Rick Pitino
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Per Cleveland.com, there have been no talks between the Cleveland Cavaliers and Rick Pitino for the position of head coach.

Sources close to the team told cleveland.com that the team is not interested in hiring Pitino and the reports that Pitino talked with the owner of the Cavs, Dan Gilbert, are not true.

“We are, respectfully, not interested in him at all. No conversations with him by Dan (Gilbert) or anyone else,” a source said.

Pitino currently is the head coach of Panathinaikos and is now getting ready for Game 3 against Real Madrid on Tuesday (23/04).

All major sporting events are on ESPN+. Sign up here for a free one-week trial and enjoy the top teams and athletes in action only on ESPN+

*Yiannis Bouranis is an affiliate partner of ESPN and is being compensated for the use of ESPN+ affiliate links. The opinions expressed in his posts are his own.