Credit: Imago Images – Scanpix
Credit Imago Images – Scanpix

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne are expected to bring the experienced big man James Gist, Emiliano Carchia of Sportando reports.

James Gist

James  Gist
Position: PF
Age: 34
Height: 206 cm
Weight: 107 kg
Birth place: United States of America

Gist spent last season with FC Bayern Munich. Last season, he appeared in 23 EuroLeague games and averaged 5.6 points, 3.0 rebounds, and 4.2 PIR over 21.5 minutes.

The 34-year-old has been playing in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague since 2010. In the past, he represented Partizan NIS Belgrade, Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul, Unicaja Malaga, Panathinaikos OPAP Athens, and Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade.

Gist spent his best career years with Panathinaikos and played for the Greek powerhouse for seven seasons. The 2015-16 campaign was his best season statistically. The 2.04 m forward averaged 10.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, and 11.4 PIR over 26.5 minutes that year.

Gist's EuroLeague career averages are 8.6 points and 4.2 rebounds.

Current roster

LDLC ASVEL Villerbanne

Position Player Status
PG Antoine Diot (story) Signed until 2024
PG Matthew Strazel Signed until 2025
PG/SG Elie Okobo (story) Signed until 2022
PG Chris Jones (story) Signed until 2022
SG Paul Lacombe Signed until 2024
SF David Lighty (story) Signed until 2026
SF Charles Kahudi Signed until 2022
PF Wiliam Howard Signed until 2022
PF Raymar Morgan (story) Signed until 2022
PF Kostas Antetokounmpo (story)
Signed until 2023
C Youssoupha Fall (story)
Signed until 2022
C Victor Wembanyama (story) Signed until 2024
C Matthew Marsh Signed until 2022
C Dylan Osetkowski (story) Signed until 2023
Coach TJ Parker
Expired contract Norris Cole (not coming back), Ismael Bako (not coming back), Moustoupha Fall (not coming back), Thomas Heurtel (not coming back), Guerschon Yabusele (not coming back), Derrick Walton, Kevarrius Hayes, Amiine Noua
Rumored to leave  
Interested James Gist (story)

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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