HoopsHype Neven Spahija rumors

August 20, 2014 Updates
August 5, 2014 Updates

The Hawks hired Neven Spahija (pronounced NEV-in SPA-hee-ah) as an assistant coach Monday. Spahija, a Croatia native, has nearly 30 years of international coaching experiences, most recently as head coach of Croatia’s Cibona Zagreb. “Neven is one of the most successful coaches in Europe and we’re thrilled to add him to our staff,” Hawks coach Mike Budenholzer said. “As an organization, we have great respect for international basketball and we will benefit tremendously from his perspective and his wealth of experience.” Atlanta Journal-Constitution

August 4, 2014 Updates

The Atlanta Hawks have named Neven Spahija an assistant coach, it was announced today by President of Basketball Operations/General Manager Danny Ferry. Per team policy, terms of the agreement were not announced. “Neven is one of the most successful coaches in Europe and we’re thrilled to add him to our staff,” said Hawks Head Coach Mike Budenholzer. “As an organization, we have great respect for international basketball and we will benefit tremendously from his perspective and his wealth of experience.” NBA.com

February 20, 2014 Updates

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