Veselin Petrović (basketball)

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Veselin Petrović
Mega Bemax
Position Assistant coach
League Adriatic League
Basketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1977-07-01) July 1, 1977 (age 41)
Sarajevo, SR Bosnia and Herzegovina, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Serbian
Listed height 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Listed weight 109 kg (240 lb)
Career information
NBA draft 1999 / Undrafted
Playing career 1993–2014
Position Small forward / Shooting guard
Number 4, 5, 7, 10
Coaching career 2015–present
Career history
As player:
1993–1995 Vojvodina
1995–1999 FMP Železnik
1999–2002 Partizan
2002–2003 FMP Železnik
2003–2004 Budućnost Podgorica
2004–2005 Verviers-Pepinster
2005–2014 Oostende
As coach:
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.

Playing career[edit]

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.

Trophies won[edit]

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.

Coaching career[edit]

Petrović has been working as an assistant coach of the Serbian team Mega Bemax since 2015–16 season.[1]


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