Zoran Sretenović

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Zoran Sretenović
Personal information
Born (1964-08-05) August 5, 1964 (age 55)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Listed height1.89 m (6 ft 2 in)
Career information
NBA draft1986 / Undrafted
Playing career1985–2001
PositionPoint guard
Number4
Coaching career2001–present
Career history
As player:
1985–1986Crvena zvezda
1986–1991Jugoplastika
1991–1992Bamberg
1992–1993Olympique Antibes
1993–1994Partizan
1994–1995Borovica Ruma
1995–1996Crvena zvezda
1996–1997Borovica Ruma
1997–1998Radnički Belgrade
1998–2001Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski
As coach:
2001–2002Budućnost Podgorica
2004–2005Hemofarm (assistant)
2006–2007Železničar Inđija
2007–2008Igokea
2008Vojvodina Srbijagas
2009–2010Železničar Inđija
2010–2011Polpharma Starogard Gdański
2013AZS Koszalin
2015–2016Stal Ostrów Wielkopolski
Career highlights and awards

Zoran Sretenović (Serbian Cyrillic: Зоран Сретеновић, born August 5, 1964) is a Serbian basketball coach and former player.

Playing career[edit]

Sretenović played for several clubs in his country and abroad, most notably with Jugoplastika/Pop 84 from Split where he won three European Champion Cups, usually in the starting lineup. In the third of those title games, in Paris against F.C. Barcelona, Sretenovic became the second of only three players, and the only European ever, to play all 40 minutes of a Final Four title game for the winning team.[1] He also won championships and cups of Germany, four titles, two Cups and two Supercups of Yugoslavia.[2]

National team career[edit]

Sretenović was a member of the Yugoslavia national cadet team at the 1981 European Championship for Cadets in Greece. Over six tournament games, he averaged 7.0 points per game.[3]

Sretenović was a member of the Yugoslavia national basketball team (representing SFR Yugoslavia) that won the gold medal at the 1991 FIBA European Championship in Rome, Italy. Over five tournament games, he averaged 3.8 points per game.[4]

Sretenović was a member of the Yugoslavia national team (representing FR Yugoslavia) that won the gold medal at EuroBasket 1995 in Athens, Greece. Over three tournament games, he averaged 1.3 points and 1.3 assists per game.[5]

Coaching career[edit]

Upon retiring, Sretenović entered into a coaching career.

In the 2001-02 season, he became head coach of KK Budućnost Podgorica. He was also the assistant coach to Željko Lukajić at KK Hemofarm in 2005. In 2007-08, he was the head coach of KK Igokea. From July to November 2008, he was the head coach of KK Vojvodina Srbijagas.[6] He later worked in Polpharma Starogard Gdański and AZS Koszalin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Euroleague Basketball. "50 Years interview: Zoran Sretenovic, Jugoplastika". Retrieved 2012-09-30.
  2. ^ YUBAC Basketball Camp. "Guard Camp". Retrieved 2012-09-30.
  3. ^ "Sretenovic at the 1981 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  4. ^ "Sretenovic at EuroBasket 1991". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  5. ^ "Zoran Sretenovic at EuroBasket 1995". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
  6. ^ B92 (2008-07-16). "Sretenović trener KK Vojvodina" (in Serbian). Retrieved 2012-01-19.

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