2017-18 L'HOSPITALETFinalsRound 1
January 07, 2018 CET: 16:00
Local time: 16:00 HOSPITALET NORD

Maledon leads ASVEL over Gran Canaria for third place

U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne finished the Euroleague Basketball ADIDAS NEXT GENERATION TOURNAMENT Ciutat de L’Hospitalet in third place after gaining an 81-90 victory over U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria. Theo Maledon poured in 35 points to go with 11 assists and 3 steals for and an index rating of 43 for ASVEL. Matthew Strazel added 18 points in the win. Gran Canaria placed fourth despite Jovan Kljajic tallying 23 points. Biram Faye posted 20 points and 10 rebounds and Aleksander Balcerowski chipped in 16 points and 8 rebounds in defeat.

Kljajic scored Gran Canaria’s first 12 points and the team led 12-11. His next basket - a three-pointer - had the Spanish side up 17-13, after which Luis Medina tallied 5 points to push the gap to 22-15. Gran Canaria led 24-18 after 10 minutes. Paulo Rodriguez played a big role in keeping Gran Canaria ahead in the second quarter with 4 baskets while Khalifa Diop had a big three-point play for a 36-32 lead. The Spanish side was up 41-38 at halftime. ASVEL began taking control early in the second half with Strazel scoring 7 points and Maledon nailing 3 three-pointers in a 6-18 surge for a 49-58 lead. Yann Goetgheluck came off the ASVEL bench with a pair of triples and Maledon added a three-pointer that made it 56-71 with the French team up 57-71 after 30 minutes. Kljajic drained a three to get Gran Canaria within 62-74, but ASVEL answered with the next 5 points and Gran Canaria was not able to get closer than 8 points with 27 seconds to play.

Theo Maledon - U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne - ANGT Hospitalet 2018 (photo Paco Largo) - JT17
Sunday, January 7, 2018
David Hein, Euroleague.net
Referees: -
Attendance: 136 (Tentative)
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U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria24171624
U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne18203319
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U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria24415781
U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne18387190
U18 Herbalife Gran Canaria
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 SERRANO, MIGUEL 20:40 2 1/4 0/2     4 4           2 2 1
5 MELIAN, LUIS 33:00 3 1/3   1/2   2 2 7 3 2       1 11
7 RAVELO, NACHO 7:32               1             1
12 PARRONDO, JORGE DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
13 BALCEROWSKI, ALEKSANDER 30:02 16 5/8 1/2 3/3 4 4 8 1   3 1   4 5 20
16 MEDINA, LUIS 11:44 5   1/1 2/2   1 1     1     4 2 3
18 DIOP, KHALIFA A, 6:42 3 1/3   1/1 1 1 2       2   3 1 3
22 RODRIGUEZ, PAULO 29:22 9 4/9 0/2 1/2 1 1 2 3 1       5 2 4
23 FAYE, BIRAM 27:41 20 8/9   4/4 5 5 10 3   6 1   3 8 32
24 KLJAJIC, JOVAN 33:17 23 4/12 5/8   1 4 5 1 1 4       1 16
25 FAM, BABACAR DNP - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Team             2 2     1         1
Totals 200:00 81 24/48 7/15 12/14 12 24 36 16 5 17 4 0 21 22 92
        50% 46.7% 85.7%
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Min: Minutes played; Pts: Points; 2FG M-A: 2-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); 3FG M-A: 3-point Field Goals (Made-Attempted); FT M-A: Free Throws (Made-Attempted); Rebounds: O (Offensive), D (Defensive), T (Total); As: Assists; St: Steals; To: Turnovers; Bl: Blocks (Fv: In Favor / Ag: Against); Fouls: Cm (Commited), Rv (Received); PIR: Performance Index Rating
U18 ASVEL Villeurbanne
  Rebounds Blocks Fouls
# Player Min Pts 2FG 3FG FT O D T As St To Fv Ag Cm Rv PIR
4 FLORIAN, PIERRE 2:37     0/1   1   1           1   -1
5 HOARD, ELIJAH 9:38 2 1/1 0/2 0/1 1   1     1     2 1 -2
6 MALEDON, THEO 37:14 35 9/16 4/6 5/8 1 3 4 11 3 4     3 9 43
7 STRAZEL, MATTHEW 31:36 18 5/8 2/5 2/2   5 5 3       1   1 20
8 GOETGHELUCK, YANN 17:28 6 0/2 2/3     1 1   1 2   1 4 2  
9 BASTIEN, FELIX 21:45 5 2/6   1/2   3 3 3 2 3   1 2 2 4
10 CAZALON, MALCOLM 9:17   0/5 0/1   1 1 2   1       1   -4
11 NDJOCK, ELWIN 9:50 2   0/1 2/2   1 1           1 1 2
12 BUANGA, FLAVIEN 13:01 7 3/4   1/4 2   2           4 2 3
13 SAM MBAKA, CEDRICK 20:35 6 2/3 0/1 2/2   3 3           1 1 7
14 BRUNEAU, CYRILLE 25:19 9 4/5   1/2 5 4 9   2 1   1 3 2 15
15 MHOUMADI, YASSINE 1:40         1   1     1          
Team           1 1 2     1         1
Totals 200:00 90 26/50 8/20 14/23 13 22 35 17 9 13 0 4 22 21 88
        52% 40% 60.9%
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