Mihailo Pavićević

Mihailo Pavićević (Serbian Cyrillic: Михаило Павићевић, born March 15, 1958) is a Montenegrin professional basketball coach and former player. He currently works as the head coach for Mornar of the Montenegrin Basketball League and the ABA League.

Mihailo Pavićević
Mornar Bar
PositionHead coach
LeagueABA League
Montenegrin League
Personal information
Born (1958-03-15) 15 March 1958 (age 64)
Bar, PR Montenegro, Yugoslavia
NationalityMontenegrin
Listed height1.87 m (6 ft 2 in)
Career information
NBA draft1980 / Undrafted
Playing career1976–1989
PositionGuard
Coaching career1989–present
Career history
As player:
1976–1979Mornar
1979–1981Budućnost
1981–1988Mornar
1988–1989Budućnost
1989Omonia Nicosia
As coach:
1989–1996Mornar
1996–1997Crvena zvezda (assistant)
1997, 1998Crvena zvezda
2000–2009Espoon Honka
2011–2013Mornar
2013–2015Liaoning Flying Leopards
2017–presentMornar
Career highlights and awards
As head coach

Playing careerEdit

Pavićević has spent most of his playing career in his native Bar playing for the local team Mornar. On two occasions he played for Budućnost in Podgorica, and he ended his playing career in Omonia Nicosia.[1]

Coaching careerEdit

Pavićević started coaching in 1989 in Mornar, before moving to the Crvena zvezda in 1996. With the Zvezda he won the YUBA League championship in the 1997–98 season.[1]

Between 2000 and 2009, Pavićević led Espoon Honka and won five Finnish championships and two Finnish Cups. He managed to promote several important Finnish players, such as Petteri Koponen, Kimmo Muurinen, and others.

In 2013, Pavićević became the coach of the Chinese club Liaoning Flying Leopards, with whom he had managed to qualify for the playoff finals in the 2014–15 season where they lost from the Beijing Ducks.

Prior to the 2017–18 season, Pavićević became the head coach for Mornar.[2]

National team coaching careerEdit

Between 2011 and 2014, Pavićević was the head coach of the Montenegro national under-20 team.

Personal lifeEdit

His brother is Đorđije Pavićević, a basketball coach and former head coach of Mornar.[2]

His daughter Tamara Pavićević is a fashion blogger.[3]

Career achievementsEdit

As head coach
Individual

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b Čovek koji je Zvezdi doneo poslednju titulu
  2. ^ a b "Rokada na klupi Mornara:Pavićević menja Pavićevića". b92.net. Retrieved 21 November 2017.
  3. ^ "ZAVODI LEPOTOM Tata joj je proslavljeni košarkaš, a ona je odlučila da krene POTPUNO DRUGIM PUTEM (VIDEO)". blic.rs. Retrieved 19 November 2017.