Saša Obradović

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Saša Obradović
Saša Obradović.jpg
Alba Berlin
Position Head coach
League Basketball Bundesliga
Euroleague
Personal information
Born (1969-01-29) January 29, 1969 (age 46)
Belgrade, Serbia, Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Pro career 1987–2005
Position Guard
Career history
As player:
1987–1993 Crvena zvezda
1993–1994 Limoges
1994 Crvena zvezda
1994–1997 Alba Berlin
1997–1999 Virtus Roma (Calze Pompea)
1999–2000 Crvena zvezda
2000–2001 Budućnost
2001–2005 RheinEnergie Köln
As coach:
2005–2008 RheinEnergie Köln
2008–2009 Kyiv
2009 Turów Zgorzelec
2010–2012 Donetsk
2012–present Alba Berlin

Saša Obradović (Serbian Cyrillic: Саша Обрадовић; born January 29, 1969) is a Serbian basketball coach and former player. He currently serves as the head coach of Alba Berlin in Germany.

Playing career[edit]

At club level, Obradović played for Crvena zvezda, CSKA Moscow, Limoges, Alba Berlin, Calze Pompea Roma, Budućnost Podgorica and RheinEnergie Köln until his retirement in 2005.

In April 2001, during his time with Budućnost, Obradović got into a fistfight with teammate Milenko Topić during a practice session and got suspended by the club.[1] They soon parted ways.

With the Yugoslav national team, Obradović won three EuroBasket gold medals and one bronze. He also won the gold medal at the 1998 FIBA World Championship in Greece.

Coaching career[edit]

Immediately after his retirement as a basketball player, Obradović was appointed as the head coach of RheinEnergie Köln, where he served until 2008. He also coached at Kyiv, Turów Zgorzelec and Donetsk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ SASA OBRADOVIC SUSPENDED;BeoBasket, 16 April 2001

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