The Frankfurt Skyliners have qualified as first Team for the semi-finals of the revamped Cup competition of the Basketball Bundesliga (BBL). In the round of the last Eight of the Cup winners ‘ Cup was won by 2000 with 80:70 (38:38) against the lions of Braunschweig and reached for the first time in eight years, the semi-finals, which is no longer held in the framework of a Final-Four tournament.

In the Fraport Arena, the host continued after a balanced first half with an 8:0 run in the third quarter, on 50:42 and was the guide after that. The best launchers on the sides of the Frankfurter was the canadian Jason Clark (18 points), Braunschweig, the American, Brayon Blake and Scott Eatherton contributed 15 points each.

The second semi-finalist will be determined in the evening in the game between BG Göttingen and the five-time European Cup winners Brose Bamberg. On Sunday, Science City Jena meets in addition to the Telekom Baskets Bonn (15 hours), then the master and the Cupverteidiger Bayern Munich expected to be in the remake of the last League and Cup finals Alba Berlin (18 Uhr). The semi-finals at the 20. January, the final match on 17. February.