Basket of Cholet. Yoan Makoundou should discover the Euroleague with AS Monaco

The Maugeois supporters were hoping for a completely different final bouquet on July 14. Arrived at the Cholet Basket training center in 2017, Yoan Makoundou (2.07 m, 22 years old in August) should take off. Unless the situation returns, the Cholet strong-winger should discover the Euroleague with AS Monaco next season, according to our information. Paris Basketball, the Metropolitans 92 as well as Turkish, Italian and Spanish clubs were also in the ranks of the Cholet nugget. But the finalists of the last French championship would indeed have won the bet.

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A 2021-2022 season about

He did not become the 7e Choletais trained at the club drafted in the NBA but Yoan Makoundou was unanimous in the Mauges. Still under contract with CB in 2022-2023 and long hoped for by the Cholet leaders, the former Marne-la-Vallée player achieved an excellent 2e part of the season. Beyond the statistics (10.2 points, 5.4 rebounds and 0.9 against for 12.5 evaluation in the regular season), he especially gained in thickness. And not just because he has springs for legs and an innate sense of showmanship at high altitudes. The best youngster in the Basketball Champions League in 2019-20 has shown improvement defensively and in shooting reliability.

At the start of the school year, it is therefore on the side of the Gaston-Médecin room, with Mike James, Elie Okobo and Adrien Moerman and under the orders of the Serbian coach Sasa Obradovic that should be evaluated. His arrival would also coincide with the desire of Monegasque leaders to expand their bases of Locally Trained Players (JFL). “I prefer to make my way in Europe first. What is certain is that I want to play in a European Cup” , he explained at the end of June, during a rally with the France team in Nanterre. Yoan Makoundou is therefore about to write a new chapter in his history at ASM. Before trying his luck in the NBA?

Basket of Cholet. Yoan Makoundou should discover the Euroleague with AS Monaco

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