Anadolu Efes Istanbul has announced that Dusan Ivkovic is no longer its head coach, following a meeting of its director's board on Monday. Ivkovic was in his second season with Efes, had a 21-6 record in the Turkish League, losing the last two against Royal Hali Gaziantep and Fenerbahce Istanbul, and could not help the team reach the Turkish Airlines Euroleague playoffs due to its tie-break disadvantage with Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade. Ivkovic also coached Efes last season, leading the team to the Euroleague playoffs and the Turkish League finals. Ivkovic, age 72, is one of the coaching deans in European basketball and a two-time Euroleague champion with Olympiacos in 1997 and 2012, as well as lifting other continental trophies with Partizan Belgrade, AEK Athens and Dynamo Moscow, to which he led to win the ULEB Cup title in 2006. He also helped Yugoslavia get a silver medal at the 1988 Olympic Games, win the FIBA World Cup in 1990 and conquer three EuroBasket titles in 1989, 1991 and 1995. Assistant coach Ahmet Caki has been promoted to the head coach spot for the remainder of the season.