastic principles in the 100: 90 versus Finland on Tuesday.


17 years ago at the last medal win up until now, Spain was additionally the semi-final opponent, back then Nowitzki racked up the definitive goal for triumph shortly before the end. Let’s hope that it will certainly not be so tight this time. We hope that we will certainly survive. We don’t have a Dirk that does the last one, said Schröder.

Both returned all the much more after time out and, like Wagner, were columns of success over the Greeks. It is a lot extra vital that kids do not take it directly when something is informed, claimed Wagner.

We do not have a Dirk that does the last one, stated Schröder.

The team executed extremely, really well, particularly in the second fifty percent. We had the appropriate attitude to get out as well as stop the Greeks, stated Schröder.