Svetislav "Kari" Pešić (Serbian Cyrillic: Светислав Пешић, born 28 August 1949), is a Serbian professional basketball coach and former player who is the head coach of the Serbia men's national team. Pešić is one of the most successful European basketball coaches.
Despite the great desire of head coach Svetislav Pesic, the players who have been invited, their clubs and coaches, the gathering of Serbia's national basketball team was canceled this morning due to a health problem faced by Pesic.
More Basketball Trainer Pesic images
Svetislav Pesic, head coach of Muenchen looks on prior to the Beko BBL basektball match between FC Bayern Muenchen and Fraport Skyliners at Audi-Dome...
Pesic led Yugoslavia to EuroBasket glory two decades ago with a triumph in the 2001 edition before another memorable victory followed a year later in winning the FIBA Basketball World Cup in Indianapolis, USA. He also guided Germany to the EuroBasket title in 1993 and returned to lead the national side for a short spell in 2012.
For more videos and news visit the http://coachinglibrary.fiba.com/ website.
See more videos for Basketball Trainer Pesic
During the Bayern Basketball training camp in Bruneck, head coach Andrea Trinchieri and general manager Marko Pesic once again took time to answer questions from the media representatives who had traveled to the event.
Pesic, who won the EuroLeague as a player with Bosna Sarajevo in 1979, began his coaching career with that same club. He has also coached ALBA Berlin and Cologne in Germany, Rome in Italy, Girona and Valencia in Spain, Dynamo Moscow in Russia and Crvena Zvezda in his native Serbia as well as the national teams of Yugoslavia and Germany.
Serbian NT head coach Svetislav Pesic will require hospital treatment, the Serbian basketball federation announced. The health condition of selector Pesic is stable, but he has an acute sore throat that requires him to undergo hospital treatment as soon as possible,” Dr. Dragan Radovanovic said in the statement.