Rick Pitino is back in the states after leading Panathinaikos of the Greek League to a championship.  There were reports that he had decided to return to the United States so that he could pursue a job in the NBA. 

According to Pitino, who recently did an interview with Lesley Visser, he returned to the states because of his grandchild’s health condition.  During the wide ranging interview he also claimed bringing strippers into dorms don’t help land recruits.

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Of all of the lies Pitino has ever told, this one might be the biggest lie he’s ever told.  

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