Ivanović as Baskonia head coach in 2011
|League||Turkish Super League|
|Born||September 1, 1957|
Bijelo Polje, PR Montenegro, FPR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|Listed weight||210 lb (95 kg)|
|NBA draft||1979 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|1993–1994||Fribourg Olympic (player-assistant coach)|
|2014–2016||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Career highlights and awards|
As head coach
Professional playing career
As a player, Ivanović started his career with KK Jedinstvo - Bijelo Polje. He played with Budućnost, Jugoplastika, Valvi Girona, Limoges CSP, and Fribourg Olympic. With Jugoplastika, he won two consecutive EuroLeague championships, in 1989 and 1990.
Ivanović's coaching career started with Sisley Fribourg, in the 1993–94 season, where he was both a player and an assistant coach, working as a player-coach. In the 1994–95 season, he was an assistant coach of Valvi Girona. After that, he was the head coach of Fribourg Olympic (1995–1999), the senior Swiss national basketball team (1997–2000), CSP Limoges (1999–2000), TAU Cerámica (2000–2005), and 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 a 66–77 home game loss to Panathinaikos' arch rivals, Olympiacos, he parted ways with the team. On March 15, 2016, Ivanović was hired as the new head coach of the Russian club Khimki. On June 29, 2017, he parted ways with Khimki. On August 20, 2018, he signed a one year deal with Beşiktaş.
|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.
|Tau Ceramica||2000–01||22||15||7||.682||Lost in the Finals|
|Tau Ceramica||2001–02||20||13||7||.650||Eliminated in Top 16 stage|
|Tau Ceramica||2002–03||19||10||9||.526||Eliminated in Top 16 stage|
|Tau Ceramica||2003–04||20||13||7||.650||Eliminated in Top 16 stage|
|Tau Ceramica||2004–05||24||13||11||.542||Lost in the final game|
|FC Barcelona||2005–06||25||14||11||.560||Lost in 3rd place game|
|FC Barcelona||2006–07||23||14||9||.609||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|FC Barcelona||2007–08||14||9||5||.643||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Tau Ceramica||2008–09||21||14||7||.667||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Caja Laboral||2009–10||20||11||9||.550||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Caja Laboral||2010–11||20||10||10||.500||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Caja Laboral||2011–12||10||5||5||.500||Eliminated in regular season|
|Laboral Kutxa||2012–13||28||13||15||.464||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Panathinaikos||2014–15||28||13||15||.464||Eliminated in quarterfinals|
|Khimki||2015–16||4||2||2||.500||Eliminated in Top 16 stage|
Awards and accomplishments
- 3× Swiss League Champion: 1997, 1998, 1999
- 2× Swiss Cup Winner: 1997, 1998
- FIBA Korać Cup Champion: 2000
- French League Champion: 2000
- French Cup Winner: 2000
- French League Best Coach: 2000
- 2× EuroLeague Runner-up: 2001, 2005
- AEEB Spanish Coach of the Year: 2001
- 2× Spanish League Champion: 2002, 2010
- 4× Spanish Cup Winner: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2009
- Spanish Supercup Winner: 2008
- Spanish League Best Coach: 2009
- Greek Cup Winner: 2015
Ivanović took part in the Montenegrin independence campaign (pro-independent side).
- Dusko Ivanovic deja de ser entrenador del Caja Laboral Archived 2013-12-19 at the Wayback Machine 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.
- "Dusko Ivanovic, Khimki Moscow part ways". Sportando.com. 29 June 2017. Retrieved 29 June 2017.
- Dusko Ivanovic named new head coach of Besiktas