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Greece Loses to Canada in Basketball Olympics Qualifier

Greece basketball team lost the FIBA Olympic qualifier to Canada 91-97 and must now win the second game against China to qualify for Tokyo

Vassilis Spanoulis Returns to Greek National Basketball Team Ahead of Olympics

Vassilis Spanoulis announced his return to Greek National Team raising hopes that Greek basketball would qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.

Greece’s Coach Pitino: "For the Next Eight Months I’m Not American, I’m Greek"

Greece’s new national basketball team coach Rick Pitino declared today that he is ready to lead Greece to Tokyo for Japan’s 2020 Summer Olympics. Pitino, who was announced as the new coach of the Greek squad on Monday, outlined his...

Rick Pitino Named as New Coach for Greek National Basketball Team

Legendary American basketball coach Rick Pitino agreed on Friday to coach the Greek national team as it attempts to qualify for the 2020 Summer Olympics, to be held in Tokyo. The highly-regarded coach held meetings with the Hellenic Basketball Federation...

Rick Pitino Eyes Coaching Spot on Greece's National Basketball Team

American basketball coach Rick Pitino is said to be close to signing a contract to coach the Greek national team as it attempts to qualify for the 12-team Olympic tournament. The legendary coach is scheduled to fly to Athens, Greece...

Pitino's Panathinaikos Win Greek Basketball's Best-of-Five Finals

Panathinaikos eased past Promitheas at the OAKA Indoor Hall on Friday, thrashing their visitors 111-77 to win the Basket League title with a 3-0 score in the best-of-five finals. For the Athens giants this was the 38th time in history...

US Coach Pitino Slams Greek Fans Smoking, Shooting Flares at Games

Rick Pitino, the coach of Greek team Panathinaikos, criticized fans earlier this week for smoking and lighting flares during games, according to the Associated Press. The coach says such behavior is disrespectful to players, who would simply like to play...

Acclaimed NBA Coach Rick Pitino to Lead Panathinaikos

Acclaimed NBA and college basketball coach Rick Pitino has agreed to lead the Panathinaikos Basketball Club until the end of the season, according to an announcement on his Twitter page on Christmas Day. "Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! I want to...