Federico Van Lacke

Federico Martín Van Lacke Falco (born 26 June 1980 in Santa Fe, Argentina) is an Argentine professional basketball player who plays for Juaristi ISB of the LEB Plata.

Federico Van Lacke
Federico Van Lacke (2011).JPG
Van Lacke with CB Valladolid in 2011
Juaristi ISB
PositionShooting guard
LeagueLEB Plata
Personal information
Born (1980-06-26) June 26, 1980 (age 40)
Santa Fe, Argentina
NationalityArgentine / Spanish
Listed height1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Listed weight187 lb (85 kg)
Career information
Playing career1998–present
Career history
1998–1999Atlético Echagüe
2002–2003Cantabria Lobos
2004–2005Villa de Los Barrios
2005–2007Ciudad de Huelva
2011–2012Joventut Badalona
2012–2013Boca Juniors
2013–2014Obras Sanitarias
2015–2017Ciclista Olímpico
2017–2019Gipuzkoa Basket

Professional careerEdit

Trained in Regatas de Santa Fe, Van Lacke signed his first professional contract with Atlético Echagüe of the Argentine Second Division in 1998. After spending three seasons in the club of Paraná, he moved to Spain for playing with Cantabria Lobos of the LEB Oro.

He played five seasons in the Spanish second league before making his debut in Liga ACB, the top league, with CB Granada in 2007. One year later, Van Lacke signs with CB Valladolid, relegated to LEB Oro, where he helps the team to promote to Liga ACB[1] and to qualify it to the 2010 Copa del Rey. In the three seasons that he spent in Valladolid, he was claimed Player of the Month in January 2010.[2]

In 2012, and after playing in seven teams in ten years, he comes back to Argentina for playing with Boca Juniors. Two years later, in 2014, he spends one more season in Spain with Estudiantes before continuing playing in Argentina with Ciclista Olímpico.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

Since October 2009, Van Lacke attained the dual Spanish-Argentine citizenship.[4]


With CB ValladolidEdit

Awards and accomplishmentsEdit


  1. ^ "LEB Oro - J.33: Valladolid logra el ascenso con Fede Van Lacke como estrella" [LEB Oro, round 33: Valladolid promotes with Fede Van Lacke as star] (in Spanish). Solobasket. 9 May 2009.
  2. ^ "Federico Van Lacke, MVP del mes de Enero" [Federico Van Lacke, MVP of the month of January] (in Spanish). ACB.com. 2 February 2010.
  3. ^ "Fede Van Lacke regresa a Argentina de la mano del Olímpico La Banda" (in Spanish). ACB.com. 8 September 2015.
  4. ^ ""Soy consciente de que no jugaré con España"" (in Spanish). Fede Van Lacke. 30 October 2009.

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