Lolo Sainz

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Manuel "Lolo" Sainz Márquez, born 28 August 1940 in Tetuan, is a Spanish former basketball player and coach. Sainz spent most of his career with Real Madrid, either as a player, or a coach. He did however, also coach the Spanish national team, between 1993 and 2001. On 3 February 2008, he was chosen as one of the 50 most influential personalities to European club basketball, over the last half-century, by the Euroleague Basketball Experts Committee.[1]

Playing career[edit]

As a player with Real Madrid, Sainz won 4 European Champions Cup (Euroleague) titles (1964, 1965 1967, 1968).

Coaching career[edit]

As a head coach with Real Madrid, Sainz won 2 European Champions Cup (Euroleague) titles (1978, 1980).

He was also the coach of the Spanish national team, between 1993 and 2001.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Euroleague official website, Experts decide European Club Basketball's 50 greatest contributors". 

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