By Nikos Varlas/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Olympiacos is finalizing a two-year deal with the 27-year-old French forward Livio Jean-Charles.
He had signed in 2018 a three-year deal with ASVEL which included an opt-out clause. This past season, he averaged 10.1 points and four rebounds over 54 games split between EuroLeague and the French League.
Jean-Charles started his professional career in ASVEL and spent a total of seven seasons with the French club. He was drafted by the San Antonio Spurs in 2013 as the 28th overall pick and had two stints with the Austin Spurs in the G League as well as some Summer League experience.
In 2013, he was named the French League Rising Star. He won two French League trophies (2016, 2019) as well as one French Cup with ASVEL (2019).