2006–07 Pro A season

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2006–07 LNB Pro A season
LeagueLNB Pro A
SportBasketball
Number of games306 (regular season)
Number of teams18
TV partner(s)Sport+
Regular Season
Top seedRoanne
Season MVPUnited States Dewarick Spencer (Roanne)
France Cyril Julian (Nancy)
Top scorerUnited States Dewarick Spencer (Roanne)
2006-07 Finals
ChampionsRoanne
LNB Pro A seasons
← 2005–06

The 2006–07 LNB Pro A season was the 85th season of the French Basketball Championship and the 20th season since inception of the Ligue Nationale de Basketball (LNB) . The regular season started on September 23, 2006 and ended on April 27, 2007. The play-offs were held from May 15, 2007 till June 2, 2007.

Roanne, after finishing at the second top seed of the regular season,[1] won its second French Pro A League title by defeating Nancy in playoffs final (81-74).[2]

Promotion and relegation[edit]

Due to the change of the LNB Pro A league format from 18 clubs to 16 between the 2006–07 and 2007–08 seasons, only 1 club is promoted from 2006-07 LNB Pro B league (French 2nd division) and 3 clubs are sent to 2007-08 Pro B league.

At the beginning of the 2006-07 season

Teams promoted from 2005–06 Pro B

Teams relegated to 2006–07 Pro B

At the end of the 2006-07 season

Teams promoted from 2006–07 Pro B

Teams relegated to 2007–08 Pro B

Team arenas[edit]

Team Home city Stadium Capacity
Besançon BCD Besançon Palais des Sports 4,000
JL Bourg-en-Bresse Bourg-en-Bresse Salle des Sports 2,300
ÉS Chalon-sur-Saône Chalon-sur-Saône Le Colisée 4,070
Cholet Basket Cholet La Meilleraie 5,191
Stade Clermontois BA Clermont-Ferrand Maison des Sports 4,630
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
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
3,051
Élan Béarnais Pau-Orthez Pau-Orthez Palais des Sports de Pau 7,813
Reims Champagne Basket Reims Complexe Sportif René Tys 3,000
Chorale Roanne Basket Roanne Halle André Vacheresse 3,300
Strasbourg IG Strasbourg Rhénus Sport 6,200

Team standings[edit]

Clinched playoff berth
Relegated
# Team [1] Pld W L PF PA
1 Nancy 34 25 9 2825 2498
2 Roanne 34 24 10 2942 2780
3 Chalon-sur-Saône 34 23 11 2684 2623
4 Strasbourg 34 22 12 2753 2480
5 Lyon-Villeurbanne 34 21 13 2752 2549
6 Le Mans 34 21 13 2529 2375
7 Cholet 34 19 15 2424 2408
8 Gravelines-Dunkerque 34 18 16 2625 2579
9 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 34 18 16 2747 2622
10 Dijon 34 18 16 2642 2620
11 Orléans 34 18 16 2569 2590
12 Le Havre 34 16 18 2637 2698
13 Clermont-Ferrand 34 15 19 2402 2358
14 Paris-Levallois 34 13 21 2453 2662
15 Hyères Toulon 34 11 23 2606 2838
16 Besançon 34 11 23 2744 2880
17 Bourg-en-Bresse 34 8 26 2294 2673
18 Reims 34 5 29 2361 2755

Playoffs[edit]

Quarter Finals Semifinals Finals
         
1 Nancy 2
8 Gravelines-Dunkerque 1
1 Nancy 2
5 Lyon-Villeurbanne 0
4 Strasbourg 0
5 Lyon-Villeurbanne 2
1 Nancy 74
2 Roanne 81
2 Roanne 2
7 Cholet 0
2 Roanne 2
3 Chalon-sur-Saône 1
3 Chalon-sur-Saône 2
6 Le Mans 1

Awards[edit]

Regular Season MVPs[edit]

Best Coach[edit]

Best Defensive Player[edit]

Rising Star Award[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Classement général, Saison 2006/2007" (in French). LNB. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
  2. ^ "French League Final: June 2, 2007". Euroleague. June 2, 2007. Retrieved October 27, 2011.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Dee FOR MVPee !!!!" (in French). Chorale Roanne. May 12, 2007. Archived from the original on 2012-04-20. Retrieved October 27, 2011.

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