Pierric Poupet will remain at ASVEL Villeurbanne for another 2 years.

Pierric Poupet will remain at ASVEL Villeurbanne for another 2 years.

Pierric Poupet has enjoyed considerable success this season, assuming leadership of the ASVEL Villeurbanne team following the departure of Gianmarco Pocheko. Despite ASVEL Villeurbanne finishing 17th in the Euroleague and being left without a clear objective, the team demonstrated in their recent games that they can be highly competitive in the upcoming season. In the last 10 games of the regular season, ASVEL Villeurbanne won 4 and lost 6, including a notable 76-72 victory against Barcelona in the final week. This solidifies their positive momentum, generating anticipation for the next season.

Furthermore, Pierric Poupet has extended his contract with ASVEL Villeurbanne for the next 2 years, reflecting the club’s satisfaction with his performance.

Who is Pierric Poupet?

Pierric Poupet, a seasoned basketball coach with a passion for nurturing young talent, has left an indelible mark on the French basketball scene. Beginning his coaching journey in the youth department of ASC Denain-Voltaire, Poupet dedicated himself to shaping the next generation of basketball stars. He meticulously looked after the U18 team and played a pivotal role in the ongoing development of the club’s youth performance center, laying the groundwork for future success.

In 2021, Poupet embarked on a new chapter in his career by joining ASVEL Lyon-Villeurbanne as an assistant coach. His astute understanding of the game and tireless work ethic quickly garnered recognition within the organization. When ASVEL found themselves in need of leadership following the departure of head coach TJ Parker, Poupet stepped up to the challenge. In a league game in October 2023, he assumed primary responsibility for the team, showcasing his ability to adapt and thrive under pressure.

Poupet’s journey reached a new pinnacle in early January 2024 when ASVEL appointed him as head coach, signaling their confidence in his coaching acumen and leadership capabilities. This promotion coincided with the club’s decision to part ways with Gianmarco Pozzecco, underscoring Poupet’s importance within the organization.

Pierric Poupet’s statistics as the head coach of ASVEL Villeurbanne in the Euroleague.

Since assuming leadership of the ASVEL Villeurbanne team on January 6, 2024, Pierric Poupet has achieved 6 wins and suffered 9 losses in the Euroleague. This contrasts with the team’s previous performance under Gianmarco Pocheko, where they managed only 3 wins in 19 games.

Below are the detailed scores of ASVEL Villeurbanne’s games under Pierric Poupet’s tenure as Head Coach:

12/04/2024FC BarcelonaWin76 – 72
04/04/2024Valencia Basket*Win69 – 98
28/03/2024AS MonacoLoss77 – 87
21/03/2024Olympiacos Piraeus*Loss80-64
19/03/2024Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv*Loss98-90
15/03/2024Anadolu Efes IstanbulWin84 – 80
08/03/2024Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens*Loss85-67
01/03/2024EA7 Emporio Armani MilanWin81 – 77
08/02/2024Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz*Loss94-80
01/02/2024Real Madrid*Loss86-79
30/01/2024Fenerbahce Beko IstanbulLoss73-83
25/01/2024FC Bayern Munich*Win64 – 76
18/01/2024Virtus Segafredo Bologna*Loss73-63
12/01/2024ALBA BerlinLoss63-88
09/01/2024Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet BelgradeWin100 – 91
* matches away from home

Will Pierric Poupet assist ASVEL Villeurbanne in the Euroleague next season?

ASVEL Villeurbanne has demonstrated in their recent matches that they can compete at a high level and remain competitive in the upcoming season. With the potential addition of the right players to complement the existing roster and the ambition of Pierric Poupet, they undoubtedly stand a chance to make a serious push for the Euroleague playoffs in the 2024-2025 season. Poupet seamlessly embodies the team’s philosophy, a fact recognized by Villeurbanne’s team management, leading to the renewal of his contract for another 2 years.


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