Julie Allemand signs with ASVEL

Julie Allemand signs with ASVEL. For Tony Parker, ASVEL’s president, Julie Allemand is “the best point-guard in Europe“.

LDLC ASVEL announced Monday the return to its ranks of Julie Allemand, for next season, with a four-year contract. For Tony Parker, ASVEL’s president, Julie Allemand is “the best point-guard in Europe“.

I’m really happy that Julie is coming home. And that she signs four seasons, it shows her confidence in me, in our project,” said Tony Parker in the statement from the Lyon club. “I’m really proud of her evolution since 2017 . We are a very young club and Julie was our first ‘project’. She arrived very young She progressed. She won the title with us in 2019. Then she joined the WNBA having a big season and joining the All-rookie team (2020). Her career is a great pride. It’s important for me to have the best players in every position to grow the club and meet our ambitions. For me, Julie is the best point-guard in Europe, “said the former NBA player of the San Antonio Spurs.

Last year, keeping Julie in the squad was really one of our priorities. We never wanted to part ways with her. And she was also disappointed to leave the club. Unfortunately, we didn’t. found agreement with his agent, “revealed Tony Parker. “It’s part of the business. Since I’ve been President, so since 2014, it’s the first time I was really sad to lose a player. Because with Julie, we had really developed a special relationship, especially because that she is a playmaker and that she came to the club when she was very young. We had built something special. I welcomed her several times to San Antonio, she was there for my jersey withdrawal. We are close, So it touched me not to find an agreement. Despite that, we kept in touch and we continued to exchange “.

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