Goran Rakočević (Serbian Cyrillic: Горан Ракочевић; born March 1, 1951), is a former Serbian professional basketball player. He is a father of Igor Rakočević, a Serbian professional basketball executive and former player.
|Born||1 March 1951|
Belgrade, PR Serbia, FPR Yugoslavia
|NBA draft||1973 / Undrafted|
|Career highlights and awards|
Rakočević spent entire playing career in Crvena zvezda of the Yugoslav Basketball League, where he played during 1970s. His teammates were Zoran Slavnić, Dragan Kapičić, Ljubodrag Simonović, Dragiša Vučinić and Vladimir Cvetković among others. With them he won the National Championships, three National Cups and the 1974 FIBA European Cup Winners' Cup (nowadays Saporta Cup).
National team careerEdit
He married Vesna Strahinjić and they have a son and a daughter. His son Igor (born 1978) is a former professional basketball player who started his career in Crvena zvezda, also. Igor is a two-time All-Euroleague Team member and three-time Alphonso Ford Trophy winner and won 2002 FIBA World Championship and 2001 EuroBasket representing FR Yugoslavia national team.