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The American Nick Weiler-Babb has joined the German national basketball team a day before the Supercup.

Weiler-Babb stößt zum DBB-Team - Theis fällt aus © provided by Sport1.de Weiler-Babb joins the DBB team-Theis falls from

. This was announced by the German Basketball Association (DBB) before the start against EM participants Czech Republic on Friday (8:30 p.m./Magenta Sport). NBA professional Daniel Theis, on the other hand, has to pause for reasons of stress control.

also Niels Giffey, who most recently played for Zalgiris Kaunas in Lithuania, is missing from the Supercup in Hamburg. For this purpose, national coach Gordon Herbert with Leon Kratzer from the Telekom Baskets Bonn and France legionnaire Gavin Schilling (Limoges CSP) navigated two players.

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"Nick trained today without contact because he only arrived two hours before the training," said Herbert: "I'm not yet sure whether he will play on Friday, but definitely on Saturday." Then the DBB selection meets Italy or Vice European Champion Serbia around NBA superstar Nikola Jokic.

Weiler-Babb had traveled to the United States for urgent family matters. The Guard of Bayern Munich had previously received German citizenship and is therefore a candidate for the European Championship. Herbert has to reduce his contingent by two players to the final twelve-man squad.

The Supercup is considered a big hardest test in front of the European Championship (from September 1st in Cologne and Berlin). The Herbert team meets France at the start of the European Championship. Before that, there are two games in the World Cup qualification in Sweden (August 25) and against European champion Slovenia (August 28 in Munich).

Wagner leads Germany to victory .
with returnee Dennis Schröder, the German basketball players brought an important victory before they started their home European Championship. © provided by Sport1.de Wagner leads Germany to victory with returnee Dennis Schröder, the German basketball players brought an important victory for the day exactly a week before their start in the home European Championship despite an unsuspicious performance.

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