One of the most prolific players of the last decade will join his seventh Turkish Airlines Euroleague team with the announcement on Friday night that LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne has added James gist on his roster until Dec. 31 to ease injury issues with just one week left for the 2021-22 season to begin.
❗ Staff 2021-2022 James GIST in reinforcement!
The American interior in all 269 EuroLeague matches will bolster the LDLC ASVEL roster through the end of 2021 and thus alleviate injury concerns early in the season.
– LDLC ASVEL (@LDLCASVEL) September 24, 2021
Gist (2.04 meters, 34 years old) comes from FC Bayern Munich, the team he helped lead last season’s fifth game of the playoffs, which was his 11th in a row in the Euroleague. Since his debut in 2010, Gist has had the sixth-highest rebound total in the competition, 1,142, and the seventh-highest block total, 151, while scoring 2,316 points. enthralling fans in six countries with his high-flying dunks and determined defense.
In total, Gist has played in 269 Euroleague games in his career and averages 8.6 points and 4.2 rebounds. He has national titles on the road in Serbia with Partizan Belgrade, and in Greece five times with Panathinaikos Athens.