Sudden Demise

Dejan Milojević, assistant coach of the Golden State Warriors, passed away at the age of 46 following a heart attack.

Team Dinner Incident

 The heart attack occurred during a team dinner in Utah, leading to his hospitalization.

Warriors' Grief

The Warriors organization expressed deep sorrow and devastation over Milojević's unexpected death.

Steve Kerr's Statement

Head coach Steve Kerr described Milojević as a "terrific basketball coach" and a "positive and beautiful human being."

Career Highlights

Before joining the Warriors, Milojević coached KK Buducnost and led them to a league title and national cups in Serbia and Montenegro.

Mentor to Nikola Jokić

 He also coached Nikola Jokić, one of the NBA's top players, at KK Mega Basket, a Serbian professional team.

Player Achievements

Milojević himself was a three-time MVP in the Adriatic Basketball Association and had a 14-year career as a player.

Impact on the Team

At the Warriors, he primarily worked with the team's forwards and centers, contributing to their development.

Game Postponement

Following his death, the NBA postponed the scheduled Warriors-Jazz game as the team grieved.

Survived by Family

He is survived by his wife Natasa, and two children, Nikola and Masa.