Julio Lamas

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Julio Lamas
Obras Sanitarias
Position Head coach
League Argentine League
Personal information
Born (1964-06-09) June 9, 1964 (age 51)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nationality Argentine
Coaching career 1987–present
Career history
As coach:
1987–1988 S.C. Cañadense (Assistant)
1988–1992 S.C. Cañadense
1992–1995 Venado Tuerto
1995–1997 Boca Juniors
1997–1999 Argentina
1997 Argentina Under-22
1999–2000 Saski Baskonia
2000–2001 Obras Sanitarias
2001–2003 Lucentum Alicante
2003–2004 Real Madrid
2004–2007 Ben Hur Rafaela
2007–2009 Libertad Sunchales
2008 Argentina (Assistant)
2010–2014 Argentina
2010–present Obras Sanitarias
Career highlights and awards

As coach:

Julio César Lamas (born June 9, 1964) is an Argentine professional basketball coach. He is currently the head coach of both the senior men's Argentine national team and Obras Sanitarias of the Argentine League.

Club coaching career[edit]


Lamas has won 3 Argentine League championships, in 1997 with Boca Juniors, in 2005 with Ben Hur, and in 2008 with Libertad de Sunchales.[1] He also won the South American League with Ben Hur in 2006.


Lamas also coached in Spain. He coached in the Spanish League with Tau Cerámica (1999–2000), and in the Spanish 2nd Division with Lucentum Alicante, with which he won the Spanish 2nd Division league championship, and the Spanish 2nd tier cup competition, the Copa Príncipe, in 2002. He also coached in the Spanish League with Real Madrid (2003–2004).

Argentine national team[edit]

Lamas coached the senior men's Argentine national team at the 1998 FIBA World Championship. He was also the assistant coach to Sergio Hernández on the Argentine 2008 Olympics team that won the bronze medal.[1] On December 16, 2010, his return to the head coach position of the Argentine national team was officially announced, as he replaced Sergio Hernández.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Argentinean Assistant National Team Coach Julio Lamas To Speak AT NABC Convention In Indianapolis". USA Basketball. Retrieved 12 December 2010. 
  2. ^ "Lamas desembarca en la selección". Cancha Llena (in Spanish). 2010-12-16. Retrieved 2010-12-16. 

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