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.

ASVEL in two point win

Monday February 2 saw third placed Limoges host ASVEL in game 19 of the LNB Pro A regular season.

The home team held the lead at every change, eight points at the end of the first, five points at half time and 11 points at the end of the third quarter but a final quarter comeback from ASVEL saw them snatch the win.

ASVEL scored 28 points to Limoges 15 points in the fourth quarter to win the game 81-79.

Dave played 15 minutes and scored six points, grabbed three offensive rebounds and one assist.

Ahmad Nivins top scored and grabbed the most rebounds for ASVEL with 20 points and eight rebounds.

The win sees ASVEL move to seventh spot on the Pro A table with 10 wins and nine losses.

ASVEL host second placed Strasbourg in game 20 on Saturday February 7.

ASVEL in close win

ASVEL hosted Nancy in game 18 of the LNB Pro A regular series on Saturday January 24.

Taking a 16 point lead in tho the half time break, the home team looked certain for an easy win.

Higher ranked Nancy had other ideas outscoring ASVEL 27-41 in the second half but pulled up two points short with ASVEL winning the game 69-67.

Dave played 13 minutes grabbing two offensive and two defensive rebounds for the game.

Ahmad Nivins top scored for ASVEL with 22 points while Amara Sy pulled in nine rebounds.

The win sees ASVEL sitting tenth on the table with nine wins and nine losses.

Their next game is against third placed Limoges on Saturday January 31.

Nanterre host ASVEL

Nanterre hosted ASVEL in the first game after the holiday break in the LNB Pro A regular season.

ASVEL had a cracking first quarter outscoring the home team 12-20 but the roles were reversed in the second quarter with Nanterre scoring 20 to ASVEL’s 14.

ASVEL led by two points at half time but could not hold the lead going down to Nanterre by 10 points, 76-65.

Dave played 20 minutes scoring nine points and grabbing five rebounds (1 offensive 4 defensive).

Ahmad Nivins top scored for ASVEL with 18 points while Amara Sy grabbed topped rebounds for the team with 11 boards.

The loss saw ASVEL slip to 11 on the Pro A table with eight wins and nine losses playing their next game against fifth placed Nancy on Saturday January 24.

Le Havre upset home team

Le Havre travelled to Lyon to play ASVEL on Monday December 29 in a game that was expected to be a win for the higher placed and in form ASVEL.

The home team held the lead by 2 points at half time but a strong second half by Le Havre saw the home team beaten 54-65.

Dave played 21 minutes and scored 11 points and grabbed three defensive rebounds for the game.

Dave and Amara Sy equal top scored for ASVEL with 10 points each while Sy, Nivins and Sangare shared the top rebounding honours with six boards each.

ASVEL in 13 point win

ASVEL hosted higher placed Le Mans on Saturday December 27 in game 15 of the Pro A regular season.

A 20-7 point first quarter to the home team put ASVEL in a strong position for the game.

Le Mans fought back with half time scores 31-26 in ASVEL’s favour.

Two strong final quarters from ASVEL saw them win the game 80-67.

Dave played 24 minutes scoring seven points had four assists and pulled in a game high rebounds with one offensive and nine defensive for a total of 10 boards.

David Lighty top scored for the home team with 23 points.

ASVEL host Le Havre in the final game of 2014 on Monday December 29 before the Pro A league have a short break.

 

ASVEL notch up seventh Pro A win

Orleans hosted ASVEL in game 14 of the LNB Pro A regular season on Tuesday December 23.

ASVEL held a three point lead at half time but a 17-14 third quarter by the home team saw the scores level at the final change.

ASVEL outscored Orleans 18-24 in the final quarter to win the game, 72-78.

Dave played 28 minutes and scored 13 points, grabbed six rebounds (5 offensive 1 defensive) and had four assists for the game.

Ahmad Nivins had a stand out game for ASVEL with 26 points and 10 rebounds.

ASVEL host Le Mans on Saturday December 27 with Le Mans sitting in sixth place it should be a tight game.

ASVEL host Limoges

ASVEL hosted Limoges in game 13 of the LNB Pro A regular season.

ASVEL came out blazing with a 26-19 first quarter but a 14-31 point second quarter to Limoges saw the home team down by 10 points at the major change.

The third and fourth quarters were fairly evenly matched with Limoges winning the game 74-83.

Dave had a great return after a two game break, playing 22 minutes, scoring a game high 19 points shooting at 66 per cent from the field, three defensive rebounds and two assists.

Livio Jean-Charles pulled in the most rebounds for ASVEl with four offensive and four defensive boards for the game.

ASVEL play Orleans on Tuesday December 23 in their next LNB Pro A game.

ASVEL finishes in fifth spot in Group B

ASVEL has finished the Eurocup regular season with a loss against G. Canaria 2014 on Wednesday December 17 to finish fifth with three wins and seven losses.

G Canaria led at every change to win 73-66 and finish the regular season undefeated with 10 wins.

Dave did not play in the game which would have seen him playing against Boomers team mate Brad Newley.

Newley scored nine points for G Canaria while David Lighty top scored for ASVEL with 14 points.

ASVEL play second placed Limoges in Lyon on Saturday December 20 in game 13 of the LNB Pro A regular season.