2011–12 Pro A season

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2011–12 LNB Pro A season
League LNB Pro A
Sport Basketball
Number of games 240 (regular season)
Number of teams 16
TV partner(s) Sport+
Regular Season
Top seed Gravelines-Dunkerque
Season MVP United States Blake Schilb (Chalon-sur-Saône)
France Fabien Causeur (Cholet)
Top scorer United States Eric Chatfield (Paris-Levallois)
2011-12 Finals
Champions Chalon-sur-Saône
Finals MVP United States Blake Schilb
LNB Pro A seasons

The 2011–12 LNB Pro A season is the 90th season of the French Basketball Championship and the 25th season since inception of the Ligue Nationale de Basketball (LNB). The regular season starts on October 7, 2011 and ends on May 16, 2012. The play-offs are held from May 23, 2012 until June 16, 2012.

Promotion and relegation[edit]

At the beginning of the 2011-12 season

Teams promoted from 2010–11 Pro B (French 2nd basketball division)

Teams relegated to 2011–12 Pro B

At the end of the 2011-12 season

Teams promoted from 2011–12 Pro B

Teams relegated to 2012–13 Pro B

Team Arenas[edit]

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
ÉS Chalon-sur-Saône Chalon-sur-Saône Le Colisée 4,070
Cholet Basket Cholet La Meilleraie 5,191
JDA Dijon Dijon Palais des Sports Jean-Michel Geoffroy 4,600
BCM Gravelines Dunkerque Gravelines Sportica 3,500
Hyères Toulon Var Basket HyèresToulon Palais des Sports de Toulon
Espace 3000
4,700
2,200
STB Le Havre Le Havre Salle des Docks Océane 3,598
Le Mans Sarthe Basket Le Mans Antarès 6,003
ASVEL Basket LyonVilleurbanne Astroballe 5,643
SLUC Nancy Basket Nancy Palais des Sports Jean Weille 6,027
JSF Nanterre Nanterre Palais des Sports de Nanterre 1,594
Orléans Loiret Basket Orléans Zénith d'Orléans 5,338
Paris-Levallois Basket Paris – Levallois Stade Pierre de Coubertin
Palais des Sports Marcel Cerdan
4,200
3,050
Élan Béarnais Pau-Lacq-Orthez Pau Palais des Sports de Pau 7,813
Poitiers Basket 86 Poitiers Les Arènes 4,300
Chorale Roanne Basket Roanne Halle André Vacheresse 5,010
Strasbourg IG Strasbourg Rhénus Sport 6,200

Regular Season[edit]

Team standings[edit]

Clinched playoff berth
Relegated
Source lnb.fr
# Team Pld W L PF PA
1 Gravelines-Dunkerque 30 27 3 2377 1947
2 Chalon-sur-Saône 30 23 7 2294 2272
3 Orléans 30 21 9 2309 2119
4 Le Mans 30 19 11 2487 2359
5 Nancy 30 18 12 2374 2283
6 Paris-Levallois 30 17 13 2449 2438
7 Roanne 30 16 14 2287 2296
8 Cholet 30 16 14 2387 2320
9 Dijon 30 14 16 2099 2134
10 Strasbourg 30 14 16 2306 2241
11 Nanterre 30 14 16 2394 2413
12 Lyon-Villeurbanne 30 13 17 2142 2265
13 Poitiers 30 9 21 2174 2336
14 Le Havre 30 9 21 2315 2378
15 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 30 7 23 2270 2570
16 Hyères-Toulon[1] 30 3 27 2266 2859

Season Team leader(s)[edit]

BCM Gravelines ÉS Chalon-sur-Saône BCM Gravelines Stade Lorrain Université Club Nancy Basket Le Mans Sarthe Basket Paris-Levallois Basket

Stats Leaders[edit]

Statistic Player Team Average
Ranking per Game [2] United States Lamont Hamilton Paris-Levallois 20.75
Points per Game [3] United States Eric Chatfield Paris-Levallois 19.79
Rebounds per Game [4] Nigeria Chinemelu Elonu Pau-Lacq-Orthez 8.30
Assists per Game [5] United States Kareem Reid Hyères-Toulon 7.56
Steals per Game [6] France Andrew Albicy Gravelines 2.48
Blocks per Game [7] France Alexis Ajinça Strasbourg 2.00

Playoffs[edit]

This was the last season in which the championship final was contested as a one-off match. Starting in 2012–13, the final became a best-of-5 series.

Quarter Finals Semifinals Finals
                 
1 Gravelines-Dunkerque 1
8 Cholet 2
8 Cholet 1
4 Le Mans 2
4 Le Mans 2
5 Nancy 1
4 Le Mans 76
2 Chalon-sur-Saône 95
2 Chalon-sur-Saône 2
7 Roanne 0
2 Chalon-sur-Saône 2
3 Orléans 1
3 Orléans 2
6 Paris-Levallois 0

Awards[edit]

Regular Season MVPs[edit]

Finals MVP[edit]

Best Coach[edit]

Most Improved Player[edit]

Best Defensive Player[edit]

Rising Star Award[edit]

Player of the month[edit]

Month Player Team
October[9] France Tony Parker Lyon-Villeurbanne
November[10] France Nicolas Batum Nancy
December[11] United States Taylor Rochestie Le Mans
January[12] France Fabien Causeur Cholet
February[13] United States Blake Schilb Chalon-sur-Saône
March[14] France Evan Fournier Poitiers
April[15] United States Patrick Christopher Cholet

References[edit]

  1. ^ "DNCCG : Décision du Conseil Supérieur de Gestion à l'encontre du club de Hyères-Toulon Var Basket" (PDF) (in French). LNB. October 12, 2011. Retrieved May 2, 2012. Hyères-Toulon has a 3 points penalty due to non-respect of LNB regulations
  2. ^ "Evaluation individuelle" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Moyenne de points" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Moyenne rebonds" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Moyenne passes décisives" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  6. ^ "Moyenne interceptions" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  7. ^ "Moyenne contres" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 17, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c d e f "ProA – Fabien Causeur et Blake Schilb MVP français et étranger" (in French). LNB. Retrieved May 19, 2012. 
  9. ^ "Parker joueur du mois d'un cheveu" (in French). lequipe.fr. November 12, 2011. 
  10. ^ "Batum MVP en novembre" (in French). ouestfrance.fr. December 10, 2011. 
  11. ^ "Taylor Rochestie élu " Joueur du mois de décembre LNB / SPORT+ / L’Équipe "" (in French). lnb.fr. January 13, 2012. 
  12. ^ "Fabien Causeur élu MVP du mois de Janvier en Pro A" (in French). basketactu.com. February 11, 2012. 
  13. ^ "Blake SCHILB élu " Joueur du mois de février LNB / SPORT+ / L’Équipe "" (in French). lnb.fr. 
  14. ^ "Fournier élu joueur du mois" (in French). lequipe.fr. April 13, 2012. 
  15. ^ "Patrick CHRISTOPHER élu joueur du mois d'Avril" (in French). lnb.fr. May 22, 2012. 

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