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Pedro Ferrándiz

Pedro Ferrándiz González (born November 20, 1928 in Alicante, Spain) is a Spanish basketball coach. He is most famous for coaching Real Madrid basketball club in the 1960s and 1970s. The International Olympic Committee awarded him the Olympic Order in 1977, and he is the only basketball coach in history to receive the award.

He was enshrined into the Basketball Hall of Fame in April 2007. He is also a member of the FIBA Hall of Fame. In 2008, he was named one of the 50 Greatest Euroleague Contributors.

Coaching career

Ferrándiz won a record 12 titles in the Spanish League, as well as 4 titles in the European Champions Cup (Euroleague) and 10 titles in the Spanish King's Cup. His combined record, while coaching Real, was 437-90. He recorded three undefeated Spanish League seasons.

Titles Won

External links

  • Pedro Ferrandiz Foundation
  • Basketball Hall of Fame Ferrandiz page
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