American basketball coach Rick Pitino to coach the Greek national team

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American basketball coach Rick Pitino to coach the Greek national teamAhead of 2020 Olympics

American basketball coach Rick Pitino will coach Greece's national team, the Hellenic Basketball Federation announced on Friday, according to ANA.

In a statement, the federation's chief Giorgos Vassilakopoulos announced that Pitino agreed to coach the Greek national team as it strives to qualify for the 2020 Tokyo Summer Olympics. 

Details of Pitino's new coaching project will be presented during a press conference on Monday. 

In December 2018 Pitino assumed the coaching of Greek team Panathinaikos to the end of the season and in February 2019 the team won the Greek Basketball Cup against Greek team PAOK in the final. 

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