Guerschon Yabusele, who rubs here inside Minnesota Karl-Anthony Towns in January 2019, notably played 74 NBA games with the Boston Celtics from 2017 to 2019. - Charles Krupa / AP / SIPA

In the hard for three weeks with five defeats in its last seven official games, Asvel has just attempted a daring coup. After having recruited the American back Davion Berry to compensate for the loan of Edwin Jackson to Estudiantes Madrid, the club villeurbannais has just announced this Tuesday the coming of Guerschon Yabusele.


The 24 year old French international station 4 (1m98) will end the season with LDLC ASVEL!


- LDLC ASVEL (@LDLCASVEL) February 25, 2020

The 24-year-old winger (1m98), trained in the Roanne Choir, has indeed signed up until the end of the season with Asvel, where he will discover the Euroleague and try to lead the club. towards his 20th title of champion of France. Drafted in 2016 in 16th position by the Boston Celtics, Guerschon Yabusele was able to play 74 NBA games from 2017 to 2019 before starting the current season with the Chinese club Nanjing.

Guerschon YABUSELEVITATIOOOOOOOOOOONNNNNNN !!! (@ celticsfr @ FRABasketball @EspritBasket) #FRAMNE

- CANAL + Basket (@CanalplusBasket) February 24, 2020

Athletic and spectacular, he just knew his first two selections with Vincent Collet's French team on Friday and Monday, during the qualifications for Euro 2021. Guerschon Yabusele notably stood out in the victory against Montenegro ( 85-66) Monday by scoring 15 points in 18 minutes (6/7 shooting), including a huge dunk. Tony Parker therefore has a good sense of timing to announce this surprise recruit.


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