As talkbasket.net already announced two weeks ago, Svetislav Pesic is the new head coach of Red Star. Contract was signed on Monday, it expires next summer with an option to be extended for the 2009/2010. season. Pesic was without a job since April when he left Dynamo Moscow after ULEB Cup final-eight.
In his stellar career Svetislav Pesic coached Bosna Sarajevo, Alba Berlin, Rhein Energy Cologne, Barcelona, Lottomatica Roma, Dynamo Moscow and Yugoslavia national team. Among many trophies he won Euroleague, Radivoj Korac cup, FIBA Euroleague, world and european champion title with Yugoslavia.