a long match but a festive atmosphere, an evening other than time

This Thursday, TrashTalk went to the Accor Arena in Bercy to take part in its second edition “NBA Paris Game”. Good evening. The show is on hiatus – someone’s fault blow up regular season – but the unifying environment in which French basketball is fun. With a little less fluff and a little more Killian Hayes, the event would have been perfect.

The conclusion of three days of events in Paris.

It was alive. A complete reinvention of the capital through the prism of CBA. Andre Drummond at the signing ceremony in the Latin Quarter: a “You’re such a fan of your Detroit years” couldn’t get out. Meeting Napheesa Collier of the Minnesota Lynx at Gymnasium Didot on 14th. Zach LaVine is a guest Guest by Foot Locker des Champs. Derrick Jones Jr. who he asks his girlfriend who is getting married : Paris is the city of love. The constant hunt for Ben Wallace. Dwane Casey at the Saint-Cloud Laser Game and Adam Silver shopping Organic is good avenue Ledru-Rollin (no). Open media training session: we benefit DeMar DeRozan attraction Catching Alex Caruso and Goran Dragic. Evening in the background of the picket Bulls fans. Full end-to-end privilege. Dream it, even if it doesn’t “he” Isaiah Livers visits us. In every way, this Thursday evening marked the end of an endless half-week.

And then there was the game.

Match and its ornaments. Accor Arena filled up late (but full). NBA legends at your fingertips: Magic Johnson, Ben Wallace, Joakim Noah, Tony Parker, Victor Wembanyama, Rip Hamilton and Joe Dumars (no one counted). Soccer with Aurélien Tchouaméni, Gerard Pike and Marco Verratti. With F1’s Pierre Gasly, Charles Leclerc and Esteban Ocon. A little Pharrell WilliamsActor from Helsinki Theft of money, Khaby Lame, Naomi Campbell, Aya Nakamura, LeBouseuh, Theodort, Minister of Sports, model Stella Maxwell and many celebrities we cannot name. That’s it for this digest Closer. The moral of the story? combines basketball The NBA attracts.

Despite all these heavy beings, Killian Hayes “From Chole” got the best applause of the night.

Frankly, not a great match for the French: 2/13 shooting, a legion of very short shots, a -3 score in the TTFL. He had the opportunity to introduce himself as a Hall of Famer to thousands of spectators who thought the offside whistle was blown in basketball, and Killian didn’t take the chance. It doesn’t matter, he’ll be back. His final speed was good. This meeting mixed up many parameters that were difficult for a 21-year-old to manage. Pressure on the front line. The desire to do good things for the motherland. We don’t blame him: the other players put on a show for him… not even. long match, A nine-to-fifteen consecutive lead in favor of the Bulls, signed several firecrackers Derrick Jones Jr., Zach LaVine in the zone, DeMar DeRozan raged in the half. In short, the Accor Arena has atrophied in the face of what it expects to see on Monday night at 1:30 in the League Pass. Moving to Paris does not guarantee a script “Spielberg” of a game.

Despite everything, we still struggle to get off. Stars in the eyes. We’ve seen the NBA – the game and its structure – up close. Future perspective “Paris Games” brings hope: all that is missing is a good run and this meeting will be a classic.

After the game? Press conference with DeMar DeRozan, Zach LaVine, Billy Donovan, Dwane Casey, Killian Hayes and Jaden Ivey. Nothing too fancy to remember, based on many tea answers “it was a great experience”fair DeMar DeRozan, who still does not know if he will participate in the Paris 2024 Olympics. Very sweet bracket, young fan Zach LaVine he asked his idol.

At 1 in the morning, we go to the editorial office to finish the evening there, in front of the Celtics – Warriors team. Very good cold pizza. The Homeric stories of the on-site experience, the moment of intense sharing, then the rediscovery of functional WiFi: the full Accor Arena has its pros and cons.

NBA Paris Game 2023 curtain call. Another publication in the list of the city of light. For many, the body is the only match“Accessory”, is important to us. That’s why we want a little more excitement in the poster planned for 2024, keeping this atmosphere outside of sports. General party.

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