Cholet takes down ASVEL – BeBasket

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Leading for a long time, Cholet Basket won 91-89 against ASVEL at the end of the 1st day of Betclic ÉLITE. The author of 20 points in the second half, Dominic Artis was in sight.

The reigning French champions, ASVEL go to the bone this Sunday for the first match of the 2022-2023 Betclic ÉLITE season. TJ Parker’s team lost 91 to 89 in Cholet in an angry Meilleraie.

But Maugeois led almost the entire meeting, after a bad start (2-13) marked by the address of Jonah Matthews (15 points on 5/6 of 3-points and 4 assists for 17 evaluations in 18 minutes) and the dominance of Youssoupha’s fall (12 points in the first quarter, 16 points in 4/6, 7 rebounds and 6 fouls for 21 evaluations in 17 minutes). And when Maugeois attacked the second period 14 points behind (13-27), they came back thanks to the strength provided by a 100% French five (Goudou-Sinha, Robineau, Curier, Tillie and Sako). Author of a traffic dunk full of courage, Hugo Robineau The successful sequences were chained, he who finished with 13 points on 7/10 free throws and 4 rebounds in 17 minutes.

Irresistible Dominic Artis

In the second part, this Dominic Artis who took matters into his own hands. Blocked to 0 break points, caught fire after the break. He first maintained CB in the game then took over from the French five, and especially from Gaylor Currier (15 points on 3/5 shots and 9/10 free throws in 14 minutes), who brought them to the visitors. After a great stint at Joffrey Lauvergne (11 points on 5/7, 3 rebounds and 2 assists for 14 evaluations in 21 minutes), Dominic Artis took things by causing foul after foul. For his return to France and Cholet, Nando De Colo (21 points on 6/8, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 6 fouls for 18 evaluations in 28 minutes) lost 7 balls. Including one to offer a dunk Boris Dallo (13 points on 5/11, 3 rebounds and 2 steals for 10 evaluations in 29 minutes) which gave an advantage to Choletais (83-82). And when Nando De Colo kept Rhone’s hopes alive with a cold-blooded 3-pointer, he was answered by Dominic Artis, hero of the second half. ” This is the strength that tilts this game in our favor. “commented one of the other great people of the night, Hugo Robineau, on the microphone of beIN Sports. “We never let anything go this (Sunday) night! Personally, I tried to fulfill my role to the maximum and it worked tonight. »

This success is a perfect start to the season for Cholet, who will play in the preliminary round of the FIBA​​​​​​Europe Cup next week. And encourage ASVEL to work twice as hard to put its collective in place in 40 minutes. “OhIt started well, it turned in their favor at one point and we couldn’t recover »sorry to Nando De Colo. “We are a new team, we have to learn to play together, put the ball where it needs to be and not have too many holes in the defense. » An extensive program before the reception in Blois from this Tuesday.

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September 25, 2022 at 9:12 am

The reigning French champions, ASVEL go to the bone this Sunday for the first match of the 2022-2023 Betclic ÉLITE season. TJ Parker’s team lost 91 to 89 in Cholet in an angry Meilleraie. But Maugeois led almost the entire meeting, after a bad start (2-13) marked by the address of

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