Carles Duran will direct Joventut next season

Last He will continue to train Joventut de Badalona for one more season, with which the doubts that arose during the past weeks about a possible substitution disappear. The technician of Vilassar de Mar He had a contract in force with Penya for one more year but the club had the possibility of terminating it if it was notified before the end of May, which has not happened.

“I don’t think I have to defend myself but Joventut has been fighting with the best for three and a half years, doing a very good basketball, and now looking forward to starting next season and continuing to grow,” he said. Last in statements for TV Badalona.

With the coach’s question resolved, the green-black entity continues to work on the composition of the team for the next season, also with questions about the continuity of a player. One of them is In view of
Tomic, also with a contract but with the possibility of canceling on your part if you find a satisfactory offer outside of Badalona.

Also recently there was speculation with possible interest from teams in the Chinese league. In any case, yes Tomic He remains at the club and would fulfill his commitment signed last summer and until 2023, although in 2022 it is the Badalonese club that has the possibility of executing the termination unilaterally.

The other pending issue is the continuity of Xabi López-Arostegui, also with a contract in force although with rumors about possible interest from other clubs ACB (Valencia and Baskonia) for their services. A few months ago the Joventut He proposed a renewal of the commitment for four seasons and, although the agreement was reached very close, everything was parked at the player’s will, who shortly after suffered the ankle injury that kept him away from the courts for two months.

“Everything was ‘stand by’,” he confirmed
López-Arostegui to MD last week. “I also wanted to focus on recovering my foot, because it has been a bit long, and it was something important for my future. I also wanted to let a little time pass and see how the year ended. I have always said that I am very happy in Badalona, ​​in La Penya, and I am very grateful to them. I want to strengthen my year, finish it well and then make a calm decision that is the best for my future, “he added.

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