José Manuel Monsalve

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José Manuel "Moncho" Monsalve (Medina del Campo, Castile and León, Spain, January 1, 1945) is a retired Spanish basketball coach.

Biography[edit]

As a player, he played at Atlético San Sebastián, Real Madrid (1963–1967), SD Kas and CB Girona. He retired in 1971 due to several injuries.

He succeeded Lula Ferreira in 2008, and coached Brazil at the FIBA Americas Championship 2009,[1] where the team won a gold medal. Prior to this, he served stints with several teams of the Spanish Liga ACB and French Ligue Nationale de Basketball.,[2] and also the Castile and León autonomous basketball team.

Monsalve actually coaches the junior squad of CB Murcia.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Brazil team roster. FIBA. Retrieved on January 2, 2010.
  2. ^ Profile at basketpedya.com