(WYMT) - ESPN reports that Rick Pitino is about to finalize a deal to become head coach of EuroLeague team Panathinaikos in Greece.
Pitino's agent is working with the team's owners on a contract to coach the rest of the season.
Pitino told ESPN he still wants to return to the NBA as a head coach someday.
You can read more about the upcoming deal here.
A formal agreement is expected soon, sources told ESPN. Pitino is expected to travel to Athens and coach his first game shortly after Christmas. Pitino's goal has remained to return to the NBA, and this deal's term will be for the rest of the season. https://t.co/vkxwsMK9tS— Adrian Wojnarowski (@wojespn) December 20, 2018