The first leg had been exciting, with this buzzer shot from William Howard which had given the victory to ASVEL on the floor of Monaco. The return match will not take place this Friday as planned. Due to the many cases of covid within its squad, ASVEL requested a match report from the Euroleague, which was accepted. The champion club of France could not indeed align the minimum number of players required on the score sheet. The date on which this match will be played with the 19th day will be revealed in the coming days.
ASVEL has not played since December 27 and its home defeat (83-85) against Limoges, its match against Bayern Munich, scheduled for 30, having been postponed. The meeting against Nanterre, scheduled for December 19, had also been reported due to many cases in the Ile-de-France workforce.
A second match postponed for ASVEL in the Euroleague
TJ Parker’s next men’s match is scheduled for Sunday on the Cholet floor, on behalf of the 15th day of Betclic Elite. They currently occupy the seventh place in the French championship (7 wins – 6 losses) and the ninth victory in the Euroleague (8 wins – 9 losses). As for the Monegasques, they were up to now in their Euroleague calendar, in which they occupy the fourteenth place (7 wins – 11 losses) for their first participation, and have played 13 out of 14 matches in Betclic Elite, where they are second behind Boulogne-Levallois (9 wins – 4 losses). The next Roca Team match is scheduled for Sunday against Le Portel.