Milenko Topić

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Milenko Topić
Milenko Topić KK Crvena zvezda 20171219 (cropped).jpg
Topić in December 2017.
Crvena zvezda mts
Position Assistant coach
League ABA League
Basketball League of Serbia
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1969-03-06) March 6, 1969 (age 49)
Pančevo, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 2.04 m (6 ft 8 12 in)
Listed weight 99 kg (218 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Playing career 1988–2008
Position Power forward
Number 14, 15
Coaching career 2015–present
Career history
As player:
1988–1991 Sloga Banatsko Novo Selo
1991–1995 Profikolor
1995–1997 BFC Beočin
1997–1999 Crvena zvezda
1999–2001 Budućnost Podgorica
2001–2002 Montepaschi Siena
2002–2003 Hemofarm
2003–2004 Olimpia Milano
2004–2007 Hemofarm
2007–2008 Rethymno
As coach:
2015–2016 SZTE-Szedeák (assistant)
2017–present Crvena zvezda (assistant)
2018 Crvena zvezda (interim)

Milenko Topić (Serbian Cyrillic: Миленко Топић; born March 6, 1969) is a Serbian basketball coach and former player. He currently works as an assistant coach for Crvena zvezda of the Basketball League of Serbia, the ABA League and the EuroCup.

Playing career[edit]

Topić played at the power forward position for several clubs in his country and abroad, in Italy and Greece. Topić was also a member of the Yugoslav national team at four major tournaments during the 1990s.[1]

Coaching career[edit]

Topić spent the 2015–16 season working as an assistant coach for the Hungarian team SZTE-Szedeák.

On July 21, 2017, Topić joined Crvena zvezda coaching staff after Serbian coach Dušan Alimpijević become their head coach for the 2017–18 season.[2] On May 8 2018, he became a interim head coach for the Zvezda after Alimpijević was sacked.[3][4] On May 10, he made his debut in a 84–74 home win against Borac Čačak.[5] In July 2018, Milan Tomić became the head coach for Crvena zvezda while Topić was moved back to the assistant coach role.

Career achievements and awards[edit]

As head coach
As assistant coach
As player
Individual

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Čovek koga veliki uspesi i sportska slava nisu promenili". prastanjeuspeha.rs. Retrieved 7 May 2018.
  2. ^ Dusan Alimpijevic is the new coach of Crvena Zvezda
  3. ^ "NOVI ZVEZDIN TRENER Ko je Milenko Topić, miljenik navijača i čovek koji je pobedio Olimpijakos u Beogradu". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  4. ^ "SMENA ALIMPIJEVIĆA Topić vodi Zvezdu do daljeg". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 8 May 2018.
  5. ^ "TOPIĆ DEBITOVAO POBEDOM Zvezda nadigrala Borac za prvo mesto u Superligi!". sport.blic.rs. Retrieved 10 May 2018.

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