|FC Bayern Munich|
August 28, 1949 |
Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (196 cm)|
|Pro playing career||1967–1979|
|2004–2006||Virtus Roma (Lottomatica)|
|2006–2007||CB Girona (Akasvayu)|
|2008–2009||Red Star Belgrade|
|2010–2011||Valencia BC (Power Electronics)|
|2011–2012||Red Star Belgrade|
Svetislav Pešić (Serbian Cyrillic: Светислав Пешић) (born August 28, 1949 in Novi Sad, Serbia, is a former Serbian professional basketball player, and a present day Serbian basketball coach of Bayern Munich.
Pešić is also one of the most successful European basketball coaches.
He led a Yugoslavia junior team, that featured future international stars Vlade Divac, Saša Đorđević, Toni Kukoč, and Dino Rađa to victory in the 1987 FIBA World Junior Championship (later split into separate under-19 and under-21 events), defeating the USA twice during the tournament. With the Yugoslavia senior side, Pešić won the 2002 FIBA World Championship, held in Indianapolis, and EuroBasket 2001 (organized by Turkey), and he also won EuroBasket 1993 (organized by Germany), as head coach of Germany.
As head coach:
- National Championships:
- National Cups:
- European Cups:
- National Team:
Notes and references
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