|League||VTB United League
September 1, 1957 |
Bijelo Polje, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|NBA draft||1979 / Undrafted|
|2014–2015||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach
As a player he started his career in KK Jedinstvo - Bijelo Polje. He played for Budućnost, Jugoplastika Split, Valvi Girona, Limoges CSP and Fribourg Olympic. With Jugoplastika he won two consecutive Euroleagues in 1989 and 1990.
His coaching career started in Sisley Fribourg in season 1993-94 where he was both player and assistant coach. In 1994-1995 he was assistant coach of Valvi Girona. Since then he has been head coach of Fribourg Olympic (1995–1999), Switzerland national basketball team (1997–2000), CSP Limoges (1999–2000), TAU Cerámica (2000–2005), FC Barcelona (2005-2008), from which he resigned on 14 February 2008.
On June 10, 2014, Ivanović signed a two-year contract with the Greek League team Panathinaikos. On 3 May 2015, after home game 66–77 loss to arch rivals Olympiacos, he parted ways with the team.
Awards and accomplishments
As a coach he won Korać Cup with Limoges CSP in 2000 and was twice finalist of Euroleague Basketball with TAU Cerámica in 2001 and 2005. Regarding national competitions he won 3 Swiss Leagues (1996–97, 1997–98 and 1998–99) and 2 Swiss Cups (1997–98 and 1998–99) with Fribourg Olympic; 1 French League and 1 French Cup (1999-2000), with Limoges CSP, and 2 Spanish Leagues (2001-2002, 2009-2010) and 4 Spanish Cups (2001-2002, 2003-2004 and 2008-2009 with Baskonia, and 2006-07 with Winterthur FC Barcelona). On April 5, 2015 he won the Greek Cup with Panathinaikos.
He also took part in Montenegrin independence campaign (pro-independent side).
- Dusko Ivanovic deja de ser entrenador del Caja Laboral Saski Baskonia, 18 November 2012
- Dusko Ivanovic for two years
- "Ivanović napustio Panatinaikos". b92.net (in Serbian). Tanjug. Retrieved 3 May 2015.
- "Dusko Ivanovic, BC Khimki new coach". BC Khimki. Archived from the original on March 15, 2016. Retrieved March 15, 2016.