While ASVEL has just won its third consecutive French championship title, the Rhone club formalized this Wednesday the extension of the contract of its coach TJ Parker for three additional years, i.e. until June 2026.
The leaders of ASVEL maintain their confidence in TJ Parker. While the person concerned recently confided in an interview granted to BFM Lyon that he wanted to continue the adventure with the Rhone club, his wish was granted this Wednesday through a press release. A little less than two weeks after the third French championship title won in a row, a performance that had only been seen twice in the history of the competition, President Tony Parker’s younger brother has had his contract extended for three more seasonswhile he still had a year left in his contract.
After having been the assistant of JD Jackson then of Zvezdan Mitrovic between 2013 and 2020, TJ Parker took the lead of the Rhone formation at the departure of the Montenegrin technician with Frédéric Fauthoux, who will be on the bench of Bourg-en-Bresse the season next. After two successful first seasons, the 38-year-old has signed up until June 2026.
✍ TJ.PARKER extends the adventure ❗
Double champion of France as Head Coach, TJ.PARKER saw his lease with LDLC ASVEL extended for three additional years. Here he is linked to the club until 2026! 🤝
— LDLC ASVEL (@LDLCASVEL) July 6, 2022
“It’s a real mark of trust”
An announcement that comes as TJ Parker has joined the staff of the Milwaukee Bucks as part of the NBA Summer League, in order to gain further experience. ” Being there for ten years, and for three more years, is a real mark of confidence on the part of the leaders, a reward for a successful job during all these years spent at the club.said the coach of the Rhone club in a press release. I’m lucky to be able to coach a team that competes for the title every year and has great ambitions. We have already come an incredible path and I am ready to continue to do everything to crown the most successful club in French basketball. »
Tony Parker said this contract extension is ” the logical sequence of things, a mark of respect for someone who has won everything since he became a Head Coach “. Assuring “ that with him at the head of the team, we will still achieve great things “, the president of ASVEL welcomed the fact that TJ Parker has ” grown a lot since he’s been here, and continues to progress every day “. A progression that will continue for years to come.