Rick Pitino is the… seal the new Federal coach of the national men. This he said, coming together with George Vassilakopoulos of the EEC offices, where it took place the appointment of formalizing the agreement. "I am the coach of the national Greece",…… He said with a disarming smile, American coach.
Less than an hour lasted meeting George VASILAKOPOULOU with Rick Pitino, presence of a representative of the Greek 67 year old coach, Angelos Kottaridi. And when the discussions were completed, Rick Pitino said outside the offices of the EEC: "We will discuss the details Monday (11/11). It is an honor for me to accept this position. I look forward. Once the groups announced (the Olympic Qualifying Tournament) I will watch the video and will start work. I am the coach of the National, I started ten minutes ago. There will be coaching the team in February, the games of Eurobasket qualifiers, but in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament ".
Qualifying February, for Eurobasket 2021, the technical guidance of the national men will Thanasis Skourtopoulos, which will succeed Rick Pitino.
"Legend of the US basketball" featured the new Federal technician George Vassilacopoulos
Shortly after the formalization of the transfer of the position of the German technical men's national and joint statements with George Vassilakopoulos, Rick Pitino rushed to inform their followers of world news on Twitter. "Honor to be coaching the Greek National" wrote the personal account of the American coach.