Zoran Lukic chosen as the BCL Coach of the Year

2021-05-05T15:27:23+00:00 2021-05-05T18:00:46+00:00.


05/May/21 15:27


Zoran Lukic has been leading Nizhny Novgorod to new heights in recent years and this season he outdid himself, earning the Basketball Champions League COach of the Year award

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

Nizhny Novgorod head coach Zoran Lukic has been named the Basketball Champions League Coach of the Year for the 2020-21 campaign.

And it was well-deserved. He led the hosts of the Final Eight past all expectations and successfully eliminated two title contenders from the race in the playoffs group – AEK and Turk Telekom.

Lukic has been on the head of Nizhny Novgorod since 2017 as the team has been gaining more respect year-by-year and this time they made an additional step forward, reaching the Final Eight where they will face off against Casademont Zaragoza.


1st place: Zoran Lukic (Nizhny Novgorod), 26% of the votes.
2nd place: Txus Vidorreta (Lenovo Tenerife), 21% of the votes.
3rd place: Stefanos Dedas (Hapoel Unet-Credit Holon), 17% of the votes.