Laia Palau

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Laia Palau
Laia Palau (cropped).JPG
No. 9 – ZVVZ UŠK Prague
Position Guard
League Czech Women's Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1979-09-10) September 10, 1979 (age 37)
Barcelona, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Career information
College University of Barcelona
Playing career 1997–present
Career history
1997–2002 Universitari de Barcelona
2003–2004 CBF Universitari de Barcelona
2004–2006 Bourges Basket
2006–2012 Ros Casares Valencia
2012–2013 CCC Polkowice
2013–present USK Praha
Career highlights and awards
This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Palau and the second or maternal family name is Altés.

Laia Palau Altés (born September 10, 1979) is a Spanish professional basketball player, currently playing for USK Praha.


Palau began her professional career with Universitari de Barcelona in 1997, and continued to play with CBF Universitari de Barcelona through 2004.[1] In 2004, she joined with Bourges Basket, and played with them through 2006.

She played for Ros Casares Valencia between 2006 and 2012. In PLKK season 2012/13 she joined for CCC Polkowice and won Championship's title and Polish Cup as well.[2] With CCC she participated in EuroLeague Women 2012–13 reaching Final Eight and ranked #1 overall in Assists (6.4), #2 overall in Turnovers (3.8) and #2 overall in Minutes (36.2).[3]

In season 2013, she signed with USK Praha with whom she won the 2014–15 EuroLeague Women.