Villeurbanne, the craziest evening. ASVEL were crowned French basketball champions for the third time in a row by beating Monaco (84-82) in overtime on Saturday at home in the decisive fifth match of the final. Stunning and full of suspense, this duel was the apotheosis of a high quality final. Despite being led 2-1 in this Elite final, ASVEL relied on its collective strength on both sides of the floor. to glean his 21st title, the third in a row after 2019 and 2021. In 2020, the season had been interrupted due to the Covid-19 pandemic and no team had been crowned. Assistant during the coronation of 2019, TJ Parker added a second title to his counter as a coach. Betclic Elite Earthquake to come in Betclic Elite? Elan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez excluded by the LNB23/06/2022 At 16:08Howard’s decisive counterUnbreathable this final offered the best in terms of suspense. While she has the opportunity to bend the match before the end of regulation, after having equalized at 85-85 thanks to a breakthrough, concluded by a double pass from Elie Okobo. Charged with scoring his free throw, after a foul by Mike James, Okobo missed when he shouldn’t. The overtime looked like the game. ASVEL and Monaco played cat and mouse there. However, with just over two minutes remaining, the hosts had a +5 advantage. A lot and a little at the same time. Spurred on by Will Thomas, Dwayne Bacon and Mike James, the Roca Team then came back in front (80-81). That’s when Will Howard made his appearance. He first put Lyon-Villeurbanne back in front with a shot, took advantage of Mike James’ 1/2 throw, then slammed a last-ditch counter on Paris Lee, who was going to score after a recovery, when the score was 83. -82. The very end of the game summed up this match 5. Elie Okobo only passed a timid 1/4 in the throw, but this miss was without consequences, Dwayne Bacon, clumsy, having missed the last ball of the match. To the delight of the Astroballe, who came to celebrate this coronation on the floor. It was an evening out of time. At the top of French basketball, there is ASVEL.Betclic ÉliteASVEL snatch a decisive match 522/06/2022 At 21:16Betclic ÉliteThe title is getting closer: Monaco wins match 3 on the wire and regains the advantage against ‘ASVEL20/06/2022 At 20:47
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