Ukranian league runners-up BC Donetsk appointed Ramunas Butautas as a new head coach. Butautas is also a head coach of Lithuanian national team after taking charge of the team in 2007.

Previously Ramunas Butautas coached ASK Riga but had to leave Latvian club due to financial difficulties. Before that he worked at Lithuanian leage bronze medalists Siauliai.

Butautas will try to take his team to the regular season of Eurocup as Donetsk will face Bilbao Basket in the qualifying round of Eurocup.