3×3 basketball: first world title for Les Bleues

A few minutes before the coronation of their compatriots, the Blues also finished the tournament with a smile. Beaten by Lithuania in overtime earlier in the day (17-18, ap), they pulled themselves together to get a bronze medal against Belgium and their public (18-17, ap). A performance all the more remarkable as coach Karim Souchu’s … Read more

Basketball 3×3: Les Bleues in the final of the World Cup

France will not leave empty-handed from the 3×3 Basketball World Cup in Antwerp (Belgium). Led by Laëtitia Guapo, Les Bleues snatched their place in the final, synonymous with a medal, by dominating China on Sunday afternoon (17-16). A victory with the taste of revenge: in August 2021, the Chinese had deprived the French of an … Read more

Asvel, miraculously, wins a third consecutive title of champion of France

The apotheosis. The decisive match 5 of the final of this 2021-2022 season, between Asvel and Monaco, kept its immense promises. The two ogres of the Championship delivered a masterpiece of match on Saturday evening, the stakes of which were magnified by actions of immense class, which came to feed a scenario of madness. Who, … Read more

Asvel crushes Monaco and equalizes in the Betclic Elite final

Asvel made short work of Monaco (91-54) on Friday and returned to 1-1 in the final of the French Championship. Aggressive and solid on Wednesday during the first confrontation (74-82), the Monegasques could not cope with the Villeurbanne steamroller. Annoyed, the locals started with a knife between their teeth, inflicting a scathing 28-12 on the … Read more

Seventh NBA title for Golden State, winner of Game 6 in Boston

“Surreal. » The word was dropped on ABC by Stephen Curry, eyes red with tears, as Game 6 had just ended. A meeting dominated at TD Garden in Boston by the Warriors, except for the first three minutes (12-2 for the Celtics), with Stephen Curry (34 points) and Draymond Green (12 points, 12 rebounds, 8 … Read more

Monaco comes out on top against Pau-Orthez and joins Asvel in the Championship final

Jostled by a team from Pau-Orthez pushed by their public, the Monegasques avoided the trap this Thursday evening during match 4 of the Betclic Élite semi-finals by winning 85-83 to join Asvel in the final. Moreover, six minutes from time, Sasa Obradovic’s men thought they had done the hardest part by keeping their opponent of … Read more

Asvel in the final after their victory (61-73) on the Dijon floor

The huge rant of Dijon coach Nenad Markovic, in the middle of the third quarter, will not change anything. On their floor, the Burgundians did not find the key to staying alive in this Betclic Elite playoff semi-final. At the end of a match where there was no suspense beyond the first quarter, Lyon-Villeurbanne easily … Read more

Betclic Elite: Monaco eliminates Strasbourg after extra time in the quarter-finals

This Monday at home, the Monaco team got out of a trap perfectly set by Strasbourg during the support match of the quarter-finals where it was necessary to wait for extra time (82-80 ap) to know the opponent of Pau-Lacq-Orthez in the semi-finals of the Betclic Elite play-offs. After coming close to elimination in Alsace … Read more

Le Portel saved in Betclic Elite, Paris and Orléans tremble

While Orléans, Paris and Fos-sur-Mer are still on borrowed time, Le Portel ensured his retention in the top flight on Tuesday with a shot from seven meters seven tenths from the final gong of his US winger Devin Davis (22 points) on the Bourg-en-Bresse floor (86-83). This fourth victory in a row now puts the … Read more

Joel Embiid will apply for French nationality and would like to play with the Blues

He had, for years, left the door ajar. Joel Embiid, the Cameroonian pivot from Philadelphia (2.13 m, 28 years old) candidate for the distinction of NBA MVP (30.6 points, top scorer of the season, 11.7 rebounds), could one day swap his jersey blue of the Sixers for that of the France team. According to information … Read more