Orleans kept the head of the ProA basketball, winning easily at home against Roanne at 11th day marred by a brawl in the match between Paris -Levallois and Gravelines.
THE MATCH – Limoges break the momentum of Chalon-sur-Saone
Le Cercle Saint-Pierre has returned success (92-88) breaking the dynamics of Elan Chalon who sees his winning streak stop at four.
Best player of the match, inside limougeaud Adrien Moerman has delivered its most complete performance since the beginning of the season, compiling 19 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists.
The CSP also relied on his Americans, particularly JR Reynolds, author of 20 points with a great success behind the arc (6/8). Its Burgundian opponent has been too inconsistent to take over, like the elite scorer AJ Slaughter, silent in the first period before waking (16 points).
SURPRISE – Antibes rebels in Cholet
Red lantern championship , Antibes finally bagged a second victory by winning widely in Cholet (81-67). What put a smile to coach Julien Espinosa, head back to the Sharks after the dismissal of Jean-Aime Toupane early December. For his second game in charge, the former assistant coach who had led the club under ProB last season, was able to restore confidence in a run by its experienced Americans Will Solomon (17 pts, 5 rbs collective 4 wt) and Larry O’Bannon (15 pts, 6 rbs, 4 wt). With this success, Antibes is no longer alone bottom of the ranking, tied with Le Havre, beaten by Dijon. Cholet, for its part, is going through a very bad time with this fourth loss in a row.
THE FLOP – Match arrested after a fight at Paris-Levallois
Seething intensity, the confrontation between the PL and Gravelines turned to brawl after an altercation between the Parisian Daniel Ewing and Nordiste Yannick Bokolo occurred within 8 seconds remaining. Arbitrators have decided to abandon the match, dominated 86-78 by Ile team on his floor. The Committee on Legal Affairs and discipline must take the matter on Monday to determine sanctions. Meanwhile, the meeting was not approved.
PLAYER – Anthony Dobbins, the lethal weapon Dijon
Dijon has temporarily taken over second place, tied with Limoges and Nanterre, after his success at Le Havre (59-55). The Burgundian team can say a big thank you to his rear wing U.S. Anthony Dobbins, brilliant Saturday night with 16 points and registered 14 rebounds captured. Selected for the All Star Game, the former player of Poitiers, 30, has just delivered his best game of the year, with a rating of 32.
TURNOVER – 2
As losses of Orleans, the team having conceded the least since the beginning of the season. However, the OLB has struggled Saturday to keep his unbeaten record at home (80-77 win) against Roanne, led by an excellent JaMychal Green, author of a double-double (20 pts, 10 rbs). Choir led (77-76) less than a minute remaining, but the team led by Hervé Philippe found the solution with four free throws by David Noel and Darnell Harris. The right balance of the 11th day after OLB should be envious side Villeurbanne, large displacement of the ProA, defeated for the seventh time with this loss at home against Le Mans (56-75).
MATCHES THE LATE
Nanterre will have the opportunity to take one position dolphin on success Mondays (20:30) in the field of Pau-Orthez, a team standing on two consecutive victories. Tuesday (20.45), Strasbourg attempt to sign a fourth win in a row in the derby East Nancy.