Pedro Ferrándiz

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Pedro Ferrándiz
Personal information
Born (1928-11-20) 20 November 1928 (age 90)
Alicante, Spain
NationalitySpanish
PositionHead coach
Career history
As coach:
1955–1957Real Madrid (juniors)
1957–1959Hesperia
1959–1962Real Madrid
1964–1965Spain
1964–1965Real Madrid
1966–1975Real Madrid
Career highlights and awards
As head coach:
Basketball Hall of Fame as coach
FIBA Hall of Fame as coach

Pedro Ferrándiz González (born 20 November 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.

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

Coaching career[edit]

Ferrándiz holds a record 12 titles in the Spanish League, 4 titles in the FIBA European Champions Cup (now called EuroLeague) and 11 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 Spanish Coach of the Year in 1975.

He was the head coach of the senior Spain national basketball team, from 1964 to 1965. He coached Spain at the EuroBasket 1965.

Titles won[edit]

  • FIBA European Champions Cup (EuroLeague) Champion: 1964–65, 1966–67, 1967–68, 1973–74
  • 12× Spanish League Champion: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975
  • 11× Spanish King's Cup Winner: 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1967, 1970, 1971, 1972, 1973, 1974, 1975

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