Sign in
View: Mobile | Desktop
 
FOLLOW US:  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  RSS
Men Women
France Internationally
Authors:
 
Philippe Burstert
Join Us!!! We are looking for someone to help us cover French basketball. Please send us an e-mail.
PLAY PRO IN EUROPE
We can help you
ProA Standings
 1. Monaco 17-2 
 2. Chalon 14-5 
 3. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 14-5 
 4. Nanterre 13-6 
 5. Gravelines 11-8 
 6. Paris-Levallois 11-8 
 7. ASVEL 10-9 
 8. Strasbourg 10-9 
 9. Limoges 9-10 
 10. Hyeres-Toulon 9-10 
 11. Le Mans 9-10 
 12. Le Portel 8-11 
 13. Chalons-Reims 7-12 
 14. Dijon 7-12 
 15. Cholet 6-13 
 16. Antibes 6-13 
 17. Orleans 6-13 
 18. Nancy 4-15 
Full Standings
Last:2/14/2017
ProB Standings
 1. Provence Basket 14-4 
 2. Bourg 13-5 
 3. Charleville 11-7 
 4. Le Havre 10-8 
 5. Nantes 10-8 
 6. Lille 10-8 
 7. Roanne 9-9 
 8. Blois 9-9 
 9. Denain 9-9 
 10. Boulazac 8-10 
 11. Vichy Clermont 8-10 
 12. Poitiers 8-10 
 13. Maurienne 8-10 
 14. St Quentin 8-10 
 15. Evreux 8-10 
 16. Rouen 7-11 
 17. Boulogne 6-12 
 18. St Chamond 6-12 
Full Standings
Last:2/11/2017
NM1 Standings
 1. Caen 18-6 
 2. Quimper 17-7 
 3. Souffel 17-7 
 4. RAC Basket 16-8 
 5. Orchies 15-9 
 6. GET Vosges 14-10 
 7. Lourdes 13-11 
 8. ALS Basket 12-12 
 9. Chartres 11-13 
 10. St Vallier 11-13 
 11. Challans 11-13 
 12. Gries/Oberhoffen 11-13 
 13. Vitre 11-13 
 14. Rennes 10-14 
 15. SAP Vaucluse 10-14 
 16. Angers BC 10-14 
 17. Lorient 9-15 
 18. CFBB 0-24 
Full Standings
Last:2/18/2017
NM2 Standings
Group A
 1. Bordeaux 12-4 
 2. Golfe Juan 12-4 
 3. Toulouse 12-4 
 4. Dax-Gamarde 11-5 
 5. Garonne 11-5 
 6. Gardonne 10-6 
 7. Toulouges 9-7 
 8. Marmande 8-8 
 9. Le Cannet 7-9 
 10. Real Chalossais 7-9 
 11. Marseille 5-11 
 12. Valence 5-11 
 13. Union Venelles 2-14 
 14. Pau Nord-Est 1-15 
Group B
 1. La Charite 14-2 
 2. Brissac-Aubance 13-3 
 3. La Rochelle 13-3 
 4. Cognac 11-5 
 5. Cherbourg 9-7 
 6. Pays dOlonnes 9-7 
 7. Union Tours 9-7 
 8. Fougeres 7-9 
 9. Pornic 7-9 
 10. USV Re Basket 7-9 
 11. Gravenchon 6-10 
 12. Angers EOSL 4-12 
 13. Reze 3-13 
 14. Chateauroux 0-15 
Group C
 1. Cergy-Pontoise 14-2 
 2. Vanves 13-3 
 3. Calais 12-4 
 4. Kaysersberg 12-4 
 5. Berck 11-5 
 6. Maubeuge 9-7 
 7. W.O.S.B. 8-8 
 8. Tremblay 7-9 
 9. Tourcoing 6-10 
 10. Joeuf Homecourt 5-11 
 11. Juvisy 5-11 
 12. Bruay 4-12 
 13. Metz-Ste Marie 4-12 
 14. Longwy 2-14 
Group D
 1. Aubenas 12-4 
 2. Cheruy 12-4 
 3. Oullins 11-5 
 4. Pfastatt 10-6 
 5. Besancon 9-7 
 6. Feurs EF 9-7 
 7. Beaujolais 8-8 
 8. Ouest Lyonnais 8-8 
 9. Prisse Macon 8-8 
 10. Bourg II 7-9 
 11. Montbrison 7-9 
 12. Mulhouse 6-10 
 13. Le Puy 4-12 
 14. Clermont 1-15 
Last:2/14/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1. Monaco 12-2 
 2. Banvit BK 11-3 
 3. CEZ Nymburk 10-4 
 4. Aris 8-6 
 5. Fraport SKY 7-7 
 6. Ironi Nahariya 5-9 
 7. Helios 2-12 
 8. Bakken 1-13 
Group B
 1. Le Mans 9-5 
 2. Umana VE 9-5 
 3. Pinar Karsiyaka 9-5 
 4. Avtodor 7-7 
 5. Maccabi Rishon 7-7 
 6. Oradea 6-8 
 7. Kataja Basket 6-8 
 8. Khimik 3-11 
Group C
 1. ASVEL 10-4 
 2. Neptunas 10-4 
 3. EWE Baskets 10-4 
 4. PAOK 7-7 
 5. Ventspils 7-7 
 6. Usak 5-9 
 7. Openjobmetis V. 4-10 
 8. Rosa Radom 3-11 
Group D
 1. Iberostar Tener. 11-3 
 2. Scandone AV 10-4 
 3. Strasbourg 9-5 
 4. Juventus 8-6 
 5. Oostende 6-8 
 6. Cibona 5-9 
 7. Mega Leks 4-10 
 8. Mornar Bar 3-11 
Group E
 1. Besiktas 12-2 
 2. AEK Athens 9-5 
 3. Partizan 8-6 
 4. Ludwigsburg 8-6 
 5. Banco di Srd 7-7 
 6. Spirou 6-8 
 7. Stelmet ZG 4-10 
 8. Szolnok 2-12 
Last:1/25/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Last:2/9/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Kyle GIBSON
  Gravelines
  (196-G-87)
  Avg: 19.1
 1. Gibson, Gravelines19.1 
 2. Clark, Chalon18.2 
 3. Rich, Paris-Levallois17.1 
 4. Prepelic, Limoges16.2 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines16.2 
 6. Roberson, Chalon15.6 
 7. Smith, Chalons-Reims15.4 
 8. Sommerville, Orleans15.1 
 9. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.14.4 
 10. Warren, Nanterre14.4 
Rebounds Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 8.9
 1. Fall, Chalon8.9 
 2. Poirier, Paris-Le.8.7 
 3. Labeyrie, Paris-Le.7.9 
 4. Hunt, Nancy7.8 
 5. Yeguete, Le Mans7.3 
 6. Donaldson, Le Po.7.3 
 7. Hassell, Le Portel7.2 
 8. Blue, Antibes7.0 
 9. Lessort, Nanterre6.8 
 10. Solomon, Gravelines6.6 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 11.2
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.11.2 
 2. Roberson, Chalon7.4 
 3. Hodge, AS.6.3 
 4. Holston, Dijon6.1 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines5.8 
 6. Vargas, Nancy5.5 
 7. Bost, Monaco5.4 
 8. Campbell, Paris-Le.5.1 
 9. Mangin, Le Portel4.2 
 10. Warren, Nanterre4.2 
Steals Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Pau-Lacq.
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.2.5 
 2. Wood, Limoges2.3 
 3. Eito, Orleans1.9 
 4. Payne, Chalons-.1.8 
 5. Holston, Dijon1.7 
 6. Campbell, Paris-Le.1.7 
 7. Grant, Dijon1.6 
 8. Young, Chalons-.1.5 
 9. Yeguete, Le Mans1.5 
 10. Henry, Gravelines1.4 
Blocks Per Game
 Moustapha FALL
  Chalon
  (218-C-92)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Fall, Chalon2.6 
 2. Fofana, Monaco1.3 
 3. Uter, AS.1.2 
 4. Hassell, Le Portel1.1 
 5. Joseph, Orleans1.0 
 6. Jaiteh, Strasbourg0.9 
 7. Trasolini, Nancy0.9 
 8. Jeanne, Nancy0.9 
 9. Hunt, Nancy0.9 
 10. Fair, Limoges0.9 
Player of the Week

 Chris Warren
  Nanterre
  ( 178-PG-76-88 )
  

 Joe Burton
  Roanne
  ( 201-F-134-90 )
  

 Karim Gourari
  RAC Basket
  ( 204-F-89 )
  
French men teams in Euro cups 2016-2017
 FIBA Europe Cup:
 Bb Cham.League:

French Basketball (Men)

Next Round Schedule

Round 20 (Regular Season)

Monaco 86% Feb.25 Le Mans
Cholet Feb.25 Dijon 57%
Limoges 52% Feb.25 Chalon
Nancy Feb.25 Paris-Levall 73%
Nanterre 70% Feb.25 Le Portel
Orleans 57% Feb.25 Antibes
Strasbourg 59% Feb.25 Gravelines
Hyeres-Toulo 71% Feb.24 Chalons-Reim
ASVEL Feb.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort 64%
Next Round Schedule

Round 19 (Regular Season)

Boulazac Feb.24 Roanne 58%
Boulogne Feb.24 Provence Bsk 70%
Charleville Feb.24 Lille 53%
Denain Feb.24 Rouen 55%
Evreux 61% Feb.24 Maurienne
Bourg 69% Feb.24 Nantes
Le Havre 59% Feb.24 St Chamond
St Quentin 59% Feb.24 Blois
Vichy Clermo Feb.24 Poitiers 56%
Next Round Schedule

Round 25 (Regular Season)

Lorient Feb.25 Souffel 71%
St Vallier Feb.25 SAP Vauclus 54%
Challans 52% Feb.25 Lourdes
Gries/Oberho 66% Feb.25 Angers BC
GET Vosges Feb.25 Vitre 54%
Quimper Feb.25 RAC Basket 54%
CFBB Feb.25 ALS Basket 90%
Orchies Feb.25 Caen 55%
Rennes Feb.25 Chartres 58%
Next Round Schedule

Round 1 (1/8 Finals)

Pinar Karsiy Mar.1 Besiktas 55%
Ludwigsburg Mar.1 Neptunas 63%
Banco di Srd 63% Mar.1 Le Mans
Aris Mar.1 ASVEL 62%
Umana VE 51% Mar.1 Scandone AV
EWE Baskets 60% Feb.28 Banvit BK
AEK Athens 57% Feb.28 Monaco
PAOK Feb.28 Iberostar Te 52%
Next Round Schedule

Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Cibona 50% Mar.8 Chalon
Enisey 59% Mar.8 Oostende
Usak Mar.8 Nanterre 96%
Telekom Bsk 99% Mar.8 Ironi Nahari
ProA Round 5: ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket is defeated by Strasbourg IG - Nov 5, 2012


POSTED BY:
EUROBASKET NEWS
  follow us on Facebook Twitter

After 5 rounds played we can already see who rules in the ProA and who belongs to weaker ones. There was no lack of interesting games this round. The round ended with extra overtimes, favorites losing the games and games ending by tiny margin.

The game between third ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (3-2) and fourth ranked Strasbourg IG (4-1) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was defeated by Strasbourg IG in Strasbourg 80-66. It was a key game for the top position in the league. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) stepped up and scored 15 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. Naturalized Mali forward Amara Sy (202-81) responded with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists. Strasbourg IG have a solid series of four victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 3 other teams. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket at the other side dropped to the fifth place with two games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Strasbourg IG is looking forward to face Poitiers (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#14) and is hoping to win this game.
ProA top team - Gravelines-Dunkerque (4-1) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked STB Le Havre (2-3) 75-66. American point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) nailed 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and Ousmane Camara accounted for 11 points and 15 rebounds. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach Christian Monschau allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American center Graham Brown (205-84, college: Michigan) came up with 11 points and 9 rebounds for STB Le Havre in the defeat. Gravelines-Dunkerque maintains first place with 4-1 record, which they share with 3 other teams. STB Le Havre lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against Le Mans (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. STB Le Havre will play against JDA Dijon (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Chorale de Roanne (#16) forced the game against Le Mans (#3) into an overtime, but lost by seven points 65-72 on Saturday night. The best player for the winners was Khalid El-Amin who scored 16 points and 5 assists. Coleman Collins produced a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds for the guests. Le Mans have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Chorale de Roanne stay at the bottom place with four games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Le Mans will meet at home league's leader Gravelines-Dunkerque in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Chorale de Roanne will play against JSF Nanterre (#5).
A very interesting game took place in Boulazac. It ended with only three-point home defeat of 11th ranked Boulazac Basket (2-3) to ninth ranked Paris-Levallois (3-2) 74-71 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Boulazac Basket. Sean May orchestrated the victory by scoring 19 points and 9 rebounds. Paris-Levallois moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Boulazac Basket dropped to the ninth position with three games lost. Paris-Levallois' next round opponent will be Limoges CSP Elite (#11) at home which should be theoretically an easy game. Boulazac Basket will play against the league's second-placed Chalon/Saor.
Seventh ranked Cholet (3-2) beat at home 15th ranked Poitiers (1-4) by 15 points 86-71, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. Terrell Everett stepped up and scored 20 points and 9 assists for the winners. Poitiers' coach Rudy Nelhomme rotated ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Cholet moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Poitiers lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the thirteenth position with four games lost. Cholet will face Sluc Nancy (#13) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Poitiers will play against Strasbourg IG.

There were no shocking results in the rest of the games of round 5: Orleans lost to Chalon on the opponent's court 80-85. Limoges unfortunately lost to Dijon in a home game 65-69. Nancy recorded a loss to Nanterre on the road 78-82.
The most impressive stats of the last round was 26 points and 8 rebounds by Ilian Evtimov of Chalon.


Strasbourg - ASVEL 80-66

The game between third ranked ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket (3-2) and fourth ranked Strasbourg IG (4-1) was the most important one in the last round on Monday night. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was defeated by Strasbourg IG in Strasbourg 80-66. It was a key game for the top position in the league. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket was tied after three quarters but could not keep up in the last quarter eventually losing the game. American-Dominican swingman Ricardo Greer (197-78, college: Pittsburgh) stepped up and scored 15 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists for the winners and the former international center Alexis Ajinca (215-88, agency: Priority Sports) chipped in 17 points and 9 rebounds. Four Strasbourg IG players scored in double figures. Naturalized Mali forward Amara Sy (202-81) responded with a double-double by scoring 10 points, 13 rebounds and 5 assists and Nigerian power forward Uche Nsonwu-Amadi (208-78, college: Wyoming, agency: Beo Basket) scored 16 points and 5 rebounds. Strasbourg IG have a solid series of four victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 3 other teams. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket at the other side dropped to the fifth place with two games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Strasbourg IG is looking forward to face Poitiers (#15) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket will play against Entente Orleans 45 (#14) and is hoping to win this game.
Top scorers:
Strasbourg: L.Campbell 19+1reb+2ast, A.Ajinca 17+9reb, R.Greer 15+8reb+5ast, G.Fitch 12+2reb+2ast, A.Jeanneau 7+3reb+3ast, J.Greer 5+4reb+1ast
ASVEL: U.Nsonwu-Amadi 16+5reb, E.Jackson 13+2reb, A.Sy 10+13reb+5ast, T.Abromaitis 8+2reb+1ast, M.Thompson 8+2reb+4ast, T.Larrouquis 5+4reb+1ast
gschID: 178878


Chalon - Orleans 85-80

Very expected game when 13th ranked Entente Orleans 45 (1-4) was defeated on the road by fifth ranked Chalon/Saor (4-1) 85-80 on Monday. However just five-point win is not that big difference and the fans of host team counted on more convincing victory. The hosts took control from the first minutes by winning first half. But Entente Orleans 45 won third quarter 21-14. However it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening. Chalon/Saor looked well-organized offensively handing out 26 assists. International forward Ilian Evtimov (201-83, college: N.Carolina St.) stepped up and scored 26 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and the former international guard Steed Tchicamboud (193-81) chipped in 17 points and 10 assists. American forward Caleb Green (203-85, college: ORU) responded with 27 points and the former international point guard Marc-Antoine Pellin (169-87) scored 9 points, 5 rebounds and 9 assists. Chalon/Saor have a solid series of four victories in a row. Defending champion keeps a position of league leader, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Entente Orleans 45 keeps the thirteenth place with four games lost. Chalon/Saor will face Boulazac Basket (#12) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Entente Orleans 45 will play against ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne Basket.
Top scorers:
Chalon: I.Evtimov 26+8reb+3ast, S.Tchicamboud 17+3reb+10ast, B.Schilb 9+3reb+2ast, A.Michel Jean-Baptiste 8+4reb+1ast, S.Williams 8+7reb+2ast, B.Rush 8+4reb+6ast
Orleans: C.Green 27+4reb+2ast, M.Lebrun 15+3reb+1ast, B.Greene 13+4reb+4ast, M.Pellin 9+5reb+9ast, F.Raposo Laurencio 7+9reb+1ast, J.Young 5
gschID: 178877


Limoges - Dijon 65-69

There was a surprise result when twelfth ranked JDA Dijon (2-3) defeated on the road higher ranked Limoges CSP Elite (2-3) 69-65 on Saturday. The guests were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. JDA Dijon made 22-of-28 free shots (78.6 percent) during the game. Limoges CSP Elite was plagued by 25 personal fouls down the stretch. American power forward Andre Harris (201-85, college: Fair Dickinson) stepped up and scored 17 points and 8 rebounds for the winners and forward Jeremy Leloup (202-87) chipped in 13 points. Four JDA Dijon players scored in double figures. Naturalized Congolese forward Nobel Boungou Colo (202-88) responded with 14 points and 5 rebounds and Greek guard Angelos Tsamis (192-81) scored 10 points and 7 assists. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. JDA Dijon moved-up to ninth place, which they share with 3 other teams including defeated Limoges CSP Elite. JDA Dijon will face STB Le Havre (#9) on the road in the next round.
Top scorers:
Dijon: A.Harris 17+8reb, F.Prenom 14+3reb, J.Leloup 13+3reb+3ast, Z.Moss 10+1reb, L.Aboudou 6+3ast, M.Mutuale 5+1reb+4ast
Limoges: N.Boungou Colo 14+5reb+1ast, A.Tsamis 10+2reb+7ast, K.McAlarney 8+3reb+1ast, J.Gomis 7+2reb, F.Zerbo 6+1reb, J.Mipoka 5+3reb+1ast
gschID: 178883


Nanterre - Nancy 82-78

Not a big story in a game when 13th ranked Sluc Nancy (1-4) was defeated on the road by tenth ranked JSF Nanterre (3-2) 82-78 on Saturday. The hosts were tied at the half but managed to speed up in last two quarters eventually winning the game. American power forward Christophe Massie (206-77, college: Memphis) stepped up with a double-double by scoring 13 points and 13 rebounds for the winners and the former international forward Stephen Brun (202-80) chipped in 15 points and 7 rebounds. Naturalized Ivorian point guard Souleyman Diabate (183-87, agency: Beo Basket) responded with 26 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists and American forward Marcellus Sommerville (200-82, college: Bradley) scored 20 points and 5 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Both coaches used bench players in such tough game. JSF Nanterre have a solid series of three victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Sluc Nancy lost third consecutive game. They keep the thirteenth position with four games lost. JSF Nanterre will face bottom-ranked Chorale de Roanne (#16) on the road in the next round which should be an easy win for them. Sluc Nancy will play against Cholet.
Top scorers:
Nanterre: C.Warren 17+2ast, S.Brun 15+7reb+1ast, C.Massie 13+13reb+2ast, J.Nzeulie 12+3reb+1ast, X.Corosine 7+1reb+2ast, D.Lighty 6+2reb+1ast
Nancy: S.Diabate 26+6reb+5ast, M.Sommerville 20+5reb+2ast, S.King 14+6reb+1ast, N.Pope 12+4reb+3ast, A.Kader Sylla 2+1reb+1ast, H.Toure 2+3reb+2ast
gschID: 178882


Boulazac - Paris-Levallois 71-74

A very interesting game took place in Boulazac. It ended with only three-point home defeat of 11th ranked Boulazac Basket (2-3) to ninth ranked Paris-Levallois (3-2) 74-71 on Saturday evening. It ended at the same time the two-game winning streak of Boulazac Basket. The guests were tied after three quarters but managed to speed up in last quarter eventually winning the game. American forward Sean May (206-84, college: N.Carolina) orchestrated the victory by scoring 19 points and 9 rebounds. International point guard Antoine Diot (191-89) contributed with 20 points for the winners. American power forward Darryl Monroe (202-86, college: George Mason, agency: SportsTalent) answered with a double-double by scoring 15 points, 12 rebounds and 7 assists and the other American import Amadi McKenzie (201-86, college: Tenn Tech) added 14 points and 5 rebounds in the effort for Boulazac Basket. Paris-Levallois moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Newly promoted Boulazac Basket dropped to the ninth position with three games lost. Paris-Levallois' next round opponent will be Limoges CSP Elite (#11) at home which should be theoretically an easy game. Boulazac Basket will play against the league's second-placed Chalon/Saor.
Top scorers:
Paris-Levallois: A.Diot 20+4reb+2ast, S.May 19+9reb+1ast, J.Williams 11+6reb, A.Albicy 8+1reb, J.Cox 8+4reb+3ast, M.N'Doye 4+1ast
Boulazac: D.Monroe 15+12reb+7ast, A.McKenzie 14+5reb+1ast, D.Harris 10+1reb+1ast, O.Eldridge 9+4reb, Y.Gaillou 7+1reb+1ast, J.Hawkins 6+2reb+1ast
gschID: 178881


Gravelines - Le Havre 75-66

ProA top team - Gravelines-Dunkerque (4-1) managed to deliver another win. This time they beat sixth ranked STB Le Havre (2-3) 75-66. STB Le Havre was ahead by 8 points after three quarters before a 22-5 charge of Gravelines-Dunkerque, which allowed them to win the game. They dominated on the defensive end, holding STB Le Havre to just 5 points in fourth quarter. American point guard Dwight Buycks (190-89, college: Marquette) nailed 20 points and 5 rebounds for the winning side and center Ousmane Camara (202-89) accounted for 11 points and 15 rebounds. Gravelines-Dunkerque's coach Christian Monschau allowed to play the deep bench players saving starting five for next games. American center Graham Brown (205-84, college: Michigan) came up with 11 points and 9 rebounds and the other American import guard Bernard King (196-81, college: Texas A&M) added 16 points and 4 assists respectively for STB Le Havre in the defeat. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Gravelines-Dunkerque maintains first place with 4-1 record, which they share with 3 other teams. STB Le Havre lost third consecutive game. They dropped to the ninth position with three games lost. They share it with 3 other teams. Gravelines-Dunkerque will play against Le Mans (#3) on the road in the next round, which may be the game of the day. STB Le Havre will play against JDA Dijon (#10) and it may be a tough game between close rivals.
Top scorers:
Gravelines: D.Buycks 20+5reb+3ast, O.Camara 11+15reb+1ast, A.Curti 11+2ast, J.Johnson 10+2reb, L.Vaty 9+3reb, C.Akpomedah 4
Le Havre: B.King 16+4ast, M.Kouguere 15+4reb, V.Moldoveanu 13+4reb+1ast, G.Brown 11+9reb+2ast, F.Paschal 6+7reb, D.Thompson 3+5reb+5ast
gschID: 178880


Cholet - Poitiers 86-71

Seventh ranked Cholet (3-2) beat at home 15th ranked Poitiers (1-4) by 15 points 86-71, which is the biggest margin this round on Saturday night. The hosts trailed by 1 point after first quarter, but they stormed back to get the 2-point lead at the halftime and eventually won the game 86-71. Cholet looked well-organized offensively handing out 24 assists comparing to just 7 passes made by Poitiers' players. American guard Terrell Everett (193-84, college: Oklahoma) stepped up and scored 20 points and 9 assists for the winners and center Rudy Gobert (212-92) chipped in 17 points and 7 rebounds (on 8-of-9 shooting from the field). American guard Justin Gray (188-84, college: Wake Forest, agency: Higher Vision Sports) responded with 22 points and American-Italian guard Anthony Dobbins (194-81, college: Richmond) scored 12 points and 7 rebounds. Both teams had four players each who scored in double figures. Poitiers' coach Rudy Nelhomme rotated ten players which allowed the starters a little rest for the next games. Cholet moved-up to fifth place, which they share with 3 other teams. Poitiers lost fourth consecutive game. They dropped to the thirteenth position with four games lost. Cholet will face Sluc Nancy (#13) on the road in the next round and are hoping to win another game. Poitiers will play against Strasbourg IG.
Top scorers:
Cholet: T.Everett 20+3reb+9ast, R.Gobert 17+7reb, K.Souchu 14+5reb+2ast, M.Goree 12+7reb+4ast, A.Slaughter 8+2reb+2ast, T.Bryant 7+2ast
Poitiers: J.Gray 22, A.Nivins 14+4reb, A.Dobbins 12+7reb+2ast, L.Kante 11+1reb+1ast, P.Guillard 6+3reb+2ast, A.Smith 4+2reb
gschID: 178879


Le Mans - Roanne 72-65 OT

Chorale de Roanne (#16) forced the game against Le Mans (#3) into an overtime, but lost by seven points 65-72 on Saturday night. The hosts trailed by 3 points after three quarters before their 17-14 charge, which allowed them to tie the game at the end of regular time and get a 7-point victory in overtime. The best player for the winners was American guard Khalid El-Amin (178-79, college: Connecticut) who scored 16 points and 5 assists. The former international center Alain Koffi (207-83, agency: Beo Basket) chipped in 6 points, 10 rebounds and 4 assists. American power forward Coleman Collins (206-86, college: Virginia Tech, agency: Interperformances) produced a double-double by scoring 12 points and 11 rebounds and the former international William Gradit (197-82, college: Hill JC) added 16 points respectively for the guests. Four Chorale de Roanne players scored in double figures. Le Mans have a solid series of three victories in a row. They keep a position of league leader, which they share with 3 other teams. Loser Chorale de Roanne stay at the bottom place with four games lost. They share the position with 3 other teams. Le Mans will meet at home league's leader Gravelines-Dunkerque in the next round and it will be for sure the game of the week. Chorale de Roanne will play against JSF Nanterre (#5).
Top scorers:
Le Mans: K.El-Amin 16+3reb+5ast, C.Victor 12+5reb, P.Sy 9+2reb, C.Long 9+2reb+2ast, C.Kahudi 9+5reb, A.Koffi 6+10reb+4ast
Roanne: W.Gradit 16+4reb+1ast, C.Collins 12+11reb, P.Amagou 11+1reb+3ast, V.Samnick 10+9reb+1ast, Y.Sangare 8+4reb+4ast, R.Reid 4+1reb+1ast
gschID: 178876


  




Axel Toupane
The Bucks ink Axel Toupane - 12 hours ago
Milwaukee Bucks to sign 25-year old French swingman Axel Toupane (197-92) to a 10-day deal. He started the season at Raptors 905 Missisauga. In 28 D-League games he had very impressive stats: 16.1ppg, 3.9rpg, 3.3apg and 1.2spg this season. The last season Toupane played at the Nuggets where in 21 NBA games he recorded 3.6ppg and 1.5rpg. He has never been drafted by the NBA. Toupane's team won French Cup in 2015. He was also a member of French international program for some years. Toupane...   [read more]

Taquan Dean
Pau-Lacq-Orthez lands Taquan Dean, ex Iberostar Tener. - 1 day ago
Elan Bearnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez (ProA) landed experienced 34-year old American guard Taquan Dean (193-90kg-83, college: Louisville, agency: Two Points). He started the season at Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias in Spanish Liga Endesa. But in 8 games he averaged just 1.9ppg this season. Dean also played 6 games in Basketball Champions League where he had 4.5ppg, 1.3rpg and 1.0apg. The last summer he was tested by Hoops Club (Pepsi LBL) in Lebanese league. Among other achievements Dean won Iran...   [read more]

Nando De
Colo
Nando De Colo selected the top French playing abroad in last week's games - 2 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of French who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international shooting guard Nando De Colo (196-87). He led CSKA to a victory over the closely-ranked Lokomotiv in the VTB United League in Sunday night's game.    [read more]


1 | 2 | 3
1 | 2 | 3

Articles
Interviews
Site Map:
Eurobasket.com Member Services: Other Basketball Sites:
Copyright (c) 1998-2017 Eurobasket Inc. Disclaimer

WARNING:
Do not copy, redistribute, publish or otherwise exploit information that you download from the site !
Do not encumber, license, modify, publish, sell, transfer or transmit, or in any way exploit, any of the content of the site, nor will you attempt to do so.