Pedro Ferrándiz

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Pedro Ferrándiz
Personal information
Born (1928-11-20) November 20, 1928 (age 88)
Alicante, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Position Head coach
Career history
As coach:
1955–1957 Real Madrid (juniors)
1957–1959 Hesperia
1959–1962 Real Madrid
1964–1965 Spain
1964–1965 Real Madrid
1966–1975 Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards

As head coach:

Pedro Ferrándiz González (born November 20, 1928, in Alicante, Spain) is a retired Spanish basketball coach. He is most famous for coaching Real Madrid basketball club in the 1960s and 1970s. The International Olympic Committee awarded him the Olympic Order in 1977, and he is the only basketball coach in history to receive the award.

He was enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame in April 2007. He is also a member of the FIBA Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was named one of the 50 Greatest EuroLeague Contributors.

Coaching career[edit]

Ferrándiz won a record 12 titles in the Spanish League, as well as 4 titles in the FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague) and 10 titles in the Spanish King's Cup. His combined record, while coaching Real, was 437–90. He recorded three undefeated Spanish League seasons. He was the AEEB Coach of the Year in 1975.

Titles won[edit]

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