Hall of Fame basketball coach Rick Pitino left the Louisville Cardinals in disgrace back in 2017 after a pay-for-play and other scandals plagued the program.
Prior to that, Pitino was considered one of the most successful coaches in college basketball history. He led Kentucky to a title in 1996 and followed that up with another championship with Louisville in 2013.
Pitino is now headed overseas to coach Panathinkaikos of the EuroLeague, a superpower across the pond.
Naismith Hall of Fame coach Rick Pitino is finalizing a deal to become head coach of EuroLeague power Panathinkaikos of Greece, sources told ESPN.
— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 20, 2018
Winners of six EuroLeague titles, the Greece-based franchise is among the biggest powers in Europe. It last won a title in 2010-11.