Euroleague: ASVEL can no longer do it
This Wednesday evening, as part of the 31st day of the Euroleague men’s basketball, ASVEL lost heavily on the floor of Olympiakos (81-55). His tenth consecutive defeat in the competition.
No miracle for ASVEL. The fall continues even for the French club. This Wednesday evening, in a match of extremes counting for the 31st day of the Euroleague men’s basketball, the French club lost very heavily on the floor of the Greeks of Olympiacos (81-55). ASVEL had decided to trust a redesigned formation. It is besides the Belgian Obasohan who finishes best scorer of his own but also best scorer of this meeting, with personal statistics of 12 points, 1 rebound and 2 assists.
But that was clearly not enough. Faced in particular with three residents of Olympiacos, who finished with ten or more points on the clock. Namely the two Americans Mckissic (11 points, 1 rebound, 2 assists) and Walkup (11 points, 2 rebounds, 7 assists) as well as the Greek Papanikolaou (10 points, 6 rebounds, 3 assists). From 7-5 in the first quarter, Olympiacos then took control, at the level of the scoreboard. To then never seen again.
ASVEL remains in last place in the standings
His lead rose to +15 in the same first quarter (22-7) then to +16 in the second (29-13). At the break, the Villeurbannais, currently fifth in the Betclic Elite classification, were at a reasonable distance, eight lengths behind (37-29). But, after the break, the Greeks, who currently occupy the first place in the classification of their national championship, resumed their march forward. In the third and penultimate quarter, their lead increased to +19 (54-35).
Then, in the fourth and last quarter, it definitely stabilized at +26 (81-55). This is the tenth consecutive defeat in the prestigious competition for the Villeurbannais. The latter remain dead last in the standings, with a record of only eight small victories for also now 23 losses. At the other end of this same classification, we find Olympiacos, which thus consolidates its place as leader, with its total of 22 victories on the clock.