Pablo Laso

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Pablo Laso
PabloLaso Madrid-CB Sevilla marzo 2013.JPG
Laso coaching Real Madrid in 2013.
Real Madrid
Position Head coach
League Liga ACB
EuroLeague
Personal information
Born (1967-10-13) October 13, 1967 (age 50)
Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Listed height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Listed weight 180 lb (82 kg)
Career information
NBA draft 1989 / Undrafted
Playing career 1984–2003
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2003–present
Career history
As player:
1984–1995 Baskonia
1995–1997 Real Madrid
1998–1999 Pallacanestro Trieste
1999 Baloncesto Málaga
1999–2002 Girona
2002 Lleida Bàsquet
2003 Valladolid
As coach:
2003–2004 AB Castelló
2004–2005 Pamesa Valencia
2006–2007 Cantabria Baloncesto
2007–2011 Gipuzkoa
2011–present Real Madrid
2011–present Basque Country
Career highlights and awards

As player:

Spanish League career stats leaders

As head coach:

Pablo Laso Biurrún (born October 13, 1967) is a Spanish professional basketball head coach of the Real Madrid basketball team, and a former professional player.

Professional playing career[edit]

Club career[edit]

Laso played 17,378 minutes (4th most) in 624 games (9th most) in the Liga ACB (the top-tier level Spanish League).[1][2] He holds the ACB records for most career assists (2,896)[3] and most career steals (1,219).[4]

He won the 1995 edition of the Spanish Cup, and was the MVP of the tournament. He also won the championship of the FIBA Saporta Cup's 1996–97 season.

National team career[edit]

Laso played in 61 games with the senior Spanish national team. He played at the EuroBasket 1989, the 1994 FIBA World Championship, and the EuroBasket 1995.[5]

Professional coaching career[edit]

In 2008, Laso led Bruesa GBC,to achieve a league promotion to the Spanish top-tier level Liga ACB.

Laso led Real Madrid to win the EuroLeague championships of the 2014–15 season, and the 2017–18 season. He also led Real Madrid to win 3 Spanish League championships (2013, 2015, 2016), 5 Spanish Cups (2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017), and 3 Spanish Supercups (2012, 2013, 2014).

He also led Real Madrid to win the championship of the 2015 edition of the FIBA Intercontinental Cup.

Head coaching record[edit]

Legend
G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L % Win-loss %

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

EuroLeague[edit]

Team Year G W L W–L% Result
Real Madrid 2011–12 16 12 4 .750 Eliminated in Top 16 stage
2012–13 29 21 8 .724 Lost in the final game
2013–14 31 25 6 .806 Lost in the final game
2014–15 30 24 6 .800 Won Euroleague Championship
2015–16 27 12 15 .444 Eliminated in quarterfinals
2016–17 36 26 10 .722 Lost in 3rd place game
2017–18 36 24 12 .667 Won EuroLeague Championship
Career 205 144 61 .702

Trophies[edit]

As player[edit]

As head coach[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]