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Managed for a long time, Cholet Basket defeated ASVEL 91-89 at the end of the 1st day of Betclic ELITE. Author of 20 points in the second half, Dominic Artis was in a trance.
The current champion of France, ASVEL, fell on a bone this Sunday for his first game of the 2022-2023 season of Betclic ELITE. TJ Parker’s team lost 91-89 at Cholet in a furious Meilleraie.
The Maugeois were however led almost the entire match, after a very bad start (2-13) marked by the direction of Jonah Mathews (15 points in 5/6 in 3 points and 4 assists for a PIR of 17 in 18 minutes) and the mastery of Autumn by Youssoupha (12 points in the first quarter, 16 points in 4/6, 7 rebounds and 6 fouls for a PIR of 21 in 17 minutes). And if the Maugeois attacked the second half 14 points behind (13-27), they came back thanks to the energy displayed by five 100% French (Goudou-Sinha, Robineau, Curier, Tillie and Sako). Author of a dive in traffic full of daring, Hugo Robineau He chained the successful sequences, he who finished with 13 points with 7/10 free throws and 4 rebounds in 17 minutes.
Unsustainable Dominic Artis
In the second half, it is dominic arts who took matters into his own hands. Locked out at 0 points at halftime, his back caught fire after the break. He first kept CB in the match and then took over from the French five, and in particular from Curier Gaylor (15 points to 3/5 in shots and 9/10 in free throws in 14 minutes), who had taken theirs to the visitors. After a great period of Joffrey Lauvergne (11 points on 5/7, 3 rebounds and 2 assists for a PIR of 14 in 21 minutes), Dominic Artis took things slow, drawing foul after foul. For his return to France and to Cholet, nando from colo (21 points in 6/8, 4 rebounds, 1 assist and 6 fouls for a PIR of 18 in 28 minutes) lost 7 balls. Including one to deliver a dunk to Boris Dallo (13 points at 5/11, 3 rebounds and 2 steals for a PIR of 10 in 29 minutes) giving the Choletais the advantage (83-82). And if Nando De Colo kept the hope of the Rhône with a triple full of cold blood, Dominic Artis, hero of the second half, answered him. ” It was the energy that tilted this match in our favor.”commented another of the great men of the evening, Hugo Robineau, into the microphone of beIN Sports. “We never let anything go by tonight (Sunday)! Personally, I try to fulfill my role as much as possible and tonight it worked. »
This success is the perfect start to the season for Cholet, who will play the preliminary round of the FIBA Europe Cup next week. And encourage ASVEL to work twice as hard to put your collective in place for 40 minutes. “EITHERIt started well, at some point it turned in his favor and we could not recover »lamented Nando De Colo. “We are a new team, we have to learn to play together, to put the ball where it is needed and not have so many defensive holes. » An extensive program before the reception in Blois this Tuesday.
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The current champion of France, ASVEL, fell on a bone this Sunday for his first game of the 2022-2023 season of Betclic ELITE. TJ Parker’s team lost 91-89 at Cholet in a furious Meilleraie. The Maugeois were however led almost the entire match, after a very bad start (2-13) marked by the direction of …
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