Federico López Camacho (March 26, 1962 – November 6, 2006), better known as Fico López, was a Puerto Rican professional basketball player. He was a member of the Mets de Guaynabo from 1981 to 1997.
|Born||March 26, 1962|
Mexico City, Mexico
|Died||November 6, 2006 (aged 44)|
Guaynabo, Puerto Rico
|Listed height||6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)|
|Listed weight||180 lb (82 kg)|
|1981–1997||Mets de Guaynabo|
|Career highlights and awards|
|Points||6,105 (13.7 ppg)|
|Rebounds||1,926 (4.3 rpg)|
|Assists||2,440 (5.5 apg)|
López was born in Mexico City, Mexico to Cuban parents. His father, Federico López Sr. was a star of Cuban basketball during the 1940s and 1950s. López was one of the star players of the national team of Puerto Rico. He was part of the first national Puerto Rican team to win a game against a national United States team (in Mexico). As a member of the Puerto Rican team he participated at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea.
López died in Guaynabo, Puerto Rico on November 6, 2006 from an apparent heart attack while playing volleyball with his friends in Caparra Country Club, the court that bears his name and where he grew up in sports since the age of 8. López was 44 years old.
- Evans, Hilary; Gjerde, Arild; Heijmans, Jeroen; Mallon, Bill. "Federico López". Olympics at Sports-Reference.com. Sports Reference LLC. Archived from the original on 2011-05-19.
- Statistics in BSN
- Federación de Baloncesto de Puerto Rico - Federico "Fico" Lopez ‹See Tfd›(in Spanish)
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