Towers sensation against Berlin: Pedro Calles does his masterpiece


Towers trainer Pedro Calles (37) admired his counterpart Aito Garcia Reneses (74, then Barcelona) on TV as a child with his father on the sofa and did an internship with him as a very young trainer.

Now Calles managed the masterpiece in the basketball Bundesliga against Alba Berlin.



Small wins against big: Towers-Wusel TJ Shorts (1.75 meters) against the longest player of the BBL Christ Koumadje (2.21 meters)Photo: WITTERS

The rooks beat the table runner-up and defending champion 90:75 (49:50). And after the fourth win in a row, we ticked off the topic of relegation.

“I’m extremely proud of my players,” said Calles. “Most of the time you lose to Alba and Aito and learn. Today we won and I still learned. I am extremely happy. “

In addition to the three long-term injuries, the ailing Captain Bryce Taylor (34) was surprisingly missing against his ex-team.

Nevertheless, they started against the champions in the fourth game in ten days with energy and speed. And pulled it off with heart and passion in the best game in their (short) BBL history.

Kameron Taylor, 3-point specialist Terry Allen (both 21 points) and center Maik Kotsar (20 points, 9 rebounds) excelled against the Euro League team. Taylor: “We were ready and played like this because we had something to prove.”

Even the always admonishing boss Marvin Willoughby beamed: “This is a great thing for me personally. We are really taking steps in the right direction. “

FC Bayern will come on Saturday (8.30 p.m., Magenta Sport). Calles: “Let’s see how the game goes.”

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