Assignia Manresa has announced signing of a 3-year contract extension (1+2) with Josh Asselin. The American/Dominican big guy arrived to Manresa last summer from Estudiantes Madrid. He had 12.7 ppg and 4.3 rpg in 34 Liga Endesa games. It was enough for the player to secure long-term contract extension. In 2010/11, Asselin had 7.5 ppg and 4.1 rpg for 32 games with Estudiantes. He also added 10.3 ppg and 3.4 rpg in 14 EuroCup appearances. Josh Asselin split 2009/10 season between Cajasol Sevilla and Donetsk. He played for Manresa from 2006 to 2009. Asselin also has experience from Pau-Orthez, Cantabria Lobos, Caceres, Clermont and Puerto Rico.
Josh Asselin is active member of Dominican Republic National Team. He helped Dominicans to win the gold medal at 2012 CentroBasket in San Juan. Asselin had 4.7 point per game and 1.3 rebound per game for 6 games at this event.