Elie Okobo leaves Asvel and joins AS Monaco

Monaco is a very competitive team, we have seen it in the Euroleague with their very good run. It was played to very few for them to go to the Final FourOkobo commented on his new club’s website. The Final Four is something I want. And I know this team has the capacity. »

The Euro before Monaco?

Relaunched by Asvel after an early career in the NBA and then in the G-League marred by injuries, Okobo impressed for his first season in the Euroleague (14.5 points, 3.9 assists) and his return to the French Championship (13.2 points, 3.8 assists). In full celebration of the national title, Rhone President Tony Parker had attributed that it would be impossible to retain the leader, coveted by several renowned teams in Europe, including the Monegasque rival.

Before joining the team of Sasa Obradovic, also extended, Okobo hopes to play Eurobasket 2022 with the France team. The former Pau-Orthez player is on the list of 17 players summoned by Vincent Collet for the start of preparation on July 29.

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