Lautaro López

Lautaro Tomas López (born 8 January 1999) is an Argentine professional basketball player who last played for Borac Čačak of the Basketball League of Serbia and the ABA League.

Lautaro López
Free agent
PositionPoint guard
Personal information
Born (1999-01-08) 8 January 1999 (age 23)
Resistencia, Argentina
NationalityArgentine
Listed height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Listed weight81 kg (179 lb)
Career information
NBA draft2021 / Undrafted
Playing career2016–present
Career history
2016–2017San Lorenzo
2017–2019Baskonia II
2019–2020Kirolbet Baskonia
2020–2021Inter Bratislava
2021–2022Borac Čačak
Career highlights and awards

Playing careerEdit

In February 2018, López joined the Basketball Without Borders Global Camp in New Orleans, US.[1]

López made his EuroLeague debut with Kirolbet Baskonia on 26 December 2019 in a 102–77 loss to Anadolu Efes, recording 2 assists in 3 minutes.[2]

In May 2021, López signed a contract with Borac Čačak for the 2021 BLS playoffs.[3] On 6 June, he signed a contract extension with Borac for the 2021–22 season.[4][5][6]

National team careerEdit

López was a member of the Argentina U16 national team that won the bronze medal at the 2015 FIBA Americas Under-16 Championship in Bahia Blanca, Argentina. Over five tournament games, he averaged 17.8 points, 3.8 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game. He was a member of the Argentina U17 team that finished 13th at the 2016 FIBA Under-17 World Championship in Zaragoza, Spain. Over seven tournament games, he averaged team-high 17.1 points, 6.7 rebounds, and 2.7 assists per game.[7] López was a member of the Argentina U18 team that finished 5th at the 2016 FIBA Americas Under-18 Championship in Valdivia, Chile. Over five tournament games, he averaged 6.6 points, 2.4 rebounds, and 2.8 assists per game.[8] He was a member of the Argentina U19 national team that finished 8th at the 2017 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup in Cairo, Egypt. Over seven tournament games, he averaged 7.6 points, 4.3 rebounds, and 3.3 assists per game.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NBA announces field of top international prospects for third Basketball without Borders global camp". pr.nba.com. 7 February 2017. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  2. ^ "KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz 77 Anadolu Efes Istanbul 102 December 06, 2019 CET: 21:00". euroleague.net. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Nekadašnji mladi reprezentativci Argentine i Srbije na probi u Borcu". moravainfo.rs. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Argentinska krv podizaće tribine kraj Morave na noge: Lautaro u Borcu iz Čačka i naredne godine". telegraf.rs. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Argentinac ostaje u Čačku: Borac produžio sa Lautarom". nova.rs. 6 June 2021. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  6. ^ "Borac extended with Lautaro Lopez". aba-liga.com. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  7. ^ "2016 U16, #10 Lautaro LOPEZ, Point Guard". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  8. ^ "2016, U18 ARG, Lautaro LOPEZ, Guard". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 24 July 2021.
  9. ^ "2017 U19 ARG, Lautaro LOPEZ, #10 Guard". fiba.basketball. Retrieved 24 July 2021.

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