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Borislav Stanković
Борислав Станковић
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2nd Secretary General of FIBA
In office
1 January 1976 – 1 January 2003
Preceded by William Jones
Succeeded by Patrick Baumann
Personal details
Born (1925-07-09)9 July 1925
Bihać, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes
Died 20 March 2020(2020-03-20) (aged 94)
Nationality Serbian
Alma mater University of Belgrade
Nickname(s) Bora (Serbian Cyrillic: Бора),
Boris (Борис)
Career information
Pro career 1946–1953
Coaching career 1950–1970
Career history
As player:
1946–1948 Crvena Zvezda
1948–1950 Železničar Belgrade
1950–1953 Partizan
As coach:
1950–1953 Partizan
1953–1962 OKK Belgrade
1964–1965 OKK Belgrade
1966–1969 Cantù
1969–1970 OKK Belgrade
Career highlights and awards
As player:
  • 3× Yugoslav League champion (1946–1948)

As head coach:

  • 3× Yugoslav League champion (1958, 1960, 1964)
  • Italian League champion (1968)
  • 2× Yugoslav Cup winner (1960, 1962)

As executive:

  • Olympic Order (1985)

Borislav "Bora" Stanković (Serbian Cyrillic: Борислав "Бора" Станковић; 9 July 1925 – 20 March 2020) was a Serbian former basketball player and coach. He represented the senior Yugoslavian national basketball team internationally. He was added into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 1991. From 1976 to 2003, he was the 2nd Secretary General of FIBA.

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