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.

ASVEL tenth place on Pro A table

Gravelines travelled to Lyon to play ASVEL in game 12 of the LNB Pro A regular season on Saturday December 13.

ASVEL broke a three game winning streak beating Gravelines 79-56.

Edwin Jackson and Ahmad Nivins shared top scoring honours with 19 points each with Nivins pulling in six rebounds for the game.

Dave did not play in the game.

ASVEL now sit in tenth place on the Pro A table with six wins and six losses and play G Canaria 2014 in the final Eurocup regular game on Wednesday December 17.

ASVEL 3-6 in Eurocup

ASVEL hosted Oostende in game nine of the Eurocup regular season on Wednesday December 10.

With the scores level at the end of the first quarter, Oostende outscored the home team 15-19 points in the second quarter to lead 34-38.

Another 15-19 quarter in favour of Oostende saw ASVEL down by 8 points at three quarter time which they could not recover from, Oostende won the game 70-78.

Dave played 14 minutes, scored nine points and grabbed seven points (3 offensive 4 defensive).

Ahmad Nivins top scored for ASVEL with 17 points while Amara Sy grabbed the most rebounds with three offensive and five defensive boards.

ASVEL host Gravelines in game 12 of the LNB Pro A regular on Saturday December 13.

Nancy host ASVEL

Monday December 8 saw Nancy host ASVEL in game 11 of the LNB Pro A regular season.

Nancy held a four point lead at half time which ASVEl managed to peg back to two points at the last change but a 20-016 final quarter to the home team saw Nancy win the game 72-66.

Dave played 16 minutes in the game scoring six points, two offensive rebounds and one assist.

Edwin Jackson and Taurean Green equal top scored for ASVEL with 15 points each while Georgi Joseph pulled in the most rebounds with five defensive boards.

ASVEL host Oostende in game nine of the Eurocup on Wednesday December 10.