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Assistant Golden State Warriors Coach, 46, Dies of Coronary heart Assault at Group Dinner

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević died on Wednesday morning after suffering a heart attack at a team dinner in Salt Lake City, the team announced. He was 46. Warriors head basketball coach Steve Kerr said the team was “absolutely devastated,” in a statement posted to Twitter. “In addition to being a terrific basketball

Assistant Golden State Warriors Coach, 46, Dies of Coronary heart Assault at Group Dinner

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević died on Wednesday morning after struggling a coronary heart assault at a group dinner in Salt Lake Metropolis, the group introduced. He was 46.

Warriors head basketball coach Steve Kerr stated the group was “completely devastated,” in a statement posted to Twitter. “Along with being a terrific basketball coach, Dejan was one of the crucial constructive and delightful human beings I’ve ever recognized, somebody who introduced pleasure and light-weight to each single day along with his ardour and power,” he added.

Milojević joined the Warriors in 2021, and labored primarily with the group’s forwards and facilities.

Earlier than becoming a member of the Warriors, he coached KK Buducnost, a basketball membership from Montenegro, to the group’s league title, in addition to nationwide cups in Serbia and Montenegro. He additionally at one level coached Nikola Jokić of the Denver Nuggets, one of many NBA’s finest gamers, throughout his time at KK Mega Basket, a Serbian skilled group.

Milojević himself was a three-time MVP within the Adriatic Basketball Affiliation, and had a 14-year profession as a participant.

The Warriors-Jazz sport scheduled for Wednesday has been postponed by the NBA because the group grieves.

Milojević is survived by his spouse Natasa, and two youngsters: Nikola and Masa.

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