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Nuggets Journal: Ogi Stojakovic lives out “childhood dream” as assistant coach on Serbia national team’s silver medal run at FIBA World Cup

About 10 minutes before the Nuggets took the floor, assistant coach Ognjen “Ogi” Stojakovic answered an unexpected call. He was preparing for one of the most important competitions of his career — the series opener of the Western Conference Finals — but suddenly, another major tournament was on his mind, one every bit as meaningful to him personally.

Svetislav Pesic, head coach of Serbia’s national basketball program, was inviting him to join the coaching staff for the upcoming FIBA World Cup.

“It was a childhood dream to be part of the national team with Serbia,” Stojakovic told The Post.