Boulogne-Levallois lost Friday to Gravelines-Dunkerque (85-73) during the first day of the Elite basketball, despite the double-double of the French phenomenon Victor Wembanyama. Arrived this summer in the Ile-de-France region under the orders of the coach of the France team and coach of Boulogne-Levallois Vincent Collet, Wembanyama, 18, had an excellent match with 23 points and 10 rebounds but could not hide the weaknesses of his team, largely dominated by the Northerners. In other matches, Dijon easily won against Portel 87 to 76 thanks to American winger Chase Simon (17 points) and the promoted Blois started their season perfectly by dominating Roanne 94 to 90.
Matchday 1 results:
Gravelines-Dunkirk - Boulogne-Levallois 85-73
Roanne- Blois 90-94
Dijon - Le Portel 87-76