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Oliver Popović (Serbian Cyrillic: Оливер Поповић; born 18 March 1970) is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player. He currently serves as a head coach for the Novi Pazar of the Basketball League of Serbia.

Oliver Popović
Novi Pazar
PositionHead coach
LeagueBasketball League of Serbia
Personal information
Born (1970-03-18) 18 March 1970 (age 49)
Titovo Užice, SR Serbia, SFR Yugoslavia
NationalitySerbian
Listed height2.00 m (6 ft 7 in)
Career information
NBA draft1992 / Undrafted
Playing career1986–2005
PositionSmall forward
Coaching career2005–present
Career history
As player:
1986–1991Partizan
1991–1992IMT
1992–1993Borac Čačak
1993–1995Spartak Subotica
1995–1997Beobanka
1997–1999Crvena zvezda
1999–2000Beobanka
2000–2001Lokomotiv Rostov
2001–2003UNICS Kazan
2003–2005Maroussi
As coach:
2005–2006Tamiš
2006–2007Mega Ishrana
2007–2008Vizura
2008–2009Khimik
2012–2014Vršac
2015–2016SCM U Craiova
2016–2017Napredak Kruševac
2017Dynamic
2018–presentNovi Pazar
Career highlights and awards

Playing careerEdit

He was a Yugoslav champion (1987, 1989, and 1998) and Cup holder (1989), silver medalist of Russian (2002) and Greek (2004) basketball championships; bronze medalist of 1988 European Champions' Cup, winner of 1989 Korać Cup and 2003 NEBL; finalist of 2004 FIBA Euroleague.

Coaching careerEdit

On 7 August 2017 Popović was named a head coach of the Belgrade team Dynamic.[1] On 19 December he parted ways with Dynamic.[2]

On 21 June 2018 Popović became a head coach for Novi Pazar of the Basketball League of Serbia.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ UMESTO MUTE: Oliver Popović trener Dinamika ‹See Tfd›(in Serbian)
  2. ^ "Dynamic VIP PAY part ways with Oliver Popović and appoint Miroslav Nikolić as new head coach". druga.aba-liga.com. Retrieved 19 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Oliver Popović novi trener košarkaša Novog Pazara". novosti.rs. Retrieved 22 June 2018.