Nebojša Ilić (basketball)
Nebojša "Neša" Ilić (Serbian Cyrillic: Небојша "Неша" Илић; born 26 February 1968) is a Serbian basketball executive and former player. He is currently serving as the sports director for Crvena zvezda and the team manager for the Serbia national basketball team.
Nebojša Ilić in 2015
|Crvena zvezda mts Belgrade|
|League||Basketball League of Serbia|
|Born||February 26, 1968|
Belgrade, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
|Listed height||1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)|
|NBA draft||1990 / Undrafted|
|Position||Shooting guard / Small forward|
|Career highlights and awards|
Crvena zvezda (1985–1993, 1995–1997)Edit
Ilić spent most of his professional career in his hometown-based team Crvena zvezda. Ilić holds the Yugoslav Basketball League record for points in one game. On November 21, 1992, in a game against Vojvodina, he scored 71 points and set the league record.
National team careerEdit
Ilić was a member of the Yugoslav cadet team that won the gold medal at the 1985 FIBA Europe Under-16 Championship in Ruse, Bulgaria. Over seven tournament games as the team's leading scorer, he averaged 20.4 points per game. Ilić was a member of the Yugoslavia national under-18 team that won the gold medal at the 1986 FIBA Europe Under-18 Championship in Austria. Over seven tournament games as the team's leading scorer, he averaged 15.0 points per game. Ilić was a member of the Yugoslavia national under-19 team that won the gold medal at the 1987 FIBA Under-19 World Championship in Bormio, Italy. Over six tournament games as the team's leading scorer, he averaged 15.3 points per game.
Basketball executive careerEdit
Crvena zvezda (2001–present)Edit
As a team manager and sports director of the Zvezda, Ilić won five Serbian League championships (2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17, 2017–18, 2018–19), six National Cup tournaments (2004, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017). Also, he won four Adriatic League championships (2015, 2016, 2017, 2019) and one Adriatic Supercup tournament (2018).
Serbia national team (2010–present)Edit
- "Nebojša Ilić: Šuter kakvih danas nema". novosti.rs. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "Želja mi je da ojačamo, a ne da oslabimo državu". politika.rs. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "Dve karijere Nebojše Neše Ilića". rts.rs. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "1985 Yugoslavia Cadets - #9 - Nebojsa Ilic". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "1986 Yugoslavia Juniors #6 - Nebojsa Ilic". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "1987 Yugoslavia Juniors #6 - Nebojsa Ilic". archive.fiba.com. Retrieved 5 May 2019.
- "Nebojša Ilić novi sportski direktor Crvene zvezde mts". kkcrvenazvezda.rs. Retrieved 20 September 2017.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Nebojša Ilić.|
- Nebojša Ilić at Crvena zvezda website
- Nebojša Ilić at ACB League website
- Na današnji dan: Rođen Nebojša Ilić
| Sports Director of the KK Crvena zvezda
| Team Manager of the Serbia men's national basketball team
| Team Manager of the KK Crvena zvezda