Basketball News

 The Basel Starwings defeated SAM Massagno 72-66

Basel began the new year with a bang!

The Starwings treated their fans at the Muttenz Kriegackerhalle for an exciting basketball contest against one of the top teams in the league.

Basel started off strong by outscoring their opponents in the first two quarters.

AJ Hess and Robert Devcic led the Starwings to a 35-25 score at halftime.

Massagno made a short rally in the second half but the team was unable to catch up with the Starwings.

The victory was not without disappointments however.  Both Devcic and Petar Babic left the match with foot injuries.

Devicic and Hess each scored 23 points for Basel.  Teammates Björn Schoo and Alexis Hermann followed with 14 points.

The Starwings remain in 10th place in the NLA Division.