Darussafaka Istanbul have officially parted ways with David Blatt after two years at the helm. And with the American out of Istanbul, there are heavy rumours linking him with the Olympiacos coaching role.
Despite Blatt completing a memorable campaign with Darussafaka, with the team lifting the EuroCup, it was previously announced that he won’t continue with the team.
“From the day he arrived, Blatt, who had impressed the Darussafaka family and the public with his accomplishments in the field as well as his human characteristics out of the court, has been a lot more to the Dacka family than a coach,” a club statement said.
“We thank him for his historic achievements over these two years, and for his character, which should be exemplary of the entire community, and wish him success in his future career.”
With Blatt away from Istanbul, rumours have spread among the Greek media that he is in fact in advanced talks with Olympiacos, as the Piraeus outfit have officially parted ways with Giannis Sfairopoulos followng their subpar season where they failed to win the Greek title and also fell short of advancing to the EuroLeague Final Four.
It is expected that Blatt will sign a two-year deal with Olympiacos with his exact proposal including terms close to Blatt’s demands.