Dragan Godžić

Dragan Godžić (Serbian Cyrillic: Драган Гоџић; 14 April 1927 – 23 June 1988[1]) was a Serbian basketball player and coach. He represented the Yugoslavia national basketball team internationally.

Dragan Godžić
Personal information
Born(1927-04-14)14 April 1927
Belgrade, Kingdom of SCS
Died23 June 1988(1988-06-23) (aged 61)
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Career information
NBA draft1949 / Undrafted
Playing career1946–1955
Number9
Career history
As player:
1946–1948Crvena zvezda
1947Metalac Beograd
1950Železničar Beograd
1951–1955Crvena zvezda
As coach:
1947Železničar Beograd (youth)
1961Crvena zvezda Ladies

Godžić was a member of the first managing board of the Crvena zvezda basketball club.[2]

Playing careerEdit

Godžić played for a Belgrade-based team Crvena zvezda of the Yugoslav First League. During the time with Crvena zvezda he won seven Yugoslav Championships.[3]

National team careerEdit

Godžić was a member of the Yugoslavia national basketball team that participated at the 1953 European Championship in Moscow, the Soviet Union. Over two tournament games, he averaged two points per game.[4] He was a member of the team at the 1954 FIBA World Championship in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Over five tournament games, he averaged 6.8 points per game.[5]

Career achievements and awardsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dragan Godžić" (PDF). okkbeograd.org.rs. Retrieved 4 May 2020.
  2. ^ "Uprave KK Crvena zvezda". mojacrvenazvezda.net. Retrieved 27 June 2019.
  3. ^ Varljiva vrednost titule, KOŠ Magazin
  4. ^ Dragan Godžić at 1953 Eurobasket
  5. ^ "Dragan Godžić at 1954 FIBA World Championship". fiba.com. Retrieved 26 June 2019.