Rick Pitino coaches Panathinaikos to Greek Cup title

first_imgRick Pitino has won a championship once again.The former Louisville coach led his team, Panathinaikos, to a 79-73 win over PAOK to capture the Greek Cup. Hamidou Diallo wants dunk contest rematch against Zion Williamson Panathinaikos reached the title game after their semifinal opponent, Olympiakos, forfeited the game. Olympiakos, led by former Cavaliers coach David Blatt, didn’t come out to the court in the second half in protest of the officiating. Related News Pitino has been Panathinaikos’ coach since December. It’s his first coaching gig since a recruiting scandal that was investigated by the FBI led to his firing from Louisville in 2017. Greek Cup Championship to Panathinaikos! Awesome group of guys. Truly special men #paobc pic.twitter.com/DCpL7P86u6— Rick Pitino (@RealPitino) February 17, 2019Ο Παναθηναϊκός μας είναι Κυπελλούχος Ελλάδας 2019!🏆☘️—-Greek Cup Winners 2019!🏆☘️ pic.twitter.com/2Kx1APMB8e— Panathinaikos BC (@paobcgr) February 17, 2019Former University of Florida and Grizzlies guard Nick Calathes was named the game’s MVP.last_img read more