|FC Bayern Munich|
August 28, 1949 |
Novi Sad, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)|
|NBA draft||1971 / Undrafted|
|2010–2011||Power Electronics Valencia|
Pešić is also one of the most successful European basketball coaches.
He led a Yugoslavia junior team, that featured future international stars Vlade Divac, Saša Đorđević, Toni Kukoč, and Dino Rađa to victory in the 1987 FIBA World Junior Championship (later split into separate under-19 and under-21 events), defeating the USA twice during the tournament. With the Yugoslavia senior side, Pešić won the 2002 FIBA World Championship, held in Indianapolis, and EuroBasket 2001 (organized by Turkey), and he also won EuroBasket 1993 (organized by Germany), as head coach of Germany.
As head coach:
- National Championships:
- National Cups:
- European Cups:
Notes and references
- Woolf, Alexander (2002). "Sarajevo Airport: Prisoners of War". Big Game, Small World: A Basketball Adventure. New York: Warner Books. pp. 90–107. ISBN 0-446-52601-0.
- Power Electronics makes Pesic new boss!
- "Svetislav Pesic tabbed as new coach for Bayern Munich". court-side.com. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
- "Pešić vodi Bajern do 2017.". b92.net (in Serbian). 28 February 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2015.
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