LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne, commonly known as ASVEL, is a professional basketball club based in Villeurbanne, France. The club was founded in 1948 and has a long and successful history in French and European basketball.
ASVEL is one of the most successful basketball teams in France, having won 19 French League championships, 9 French Cups, and 2 French Super Cups. The team is also a regular participant in the EuroLeague Basketball competition, having made its debut in the competition in the 2019-20 season.
The team’s home arena is the Astroballe, which has a capacity of over 5,500 spectators. The team’s colors are green and white, and the team logo features the club’s name in green with a stylized image of a basketball and a shooting star.
ASVEL has a strong roster of talented players, both from France and from around the world. The team is known for its strong defense and efficient scoring, with a focus on team play and ball movement. Some of the notable players who have played for ASVEL include Tony Parker, Edwin Jackson, and Moustapha Fall.
In addition to basketball, ASVEL is also involved in other sports and activities, including football, rugby, and esports. Overall, ASVEL is a proud and respected basketball club with a rich history and a promising future in French and European basketball.