Buducnost names former star Scepanovic as head coach

Jun 24, 2016 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Buducnost names former star Scepanovic as head coach
In preparation for the upcoming 2016-17 Eurocup season, Buducnost VOLI Podgorica of Montenegro has reached into its past to make former star Vlado Scepanovic the team's new head coach. Scepanovic, 40, started his pro career playing seven seasons with Buducnost between 1993 and 2000. He finished his career in 2011 playing for the Montenegrin national team. In between, he competed for Turkish Airlines Euroleague teams Partizan Belgrade, Skipper Bologna and Panathinaikos, reaching his only Final Four with the Greens in 2005. He also played in the Eurocup for Greek teams PAOK and Panellinios, where he finished his pro career in 2011. Scepanovic was known as a scorer and was successful enough to have won World Championship and EuroBasket gold medals with the Yugoslavian national team in 1998 and 2001, respectively. Scepanovic had been the coordinator of youth teams for the Basketball Federation of Montenegro, but this will be his first head coaching position.