"This is a huge win for us. At halftime our team realized we could win this game and did not lose control of it. We did play a lot more organized and stable. We were able to rest and put some pressure off of our starter‘s shoulders through good bench play. Our second unit showed great confidence and were a key factor to win the contest. Looking at the close race in our group we have to show up prepared and be ready when we face Turk Telekom next week."
Telekom Baskets player Fabian Thülig:
"We are happy about winning this important game plus the tie-breaker. We played well as a unit, but never really had a chance to relax until the final buzzer sounded."
Minsk 2006 head coach Andrei Krivonos:
"We had a bad start into the game and could not recover quickly enough. After the intermission we wer able to cut the deficit, but we were lacking confidence to at least win the tie-breaker in the end."
Minsk 2006 player Rostislav Vergun:
"Congratulations to the Bonn team and their fans. With this crowd behind them it is hard to withstand. You could see Bonn was well-prepared and did learned from their failures that cost them our first meeting."