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Xavier Pascual Vives

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Position  Head coach
1990–1991  CB Gava
Team  FC Barcelona Basquet
Coaching career  1990–present
Role  Basketball Coach
Nationality  Spanish
Name  Xavier Vives
League  Liga ACB Euroleague
1995–1997  Cornella (assistant)

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Born  September 9, 1972 (age 43) L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, Spain (1972-09-09)
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Xavier "Xavi" Pascual i Vives, commonly known as Xavi Pascual, (born 9 September 1972) is a Spanish professional basketball coach. On 9 May 2010 he became the youngest coach to manage to win the EuroLeague championship (only counting the Euroleague Basketball Company era, since the year 2000), and soon after, he also won the EuroLeague Coach of the Year Award. He is currently the head coach of Panathinaikos.


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Early years

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The first team Pascual coached was Gavà (1990–91). Other teams he has coached are: Cornellà, Santfeliuenc, Olesa, and Aracena.

FC Barcelona

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In the 2004–05 season, Pascual moved to FC Barcelona, where he became the head coach of FC Barcelona Bàsquet B, the club's Liga EBA (Spanish 4th Division) reserve team.

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In the following, 2005–06 season, he became the assistant head coach of the Spanish 1st Division team of FC Barcelona. After the team and then head coach Duško Ivanović parted ways in 2008, Pascual became the club's head coach. On 21 September 2012, Pascual extended his contract with Barcelona, until the end of 2014–15 season. On 3 February 2015, he extended his contract with Barcelona, until the end of the 2016–17 season.

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After the 2015–16 season, in which Barcelona failed to win the Spanish ACB League, and was eliminated in the EuroLeague's quarterfinal playoffs, Pascual was fired.


On 22 October 2016, Pascual signed a three-year contract to be the head coach of the Greek team Panathinaikos.

Coaching record

Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable.

CB Aracena

  • LEB 2 (1): 2002–03
  • Lliga Catalana LEB (1): 2003–04
  • FC Barcelona

  • Liga ACB (4): 2008–09, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2013–14
  • Spanish Cup (3): 2009–10, 2010–11, 2012–13
  • EuroLeague (1): 2009–10
  • Spanish Supercup (4): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2015
  • Lliga Catalana (7): 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Panathinaikos

  • Greek League (1): 2016-17
  • Greek Cup (1): 2016-17
  • Individual

  • 4x Spanish League Coach of the Year: 2009–10, 2010–11, 2011–12, 2015–16
  • 3x AEEB Coach of the Year Award: 2009, 2010, 2011
  • EuroLeague Coach of the Year: 2009–10
  • Greek League Best Coach: 2017
  • References

    Xavi Pascual (basketball) Wikipedia

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