Veselin Petrović (basketball)
Basketball League of Serbia
July 1, 1977|
Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)|
|Listed weight||109 kg (240 lb)|
|NBA draft||1999 / Undrafted|
|Position||Small forward / Shooting guard|
|Number||4, 5, 7, 10|
|2015–present||Mega Bemax (assistant)|
|Career highlights and awards|
Veselin Petrović (Serbian Cyrillic: Веселин Петровић; born July 1, 1977) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player. He currently works as an assistant coach of the Serbian team Mega Bemax.
Petrović grew up with the Bosna Sarajevo youth teams. In 1993, he moved to KK Vojvodina, where he played for two seasons. He then moved to FMP Železnik, where he played for 4 years. In 1999, he signed with Partizan Belgrade, where he won three trophies. Later, he played another season with FMP Železnik, and one season with Budućnost. In 2004, he went to Belgium, and played one season with Verviers-Pepinster. He then moved to the Belgian club Oostende, where he played until 2014.
Petrović was a member of the senior men's FR Yugoslavia national basketball team at the EuroBasket 2001, where he won a gold medal. With Partizan Belgrade, he won the 2001–02 season Yugoslav National League championship. In 2000 and 2002, he won the Serbian Cup. With FMP Železnik, he also won the Serbian Cup in 1997. With Oostende, where he began playing in 2005, he won the Belgian League championship in 2006, 2007, 2012, and 2013. He also won the Belgian Cup in 2008, 2010, and 2013.
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