In mid-June, Paris Basketball announced that it would host one of its Betclic Elite matches at Roland-Garros. The calendar for the 2022-2023 season unveiled on Monday named its opponent: Monaco will travel to Porte d’Auteuil on October 16 to face the Paris club, 15th in the championship for their first year in the elite. In the basketball configuration, the enclosure on the Philippe-Chatrier court will be able to accommodate between 8,000 and 12,000 spectators.
Three-time reigning champions, Asvel will start their season in La Meilleraie against Cholet. Facing the Mauges club in the quarter-finals of the play-offs in April, TJ Parker’s players won at the Cholet hall and avoided premature elimination (82-66). The unlucky finalist, Monaco, has a date in Nanterre on the first day, the weekend of September 24.
In addition to the two matches in the Euroleague, Asvel and club du Rocher will meet on December 23 in Monaco, and then on January 28 at Astroballe. The two promoted, Blois and Nancy, will challenge Roanne and Limoges on the first day. The calendar presented by the National Basketball League (LNB) also includes an unknown, indicated by the line “xxx” for each day: Pau-Orthez has been administratively demoted to National 1, but still has the possibility of an appeal.