Juan Manuel López Iturriaga

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Juan Manuel López Iturriaga
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Juanma López Iturriaga in 2013
Personal information
Born (1959-02-04) February 4, 1959 (age 59)
Bilbao, Basque Country, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Position Shooting guard / Small forward
Career history
1975–1976 Loyola Indautxu
1976–1988 Real Madrid
1988–1990 Cajabilbao

Juan Manuel "Juanma" López Iturriaga (born 4 February 1959) is a Spanish retired professional basketball player. He played shooting guard and small forward and appeared in a total of 90 games with the Spain national basketball team, winning a silver medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.[1]


In 1975–76, Iturriaga played for Loyola Indautxu in national competition, to join the following Real Madrid, the club he would stay with until the year 1987–88.


Juan Manuel López Iturriaga has become a sports consultant on Spanish TV channels, commenting on the games of the Spanish team, working in newspapers such as El País and Gigantes del Basket. After his playing career, he began a career as a television host on Telemadrid, ETB 2, Telecinco and La Sexta,


  1. ^ Wallechinsky, David. The Complete Book of the Summer Olympics: Sydney 2000 Edition, p. 283. Overlook Press, 2000. ISBN 1-58567-046-4.

Fibaeurope.com profile
(in Spanish) Spanish Olympic Committee

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