The Indiana Fever signed free agent guard, Julie Allemand, to a multi-year contract today.
"We're excited to welcome Julie to our team,” Vice President of Basketball Operations and General Manager Tamika Catchings said. “Julie has continued to develop her point guard skills with the Belgium National team. Her overseas endeavors will make her an instrumental player for our team."
The 5-foot-8 guard is averaging 8.1 points, 5.4 assists, 3.8 rebounds and 1.3 steals in 13 games with Lyon (France) in EuroLeague play this season. Allemand was selected with the 33rd pick in the 2016 WNBA Draft by the Fever. She continued to play overseas and did not play in games with Indiana.
Allemand averaged 10.0 points, 5.3 assists and 3.0 rebounds in three games with Belgium in February to help qualify for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.
With Monday’s signing, Allemand became the fourth international player on the Fever roster joining Natalie Achonwa (Canada), Bernadett Határ (Hungary) and Stephanie Mavunga (Zimbabwe).
Terms of the contract were not disclosed.
A new decade of Indiana Fever basketball will tip off on Friday, May 15 under new head coach, Marianne Stanley. The 21st regular season of Indiana Fever basketball begins at Butler University’s historic Hinkle Fieldhouse against the Atlanta Dream. Fans may purchase tickets by visiting feverbasketball.com.
The preseason schedule will be announced at a later date.