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Pitino arrives in Athens for Panathinaikos

Rick Pitino is the new coach of six-time Euroleague champion Panathinaikos. The legendary NCAA coach arrived in Athens on Wednesday and announced he has already signed his contract until the end of the season and will be present at the evening’s training session.

Reports say final four heading to Athens in 2020

Greece’s Sports Ministry is reportedly very close to a deal with the EuroLeague for a return of Europe’s Final Four basketball tournament to Athens in 2020, with sources telling Kathimerini that “we are on a positive path.”

Greens suffer at home, as Olympiakos keeps winning

Tired and without a coach, Panathinaikos suffered an ominous home loss to Armani Milano for the Euroleague on Friday, after Olympiakos predictably defeated visiting Gran Canaria in Piraeus on Thursday.

Cup draw takes Reds back to Xanthi, sets up Iraklio derby

Olympiakos will return to Xanthi for a third time this season as it has drawn the local team in the round of 16 of the Greek Cup, while Panathinaikos will get the chance to avenge last year’s elimination by Lamia.

Pascual out. Pitino in for the Greens?

Greek basketball champion Panathinaikos parted ways with coach Xavi Pascual on Thursday and is reported to be close to hiring former Louisville coach Rick Pitino.

Aris, Panetolikos and Levadiakos crash out of Cup

Three Super League teams crashed out of the Greek Cup as Aris, Levadiakos and Panetolikos got eliminated to the benefit of second-division teams Ergotelis, Panachaiki and Kissamikos Hanion respectively.

Greek referees to abstain from Super League matches

Greek referees announced their abstention from the 15th day of the Greek Super League games after the attack by unknown individuals against their collegue from Larissa, Thanassis Tzilos, on Wednesday.