A couple of former Buckeyes, David Lighty and Deshaun Thomas led their team to the 2014 Coupe de France.
The pair played for JSF Nanterre which beat SLUC Nancy Basket Pro, 55-50.
Thomas was drafted by the Spurs in 2013, and played for their summer league squad. He signed with Nanterre in August of 2013.
Deshaun scored 12 points and grabbed 12 boards in the final. David Lighty chipped in 10 points.
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