For his opponents, this could become boring. For those who feast week after week on his Basic moments, significantly less. On Saturday night, Victor Huembanyama was still enjoying Boulogne-Levallois’ success in Nancy (78-92), allowing the Met to take their eighth consecutive win and keep the Betclic Elite lead level with Cholet.
The French basketball prodigy (18) rocked the stats again with 30 points and 15 rebounds, as well as 3 assists, 2 steals and 3 blocks. This is his third game in a row in which he has scored at least 30 points after 33 against Limoges and 30 against Nanterre last weekend, a feat that no French player has yet managed. Once again, the Championship’s top scorer signed an average match on shots, 8/15 on two points and 1/4 on three points. However, he allowed ten fouls, indicating that his opponents have a hard time defending against him.
“This player is a real treat! What a beautiful attitude! »
Well supported by three players with over 10 points – Banja Sy (17), Hugo Besson (13) and Tremont Waters (12) – the Wemby game even defeated … rival coach Sylvain Loti. “We know that when you play against someone who is 2.20m tall and is simply impossible to watch, you have to score from 3 points. It’s a shame we didn’t do better in the first half on open 3-point shots, Coach Nancy and our Eastern Republican colleagues regretted. We gave them confidence and ran after the score. As for Victor Vembanyama, we have limited him because he is 9/19, but he tries 16 shots, it’s too much … But this player is a treat. What a beautiful player, what a beautiful attitude! »
The Mets, who knew how to turn things around after joining early in the last quarter (66-66), responded in the evening to Cholet (eight wins and losses for both teams), who signed with difficulty. seventh success in a row, at home against Gravelines-Dunkirk (76-64).
Source: Le Parisien
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