ASVEL notch up seventeenth win

ASVEL hosted Entente Orleans 45 on Saturday April 18 in game 29 of the LNB Pro A regular season.

The home team held a one point lead at the first break but trailed by three points at the major break.

A 31-24 second half saw the home team win by four points, 64-60.

Dave played seven minutes and scoring two points and grabbing two rebounds for the game.

David Lighty top scored for ASVEL with 20 points while Ahmad Nivins grabbed seven rebounds.

Game 30 in the Pro A series will see ASVEL, currently sitting in fourth position with Nancy and Le Havre, on the road and playing 15th placed Cholet Basket with ASVEL looking for their fourth straight win.

ASVEL sit in fourth place

After a win on the road against SPO Rouen on Saturday April 11, ASVEL are currently fourth place on the Pro A table.

SPO Rouen led at half time by eight points but a 37-52 second half in ASVEL’s favour saw the away team win by 7 points, 82-89.

Dave played 24 minutes scoring 18 points (8-9 2pts; 2-2 ft), one offensive and four defensive rebounds and four assists.

Ahmad Nivins top scored and top rebounded for ASVEL with 19 points and seven rebounds.

ASVEL host sixteenth placed Entente Orleans in their next game on Saturday April 18.

ASVEL in convincing win

ASVEL hosted Pau-Lacq-Orthez on Tuesday April 7.

Thirteenth placed Pau came out harder than expected and took a five point lead into the first break, 17-22.

ASVEL fought back in the second quarter and scored 19-13 to lead by a point at half time.

An outstanding second half by the home team saw them win the game 84-59, the biggest win in the Pro A series that week.
Dave led ASVEL being their top scorer and top rebounder with 18 points, eight rebounds and one assist for the game.

The win moved ASVEL into fifth place on the table with their next game against fourteenth placed SPO Rouen next week.

 

Dave scores game high 24 points

Dave shot at an impressive 75 per cent from the floor against Chalons-Reims on Tuesday March 31 but it wasn’t enough to secure the win.

Chalons-Reims were on a three game winning streak and held an 11 point lead at half time.

A 23-8 third quarter in favour of the home team saw the lead stretch out to 26 points but a 19-28 final quarter saw the lead reduced and Chalons-Reims walk away with an 88-71 win.

Dave played 26 minutes and scored 24 points (6-9 2pts; 3-3 3pts; 3-4 ft) and two offensive and three defensive rebounds in the game.

Dave was the top scorer for ASVEL while Amara Sy grabbed the most rebounds for ASVEL with three offensive and three defensive boards for the game.

ASVEL will host thirteenth placed Pau-Lacq-Orthez on April 7 in game 27 of the Pro A regular season.

 

ASVEL beat Dijon

Game 25 in the LNB Pro A regular season saw eighth placed ASVEL host seventh placed Dijon.

ASVEL dominated in the first quarter scoring 27-12 and went into the half time break with an 18 point lead.

Dijon played a better second half but could not overcome their first half deficit with ASVEL winning the game 79-67.

Dave played 14 minutes scoring four points, grabbing four defensive rebounds and two assists.

David Lighty top scored for ASVEL with 19 point for the game while Livio Jean-Charles smashed the boards with nine offensive and one defensive rebounds.

ASVEL play Chalon-Reims in their next Pro A game on March 31.

ASVEL thirty point winners

Bourg hosted ASVEL at Salle des Sports Amedee Mercier on Saturday March 14 with ASVEL beating the home team by thirty points, 65-95.

Dave played 14 minutes and scored 12 points and grabbed three defensive rebounds in the game.

David Lighty top scored with 17 points while Amara Sy pulled in the most boards for ASVEL with one offensive and five defensive rebounds.

ASVEL have slipped to eight place on the PRO A table with 13 wins and 11 losses afyer Nancy, Paris-Levallois and Le Havre all had wins on the weekend.

ASVEL host sixth placed Dijon on Saturday March 21 in game 25 of the regular season.

 

ASVEL host Boulogne

ASVEL hosted Boulogne on Saturday March 7 in game 23 of the LNB Pro A regular season.

The home team led at every break walking away with a comfortable 89-65 win against the lower ranked Boulogne.

ASVEL holds onto seventh place on the ladder after the win with a 12-11 win-loss record for the season.

Dave played 15 minutes scoring nine points, grabbing five defensive rebounds and three assists.

Ahmad Nivins top scored and top rebounded for ASVEL with 16 points and six rebounds.

ASVEL play bottom of the table Bourg in their next Pro A game on Saturday March 14.

ASVEL jump to seventh place

A win against Chalon on Saturday February 28 saw ASVEL jump from tenth to seventh place on the LNB Pro A regular season table.

Now sitting at 11-11, ASVEL host 17th placed Boulogne on Saturday March 7.

The game between Chalon and ASVEL was tight with Chalon holding a two point lead at half time which they stretched out to seven by the end of the third quarter.

With a 16-24 final quarter, ASVEL won the game 79-80.

Dave played 20 minutes scoring 17 points (shooting at 60 per cent from the floor) with one offensive and two defensive rebounds and two assists for the game.

Alex Acker was the top scorer for ASVEL with 21 points while Ahmad Nivins dominated the boards with four offensive and five defensive rebounds.

ASVEL sit in tenth place

Gravelines-Dunkerque hosted ASVEL on Monday 16th February in game 21 of the LNB Pro A regular season in a low scoring game.

The home team took a 25-17 lead into half time after holding AVEL to just four points in the second quarter.

ASVEL fought back in the second half but Gravelines walkd away with an 11 point win, 61-50.

Dave played 25 minutes scoring eight points, grabbing seven rebounds (1 offensive and six defensive) and one assist for the game.

Yohann Sangare top cored for ASVEL with 17 points while Ahmad Nivins grabbed the most rebounds with one offensive and seven defensive boards for the game.

The loss sees ASVEL still sitting in tenth spot on the Pro A table while Gravelines moved up two places from 13th to 11th., both teams are sitting on 10 wins and 11 losses.

Chalon host ASVEL on Saturday 28th February in game 22 of the Pro A regular season.

ASVEL 10-10

ASVEL are 10-10 in the LNB Pro A Regular season after a loss to Strasbourg on Sunday February 7.

The loss sees ASVEL slip to eighth on the Pro A table while the win puts Strasbourg at number one with 17 wins and three losses.

ASVEL held a three point lead at the end of the first quarter but a 30-16 second quarter by Strasbourg saw ASVEL with an 11 point deficit at half time.

The second half was fairly evenly matched with the final scores ASVEL 75-90 Strasbourg.

Dave played 10 minutes in the game and grabbed one defensive rebound.

Amara Sy top scored and equal top rebounded for ASVEL with 16 points and seven rebounds, while Ahmad Nivins and Georgi Joseph also grabbed 7 boards each.

ASVEL’s next Pro A game is scheduled for Saturday February 14 against twelfth placed Gravelines.