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Jure Zdovc

Jure Zdovc
Royal Halı Gaziantep
Position Head coach
League Turkish Basketball League
Personal information
Born (1966-12-13) December 13, 1966
Slovenske Konjice, SR Slovenia, SFR Yugoslavia
Nationality Slovenian
Career information
NBA draft 1988 / Undrafted
Pro career 1983–2003
Position Point guard
Coaching career 2003–present
Career history
1983–1991 Smelt Olimpija
1991–1992 Knorr Virtus Bologna
1992–1993 Limoges
1993–1996 Iraklis
1997 Racing Paris
1997–1998 Tofaş
1998–2000 Union Olimpija
2000–2001 Panionios
2001–2002 Union Olimpija
2002–2003 Slovan
2003 Split
Career highlights and awards

Jurij "Jure" Zdovc (born 13 December 1966) is a Slovenian former professional basketball player and is a current head coach of Royal Halı Gaziantep of the Turkish Basketball League.[1]

Playing career

Club career

As a junior Zdovc started to play for Comet Slovenske Konjice. He played for Olimpija, Virtus Bologna, Limoges, Iraklis, Helios Domžale, Racing Paris, Panionios, Split and Geoplin Slovan.

Playing for Olimpija, Jure Zdovc won 2 Slovenian league titles, 3 Slovenian Cups and the 2002 Adriatic League.

In 1993 he won the Euroleague and the French championship playing for Limoges. In 1997 as a Paris Racing player he won the French championship.

Yugoslav national team

Zdovc was a member of the Yugoslavia National Squad that won the gold medal at the 1989 and 1991 European Championships. He also won the gold medal in the 1990 World Championship.

Coaching career

Zdovc was the head coach of the Slovenian national basketball team. He was named the Eurocup Coach of the Year in 2012.[2]

Teams coached and managed

Honors and titles

Playing career

  • Euroleague: 1993
  • French League: 1993, 1997
  • Slovenian League: 1999, 2002
  • Slovenian Cup: 1999, 2000, 2002
  • Adriatic League: 2002

Coaching career


  1. ^ Gaziantep announced the signing of Jure Zdovc as new head coach till 2015
  2. ^ 2011-12 Eurocup Coach of the Year: Jure Zdovc, Spartak St. Petersburg.

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