This Friday evening, Monaco won on the Strasbourg floor (83-85), in match 2 of the quarter-finals of the final phase of Betclic Elite. His next opponent will be Bourg-en-Bresse.
The last square of the final stages of Betclic Elite is now complete. This Friday evening, as part of match 2 of the quarter-finals of the play-offs of the French basketball championship, Monaco, after winning match 1, won again, this time at Rhénus Sport, on the Strasbourg floor. (83-85). To compost his ticket for the semi-finals.
On the side of Monaco, the American Jaron Blossomgame finished top scorer for his team but also top scorer of this meeting, with personal statistics of 21 points, 1 rebound and 1 assist. As for the second best scorer of the match, it is the Frenchman Paul Lacombe. With 20 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists, the Strasbourg player finished top scorer for his team, but that was not enough.
🚀 𝕃𝔸 ℝ𝕆ℂ𝔸 𝕋𝔼𝔸𝕄 𝔼𝕊𝕋 𝔼ℕ 𝔻𝔼𝕄𝕀-𝔽𝕀ℕ𝔸𝕃𝔼𝕊 🇲🇨 🔥
✅️ Victory at the end of the end in a boiling Rhénus ♨️
👏 Well done to the @sigstrasbourg for the beautiful battle⚡️ pic.twitter.com/JU9Ap4oDco
— AS Monaco Basket 🇲🇨 (@ASMonaco_Basket) May 26, 2023
Strasbourg in contact after the break
From the start, Monaco then took matters into their own hands, at the level of the scoreboard. To count up to a total of 13 points in the first quarter (4-17, 17-30, 20-33). Then 14 points ahead at the very start of the second quarter (23-37). To then return to the locker room, with another lead of five small lengths (41-46). After the break, the debates became more balanced. Strasbourg even managed to take control, but without taking off.
With even a lead that did not exceed +3 (65-62, 67-64). At the very end of this third and penultimate quarter, the SIG was only one unit ahead (67-66). Finally, in the fourth and last quarter, the two teams continued their crossover. Monaco has, despite everything, been more in front. But with a gap that did not exceed +4 (81-85). To then stabilize definitively at +2 (83-85). In the semi-finals, Monaco will face Bourg-en-Bresse.