Rick Pitino is finalizing a deal to become the new head coach of EuroLeague team Panathinaikos of Greece, according to ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski. 

He is expected to travel to Athens shortly after Christmas:

In October of 2017, Pitino was fired from Louisville amid an FBI probe into college basketball and an investigation into the use of strippers and prostitutes during recruiting visits.

He recently also declared he’s done coaching. 

Yea, we knew he wanted another payday. 

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