Denis Wucherer

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Denis Wucherer
Denis Wucherer.jpg
Wucherer coaching for Giessen, 2016
s.Oliver Würzburg
PositionHead coach
LeagueBasketball Bundesliga
Personal information
Born (1973-05-07) 7 May 1973 (age 46)
Mainz, Germany
Listed height6 ft 5 in (1.96 m)
Career information
NBA draft1995 / Undrafted
Playing career1991–2007
PositionShooting guard
Coaching career2009–present
Career history
As player:
1991–1992TV Langen
1992–1998Bayer Giants Leverkusen
1998–2000Sony Milano
2000–2001Varese Roosters
2001DJK Würzburg
2001–2002Frankfurt Skyliners
2002–2005Bayer Giants Leverkusen
2005Benetton Treviso
2005–2007Telenet Oostende
As coach:
2009–2010Germany (assistant)
2011–2012Bayern Munich (assistant)
2013–2017Gießen 46ers
2017–2018RheinStars Köln
2018–presentBaskets Würzburg
Career highlights and awards
As a player

As a coach

Denis Wucherer (born 7 May 1973 in Mainz) is a German professional basketball coach and former player. He is 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in) tall and played shooting guard. Since 2018, he has served as head coach for the s.Oliver Würzburg.

Professional career[edit]

As player[edit]

Wucherer has played professional basketball in Germany (TV Langen, Bayer Giants Leverkusen, DJK Würzburg and Frankfurt Skyliners), Italy (Sony Milano, Varese Roosters, Benetton Treviso) and Belgium (Telindus BC Oostende). Most notable was his time for the Bayer Giants Leverkusen where he won 6 national titles and was known for triple doubles which he accomplished on several occasions.

As coach[edit]

Wucherer coached the Basketball Bundesliga team Gießen 46ers several years before he became head coach for the ProA team RheinStars Köln in 2017.[1]

German national team[edit]

Wucherer has played for the German national basketball team 123 times.[2] His biggest success there was the silver medal at the EuroBasket 2005.[3]


As player:

As head coach:


  1. ^ "Denis Wucherer: "Der Aufstieg ist kein Selbstläufer"" (in German). Köln.Sport/FOCUS Online. 29 August 2017. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  2. ^ Büge, Alexander (3 June 2017). "Neuer RheinStars-Coach Denis Wucherer: Als Bruce Willis mich unter den Tisch trank…" (in German). Express.de. Retrieved 3 May 2018.
  3. ^ http://eurobasket2005.fibaeurope.com/en/cid_SbGnUV12IgwUcAUu7UmfU1.pageID_MoI,BSrrH7o-tFECErFFF0.compID_qMRZdYCZI6EoANOrUf9le2.season_2005.roundID_3769.teamID_288.html