Slobodan Subotić

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Slobodan "Piksi" Subotić (Serbian: ; Greek: Σλόμπονταν Σούμποτιτς; born August 15, 1956 in Herceg Novi, SR Montenegro, SFR Yugoslavia (now Montenegro))[1] is a retired Slovenian professional basketball player and basketball coach. He also has Greek citizenship, which he obtained to circumvent EU administrative restrictions while playing and coaching there. To be able to get the citizenship, he had to administratively change his name in the eyes of Greek law, and is thus known there as Lefteris Soumpotits (Greek: Λευτέρης Σούμποτιτς).[1] At 2.02 m (6 ft. 7.5 in.), he was a talented swingman, with incredible shooting ability.

Professional playing career[edit]

Subotić helped Aris Thessaloniki qualify for three consecutive Euroleague Final Fours between 1988 and 1990. Subotić followed a successful playing career, working as a coach.

Pro clubs playing career[1][edit]

Coaching career[edit]

After his playing career, Subotić went into coaching. So far, he's been the head coach of: Iraklis, AEK, Panathnaikos, Aris, Olympiacos, Split, and he is currently the head coach of Al Riyadi in the Lebanese Basketball League.

Pro clubs coaching career[1][edit]



  • 5x Greek League Champion: (1986–87, 1987–88, 1988–89, 1989–90, 1990–91)
  • 5x Greek Cup Champion: (1987, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1992)



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