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 gave the name of its opponent: Monaco will travel to Porte d’Auteuil on October 16 to challenge the Parisian club, 15th in the Championship for its first year in the elite. In basket configuration, the enclosure on the Philippe-Chatrier court will be able to accommodate between 8,000 and 12,000 spectators.
Triple reigning champion, Asvel will launch its season at La Meilleraie against Cholet. Opposed to the Mauges club in the quarter-finals of the play-offs in April, the players of TJ Parker had won in the Cholet hall to avoid premature elimination (82-66). Unhappy finalist, Monaco has an appointment in Nanterre for the first day, the weekend of September 24.
In addition to their two meetings scheduled in the Euroleague, Asvel and the club du Rocher will meet on December 23 in Monaco and then on January 28 at the Astroballe. The two promoted, Blois and Nancy, will respectively challenge Roanne and Limoges on the first day. The calendar published by the National Basketball League (LNB) also includes an unknown, designated by a line “xxx” for the day: Pau-Orthez has been administratively demoted to National 1 but still has the possibility of filing an appeal.