Rick Pitino announced on Twitter that he will be coaching Panathinaikos.
The legendary NCAA coach thanked owner Dimitris Giannakopoulos for the opportunity to coach Panathinaikos where he will be replacing Xavi Pascual , fired a few days ago.
Wishing everyone a Merry Christmas! I want to thank Dimitris Giannakopoulos for the unique opportunity to coach Panathinaikos -great tradition. I’m fired up to help!
— Rick Pitino (@RealPitino) December 25, 2018