Josep Franch de Pablo (Badalona, ??1991) is Basketball Girona’s fourth signing for the 2021/22 season. The Catalan point guard (192 cm) has a long history in state basketball.
Franch, who completed his training period at the Club Joventut de Badalona, ??combined the subsidiary and the first team of the Badalona team during the 2009-10 season. A year later, he would become a full member of the first team (2010-11) and, subsequently, he would chain three more ACB experiences: UCAM Murcia CB (2011-13), Real Betis Baloncesto (2013-14) and Gipuzkoa Basket GBC (2014-15). Later he would play in the LEB Oro in the ranks of Club Melilla Baloncesto (2015-16) and CB Breogán (2016-17) before making two returns. The first to Real Betis Baloncesto in the Endesa League (2017-18) and then at Club Melilla Baloncesto of the second state division (2018-19). The last two seasons he has worn the Basket Club Gries Oberhoffen jersey in Pro B, the French silver category.
Words from Josep Franch:
“I am very excited about this new stage in my sports career. I have been following the Girona Basketball project from a distance and the growth it is having for a long time. I want to get to work hard under Carlos’ orders and helping the club grow by providing experience and ambition to be better every day. I hope soon to be able to enjoy the Fontajau atmosphere and get the fans to get hooked on the team and help us in this new season. Hands on Girona! “