LFB: Williams strengthens ASVEL

After notably wearing the colors of Lattes-Montpellier during the 2019-2020 season, Gabby Williams will once again make a detour to the Women’s Basketball League next season. The French international has signed for ASVEL.

The ASVEL women’s team offers itself a rookie of choice. A few days after the defeat in the final of the Women’s Basketball League against Bourges, the Rhone club formalized the arrival for the 2022-2023 season of French international winger Gabby Williams, silver medalist at the last Euro and bronze at the Olympics.

While she is currently playing under the colors of the Seattle Storm in the WNBA, the native of Sparks will once again make a detour through Europe, after having played in Naples, Girona, Lattes-Montpellier then Sopron during the last four seasons. Taking advantage of her French ancestry through her grandmother, Gabby Williams joined Les Bleues a little less than a year ago, taking advantage of the possibility offered by FIBA ​​to field a naturalized player and the absence due to injury of Bria Hartley to become a major part of the team then led by Valérie Garnier.

Williams, weight reinforcement for ASVEL

Presenting Gabby Williams’ signature as “true pride”, ASVEL is counting on the talent of the French international to put Bourges in difficulty next seasonduring which the Rhone club should not compete in the Euroleague, unless invited.

We are very proud that Gabby chose to trust us by joining our project in Lyonsaid Tony Parker, president of ASVEL, in a press release. Gabby is a superb player, she has proven it as much at European level with her MVP title in the Women’s Euroleague, as in the WNBA and with the France team where she has already become one of the pillars. This has always been our objective in the construction of our teams: it is a real satisfaction to welcome the best French players and to follow their development in the national championships. ” Lhe signature of Gabby Williams is accompanied by that of the American leader Blake Dietric, who played this season in the Italian club of Lucques.


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