ASVEL extends point guard Diot

Jul 09, 2021 by Euroleague.net Print
ASVEL extends point guard Diot

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne and point guard Antoine Diot agreed to keep working together until the end of the 2023-24 season, the club announced Friday. Diot (1.93 meters, 32 years old) averaged 5.9 points and 3.0 assists in 30 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague last season, in which he helped ASVEL win the French League and the French Cup titles. He returned home to France after spending four years with Valencia Basket in Spain, winning the 7DAYS EuroCup title in 2019. That is added to his 2016-17 Spanish League title with Valencia, as well as a gold medal in the 2013 EuroBasket with France and bronze at the next year's World Cup. Diot has 85 previous games of EuroLeague experience, as a teenager with Le Mans between 2007 and 2009, and then during the 2013-14 season for Strasbourg and finally with ASVEL with career averages of 5.1 points and 2.8 assists. He has played another seven seasons in the EuroCup with those teams and Valencia winning the title this spring, with career averages of 8.8 points and 2.7 assists.