National Basketball Association

Serb Becomes First Non-American NBA Head Coach

Serbian-born basketball coach Igor Kokoskov has been hired to lead the US team Phoenix Suns, becoming the first head coach in National Basketball Association history born outside North America.

"I have been preparing for this for 18 years and I'm not afraid of any challenge," Kokoskov, 46, told the Serbian daily Vecernje novosti on Friday.

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