Saša Obradović

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Saša Obradović
Saša Obradović.jpg
Obradović with Donetsk in 2012
Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar
Position Head coach
League VTB United League
EuroCup
Personal information
Born (1969-01-29) January 29, 1969 (age 48)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 86 kg (190 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1991 / Undrafted
Playing career 1987–2005
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2005–present
Career history
As player:
1987–1993 Crvena zvezda
1993–1994 Limoges
1994 Crvena zvezda
1994–1997 ALBA Berlin
1997–1999 Virtus Roma
1999–2000 Crvena zvezda
2000–2001 Budućnost
2001–2005 RheinEnergie Köln
As coach:
2005–2008 RheinEnergie Köln
2008–2009 Kyiv
2009 Turów Zgorzelec
2010–2012 Donetsk
2012–2016 ALBA Berlin
2016–present Lokomotiv Kuban

Saša Obradović (Serbian Cyrillic: Саша Обрадовић; born January 29, 1969) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player. He is currently the head coach of Lokomotiv Kuban.

Playing career[edit]

At club level, Obradović played for Crvena zvezda, Limoges, Alba Berlin, Virtus Roma, Budućnost Podgorica and RheinEnergie Köln until his retirement in 2005.

In April 2001, during his time with Budućnost, Obradović got into a fistfight with teammate Milenko Topić during a practice session and got suspended by the club.[1] They soon parted ways.

With the Yugoslav national team, Obradović won three EuroBasket gold medals and one bronze. He also won the gold medal at the 1998 FIBA World Championship in Greece and an Olympic silver medal in 1996.

Coaching career[edit]

Immediately after his retirement as a basketball player, Obradović was appointed as the head coach of RheinEnergie Köln, where he served until 2008. He also coached at Kyiv, Turów Zgorzelec and Donetsk. After coaching those teams, he joined ALBA Berlin in 2012. On May 23, 2016, it was announced that Obradović would leave ALBA.[2]

In November 2016, Obradović signed as head coach for Lokomotiv Kuban of the Russian VTB United League.[3]

Honors[edit]

As player:

As head coach:

References[edit]

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