Credit: Imago Images – Scanpix
Credit Imago Images – Scanpix

French Turkish Airlines EuroLeague club ASVEL officially announced the signing of veteran big man James Gist until the end of the year. The arrival of Gist will help the team in covering the absences of some players in the frontcourt due to injuries. 

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 Bayern Munich in Germany, where he averaged 5.6 points and 3 rebounds per game in EuroLeague. With the jersey of Panathinaikos, where he played from 2012 to 2019, Gist won 5 Greek leagues and 6 Greek cups.

Before joining Bayern Munich last season, Gist was coming from KK Crvena Zvezda, where he spent his first season after his long stint with Panathinaikos. 

ASVEL begin its EuroLeague season on October 1st, playing at home against Zalgiris Kaunas.

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
PF/C James Gist (story) Signed until the end of 2021
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  

See all the EuroLeague transfer market news here.

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