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Mirko Novosel (Croatia)
Born on June 30, 1938, in Zagreb, Croatia.
Nationality:
Croatia

Enshrined as a coach in the FIBA Hall of Fame on September 12, 2010.

Clubs

  • Lokomotiva Zagreb (later changed name to Cibona Zagreb): 1967-1971
  • Cibona Zagreb: 1976-1988 (head coach: 1976-1985 and 1986-1988/general manager: 1985-1986)
  • Basket Napoli: 1988-1990
  • Cibona Zagreb: 1990-1992

Club Highlights

  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup for Men's Champion Clubs (current Euroleague): 1985 (as head coach) and 1986 (as general manager)
  • 2 times Champion of the European Cup Winner's Cup: 1982 and 1987
  • 3 times Champion of the Yugoslavian League: 1982, 1984 and 1985
  • Champion of the 1992 Croatian League
  • 8 times Champion of the Yugoslavian Cup: 1969, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1985, 1986 (as general manager) and 1988

National Team

  • Olympic Gold medalist in Moscow 1980 (with Yugoslavia/as team director)
  • 2 times Olympic Silver medalist: Montreal 1976 (with Yugoslavia/as head coach) and Barcelona 1992 (with Croatia/as sports director)
  • Silver medalist in the 1974 World Championship in Puerto Rico (with Yugoslavia/as head coach)
  • Olympic Bronze medalist in Los Angeles 1984 (with Yugoslavia/as head coach)
  • Bronze medalist in the 1994 World Championship in Toronto (with Croatia/as sports director)
  • 2 times European Champion (with Yugoslavia/as head coach): Spain 1973 and Belgrade 1975
  • 2 times Bronze medalist in the European Championships: Germany 1993 (with Croatia/as head coach) and Athens 1995 (with Croatia/as sports director)
  • Gold medalist in the 1972 European Championship for Junior Men in Zadar (with Yugoslavia/as head coach)
  • Gold medalist in the 1971 European Championship for Cadets in Gorizia (with Yugoslavia/as head coach)

Individual Highlights

  • Was a player from 1952 to 1965 and represented the Yugoslavian National Team
  • 1985 European Coach of the Year