Dušan Alimpijević

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Dušan Alimpijević
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Alimpijević coaching Crvena zvezda in October 2017.
Personal information
Born (1986-03-09) March 9, 1986 (age 33)
Lazarevac, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
PositionHead coach
Coaching career2008–present
Career history
As coach:
2008–2011Novi Sad (assistant)
2011–2013Vojvodina Srbijagas (assistant)
2013–2015Vojvodina Srbijagas
2014Serbia U20 (assistant)
2015–2017Spartak Subotica
2017–2018Crvena zvezda

Dušan Alimpijević (Serbian Cyrillic: Душан Алимпијевић; born March 9, 1986) is a Serbian basketball coach.

Coaching career[edit]

Early years[edit]

Alimpijević coached Vojvodina Srbijagas from Novi Sad and Spartak from Subotica of the Basketball League of Serbia. In 2017, he coached FMP for the 2016–17 Serbia Super League and finished on the second place.

Crvena zvezda[edit]

On July 21, 2017, Alimpijević was named a head coach of the Belgrade team Crvena zvezda.[1][2][3] He made his Adriatic League debut as head coach on October 1 in an 88–77 home win over the Mornar Bar.[4] On October 13, he made his EuroLeague debut in a 76–78 road loss from the Žalgiris Kaunas.[5] In the EuroLeague Round 2 on October 20, 2017, he made his first EuroLeague win in a home game against FC Barcelona Lassa.[6] Crvena zvezda was eliminated in the regular season of 2017–18 EuroLeague with 11–19 record. In April 2018, Crvena zvezda as the defending champions of the ABA League lost the title to Budućnost Podgorica with 3–1 record in the finals series,[7] thus way failing to secure a spot in 2018–19 EuroLeague. In May 2018, he was sacked by the club after a series of bad results.[8]

Alimpijević got his first taste of the NBA through Summer League coaching stint in 2018 season with Dallas Mavericks.[9][10]

Avtodor Saratov[edit]

On November 19, 2018, Alimpijević was named a head coach of the Russian team Avtodor Saratov.[11][12] Avtodor Saratov parted ways with him on January 30, 2019.[13]

Coaching record[edit]

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.


Team Year G W L W–L% Result
Crvena zvezda 2017–18 30 11 19 .367 Eliminated in regular season
Career 30 11 19 .367

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Dusan Alimpijevic is the new coach of Crvena Zvezda". eurohoops.net. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  2. ^ "Zvezda finds new coach in Alimpijevic". euroleague.net. Retrieved 8 October 2017.
  3. ^ "NASLEDIO RADONJIĆA Čović: Alimpijević novi trener Zvezde!". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 8 October 2017. (in Serbian)
  4. ^ "Alimpijević: Meč sa Mornarom je išao gore-dole, takva će biti cela sezona". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 8 October 2017. (in Serbian)
  5. ^ "Zalgiris survives a thriller against Zvezda". euroleague.net. Retrieved 14 October 2017.
  6. ^ "Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade 90-82 FC Barcelona Lassa, October 20, 2017". euroleague.net. Retrieved 21 October 2017.
  7. ^ Pavlović, A. (14 April 2018). "Budućnost osvojila ABA ligu". danas.rs (in Serbian). Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  8. ^ "Alimpijević nije više trener Zvezde!". b92.net (in Serbian). 7 May 2018. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  9. ^ "ODLAZI PREKO BARE: Alimpijević NA PUTU za AMERIKU! Dalas je STANICA". srbijadanas.com. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Srbi u NBA Letnjoj ligi – Alimpijević kao Milojević i Obradović". b92.net. Retrieved 24 June 2018.
  11. ^ "Dusan Alimpijevic Is New Avtodor Head Coach". avtodor.ru. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  12. ^ "SRBIN NA KLUPI RUSKOG KLUBA Nekadašnji trener košarkaša Crvene zvezde novi trener Avtodora". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 19 November 2018.
  13. ^ "Rastanak Alimpijevića i Avtodora". novosti.rs. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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