Guerschon Yabusele back in France, signs with ASVEL

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Giannis Askounis

25/Feb/20 10:16

Incoming player for LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne with Guerschon Yabusele getting on board.

By John Askounis/

Guerschon Yabusele inked a contract with LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne up to the conclusion of the 2019-20 season, the French club announced on Tuesday. He is set for his Turkish Airlines EuroLeague debut and Jeep Elite Pro A comeback.

The 24-year-old French power forward most recently played in China’s CBA. Put up impressive averages of 17.9 points, 7.2 rebounds, 1.8 assists, 1.3 blocks and 1.1 steals per contest as a member of the Nanjing Monkey Kings.

Previously competed in 90 NBA games with the Boston Celtics that picked him 16th in the 2016 draft. Also spent time in the G League with the Maine Red Claws during his USA spell.

Yabusele tipped off his professional career in France with Roanne in 2013 and debuted in Jeep Elite Pro A a couple of years later with Rouen. Following his NBA and CBA stints, moves back to his birth country.

ASVEL is currently tied for 14th place in EuroLeague packing a 9-16 W-L record. Sits third in the French League behind its 19-4 tally.

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