David Blatt is one of the most successful coaches not just in European basketball, but in the whole word. And that because in his throphy collection he also has an NBA championship ring!
He is an Israeli-American, born in May 22, 1959.
Former teams: Head Coach Galil Elyon (1993-99). Αssistant Coach Maccabi Tel Aviv (1999-01 and 2003-04). Head Coach Maccabi Teal Aviv (2001-03). Head Coach Dynamo St. Petersburg (2004-05). Head Coach Benetton Treviso (2005-2007). Head Coach Efes Pilsen Istanbul (2007-08). Head Coach Dynamo Moscow (2008-2009). Head Coach Aris Thessaloniki (January'10-June'10). Head Coach Maccabi Tel Aviv (2010-2014). Head Coach Cleveland Cavaliers (2014-January'16). Head Coach Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul (2016-2018). Head Coach Olympiacos Piraeus (2018-present).
Euroleague Championship: 2004 (Maccabi Tel Aviv), 2014 (Maccabi Tel Aviv)
EuroCup: 2018 (Darussafaka)
Israeli National Championship: 2001-02, 2002-03, 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2013-14 with Maccabi Tel Aviv
Italian National Championship: 2005-06 (Benetton Basket Treviso)
Israeli National Cup: 2002, 2003, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 with Maccabi Tel Aviv
Italian National Cup: 2007 (Benetton Basket Treviso)
FIBA Europe League: 2005 (Dynamo St. Petersburg)
Αdriatic League: 2012 (Maccabi Tel Aviv)
European Championship: 2007 gold medal with Russia National Team
European Championship: 2011 bronze medal with Russia National Team
Olympic Games: 2012 bronze medal with Russia National Team
2013-14 Euroleague Basketball Alexander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year
Israeli Coach of the Year (1996 and 2002)
Russian Coach of the Year (2005).