Team Owner (And NBA Legend) Tony Parker: “A New Arena Is In Our Plans”

June 12, 2019

French basketball legend and NBA star Tony Parker announced his retirement Monday at age 37 after 18 seasons in the NBA. On top of his outstanding career as a player, Parker is also the President and Owner of French team LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne. In this new video blog on iSportconnect TV, he talks about his commitment to ownership and his ambitions for the Lyon-based club

A six-time All-Star, he won four NBA championships with the San Antonio Spurs and was the Finals MVP in 2007, the first European to receive the award.

LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne has a two-season wildcard to participate in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague in 2019-20 and 2020-21,

The team will represent France after three seasons when no French team participated in the competition due to the format change in 2016-17.

In his vlog he talks about his current business role, the importance of being in the EuroLeague and the future of the franchise, as well as parallel projects like the new academy he is developing.