Rick Pitino Panathinaikos
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Rick Pitino has officially signed with Panathinaikos, as the six-time EuroLeague champions announced on Tuesday (26/11).

Pitino agreed to a two-year deal with Panathinaikos and will remain with the Greek club until the summer of 2021.

The 66-year-old Hall of Famer becomes the head coach of the “Greens” for the second time and will make his debut on the team’s bench on Thursday’s (28/11) game against Baskonia.

Pitino took over the team in the second part of the 2018/19 season, helping the club win the Greek league and the Greek Cup and advance to the EuroLeague playoffs.

Pitino is also the head coach of the Greek national team.