This week’s Six News: The Great Cross between Nando de Colo and Victor Wimpanyama in Asvel

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The French team was surprised by Montenegro

This week, France participates in the qualification window for the World Cup 2023, the last official gathering before preparing for the European Basketball Championship (September 1-18). After four wins, the Blues lost in Podgorica, Montenegro, after an unsuccessful end to the match. This does not call into question the qualifications for the future, but it is a misguided adventure before approaching the second stage in August. Last match of the first stage on Monday 4 July at Mouilleron-Le-Captif with Hungary reception (8:30pm).

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Asvel loses Victor Wimpanyama but joins Nando de Colo!

A few days after his French title, Asvel began the week with hard news: the activation of the departure clause that allowed phenomenon Victor Wimpanyama to leave the club, direction Boulogne Levallois. But Tony Parker, who was disappointed with this decision, reacted quickly by performing a major hit, and managed to convince Nando de Colo to sign, and this for two years, especially since the signings of Joffrey Louverni and Livio Jean must follow. – Charles. However, Leon Villeurbanne has formalized the departure of Chris Jones, Dylan Osetkowski and Remar Morgan. Among the girls, TP formalized the departure of its coach and loyal owner, Pierre Vincent.

Transfers: JL Bourg has completed its recruitment process

A slew of contracts have been signed this week, which you can find in the Betclic Elite and Pro B feeds updated daily, and in the Women’s League transfer summaries. JL Bourg is the first team to be sold after recruiting James Palmer, Frantz Massenat, Ischia Mike and James Dickey. The Limoges continue to recruit with the arrival of Bryce Jones and Desi Rodriguez, despite the departure of Demonte Harper. Dijon officially appointed Jonathan Russell, Nanterre regained Miralem Halilovic, Rouen’s bet on Silvio de Souza, and Strasbourg on Marcus Kean. Note the departure of Monegasque Paris Lee for Panathinaikos and Danilo Andjusic for Partizan Belgrade.

NBA/Euroleague: Rudi Gobert transfer, Nicolas Batum and Fabian Causeur transfer extensions, Amath Mbaye replace Adrian Moorman at Anadolu Efes.

The debut of free agency in the NBA shook the basketball world this week. Rudy Gobert was traded to the Minnesota Timberwolves while Nikola Jokic signed Denver’s biggest contract in history and Nicholas Batum signed a two-year extension at the Los Angeles Clippers. On the contrary, NBA champion Nemanja Bjelica is heading to Fenerbahce, like former Villeurbannais Jonye Jekiri. In Europe, Jan Vesely signed a multi-year contract with Barcelona, ​​Fabien Causeur returned to Real Madrid, and Amat M’Baye replaced Adrian Moormann at Anatolian Efes. Note that coach Dejan Radunjic will now work at Panathinaikos.

Eligible. World Cup 2023: Luka Doncic as the star of Slovenia

The big winner from Croatia, and Slovenia, led by duo Luka Doncic-Goran Dragic, pulled all stops against Croatia to qualify for the second round of the 2023 World Cup qualifiers. Note that Ukraine, winners of Georgia in Riga, Latvia also qualified, while Lithuania relied on new international Ignas. Bradikis to beat Bulgaria.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: The Blues starts with two successes

Twelve young players born in 2005 were selected by Bernard Faure to participate in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Malaga (Spain) from 2-10 July. In the group stage, the French national team got off to a good start with their victory over Serbia and Canada. The next deadline is against New Zealand on Tuesday 5 July before the Round of 16.

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