Credit: Panagiotis Moschandreou/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images
Credit Panagiotis Moschandreou/Euroleague Basketball via Getty Images

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne (12-6) returned to the French League with a 86-81 (20-16, 27-21, 21-23, 18-21) win over SIG Strasbourg (9-8) at the Astroballe.

Chris Jones scored a game-high 28 points on 10/17 field goals, while Paul Lacombe and Mat Strazel were also in double-digits for TJ Parker's side.

Elie Okobo (shoulder), William Howard (knee), Victor Wembanyama (shoulder), Raymar Morgan (back) and Antoine Diot remained out, and Kostas Antetokounmpo did not play, but David Lighty (hand) returned to action scoring four points in 19 minutes.

Kameron Taylor, out on loan to Strasbourg from Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv, registered a team-high 18 points for the Basketball Champions League outlet.

ASVEL Villeurbanne: Chris Jones 28 (10/17 FG, 5/5 FT), Paul Lacombe 11 (3/6 FG, 3/3 FT), Mat Strazel 10 (3/5 FG, 2/5 FT), Youssoupha Fall 8 (8 REB).

Strasbourg: Kameron Taylor 18 (8/9 FG, 2/4 FT, 6 REB, 6 AST), Leopold Cavaliere 15 (6/7 FG, 3/5 FT, 4 REB), Yannis Morin 13 (4/7 FG, 5/5 FT, 6 REB), DeAndre Lansdowne 10.

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Free throws this season

72%
12,9
Points made: 12,9
Accuracy: 72,1%
Place in standings: 18
Record max: 26
Record min: 2
Most made FTs: John Roberson