Villeurbanne has achieved a third success in as many matches in the French Basketball Championship, winning on the wire on Saturday night in Strasbourg (89-88), six days of his return to Euroleague Olympiakos against the Olympics. Astroballe.
Players Zvezdan Mitrovic, champion of France in title, dominated the Alsatians Vincent Collet, worn by Adreian Payne (21 points), Antoine Diot (13) and Livio Jean-Charles (18).
Asvel leads the league, after his home success against Limoges (94-84) for the opening of the season, and against Boulazac (78-69) in the 14th day match in preparation for his matches Euroleague.
The Villeurbannes will start their season of Euroleague Friday (20:45) in his hall against the Greeks Olympiakos. Asvel is the only club in France to compete in the continental basketball competition.
Alongside Villeurbanne, four teams are also undefeated, with one less match on the clock.
Monaco, beaten in Villeurbanne's play-off final last season, had no trouble winning in the Colosseum chalonnais (80-56), with three players over 13 points (Wilfried Yeguete 13, Dee Bost 15 and Yakuba Ouattara 21)
Bourg-en-Bresse went on to win his second victory of the season on the floor of Pau-Orthez (93-87). The Burgiens were able to count on their Serbian Danilo Andusic, author of 31 points, including a 6/8 with three points.
Boulogne / Levallois, thanks to Rob Gray (22 points) and Vitalis Chikoko (21), won at Cholet (86-74) and Dijon with his doublet David Holston (20) and Rasheed Sulaimon (23), managed to overturn the meet at Boulazac (78-68), thanks to his last quarter-time.
The second day of Elite will end Sunday (18:30) with the match between Nanterre and Gravelines.
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