Buducnost appoints Subotic as head coach

Jun 22, 2019 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Buducnost appoints Subotic as head coach
Montenegrin champion Buducnost VOLI Podgorica has appointed Slobodan Subotic as a new head coach, the club announced on Saturday night. Subotic, 62, has more than 25 years of head coaching experience, including stints with Greek powerhouses Panathinaikos Athens, Olympiacos Piraeus and Aris Thessaloniki, the club where he also spent seven years as a player. Subotic guided Aris to 1997 Korac Cup title, then took Panathinaikos to back-to-back Greek League titles in 1998 and 1999. He also won 2002 Greek Cup with Olympiacos. Subotic has also coached Iraklis, AEK Athens, Panionios Athens and PAOK Thessaloniki in Greece, and spent several years in Croatia coaching Cedevita Zagreb, KK Split, and in his most recent club head-coaching job, Cibona Zagreb in 2017. Last season Subotic served as a Lebanon national team coach, which is also a country where he won three straight domestic championships with Al Riyadi from 2014 to 2016. During his playing career, Subotic appeared in three consecutive EuroLeague Final Fours with Aris, from 1988 to 1990, and helped the team win five consecutive Greek League titles from 1987 to 1991. Subotic has spent the majority of his playing career with Olimpija Ljubljana in the 1970s and 1980s, and during his coaching career, he has also been Slovenian national team coach. Subotic now returns to 7DAYS EuroCup where he coached Aris in three games during the 2010-11 season.