Credit: FredericChambert/Panoramic
Credit FredericChambert/Panoramic

Under the eyes of Rudy Gobert, who paid a visit to Cholet, Elie Okobo once again proved that he remains a special player for LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne and the French league.

Free throws this season

Points made: 10,2
Accuracy: 73,8%
Place in standings: 17
Record max: 18
Record min: 3
Most made FTs: Elie Okobo

While his team had its back to the wall at La Meilleraie, the Girondin compiled 26 points on 8/15 from the field, 10 rebounds and 4 assists to allow ASVEL down Cholet Basket 82-66 (17-24, 24-22, 16-11, 25-9) and tie the series at 1-1. TJ Parker's men won the last quarter by 25-9, while the hosts were up 60-59 in the 33rd minute.

For the defending champs, who got another chance to qualify for the semifinals, Chris Jones logged 18 points on 6/13, plus 9 rebounds and 4 assists.

Cholet, who had bested ASVEL 74-70 in Game 1 in Lyon, saw Dominic Artis score 14 points and Yoan Makoundou put up another 10.

Cholet Basket: Dominic Artis 14, Yoan Makoundou 10, DJ Hogg 9, Boris Dallo 8, OD Anosike 8.

ASVEL Villeurbanne: Elie Okobo 26 (8/15 FG, 6/6 FT, 10 REB ,4 AST), Chris Jones 18 (6/13 FG, 2/2 FT, 9 REB, 4 AST), Youssoupha Fall 10.

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