Tragic Loss For Warriors: Assistant Coach Dejan Milojević Passes Away at 46

Photo: Instagram/Dejan Milojević

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojević, a revered figure in international basketball, succumbed to a heart attack during a private team dinner on Tuesday. 

Milojević, instrumental in the Warriors' 2022 NBA championship, was 46. The sudden death in Salt Lake City led to the postponement of the Warriors' game against the Utah Jazz on Wednesday. 

NBA Commissioner Adam Silver expressed condolences, highlighting Milojević's global impact on the basketball community.

Photo: Instagram/Dejan Milojević

Milojević, a former Serbian star player, mentored NBA talents like Nikola Jokic, Ivica Zubac, and Goga Bitadze. 
His coaching prowess extended to Europe, where he won three consecutive MVP awards in the Adriatic League.


Coach Steve Kerr, devastated by the loss, remembered Milojević's profound impact on the team. 
Tributes poured in from players and coaches across the league, emphasizing Milojević's exceptional coaching skills and personal warmth.


The rescheduled date for the Warriors-Jazz game is yet to be announced. Milojević is survived by his wife, Natasa, and their children, Nikola and Masa. The basketball world mourns the loss of a true icon. (Source: NBA)

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