By Aris Barkas/ firstname.lastname@example.org
Herbalife Gran Canaria confirmed today’s reports and officially announced the addition of Greek coach Fotis Katsikaris. Katsikaris is leaving the Utah Jazz, as he signed a two-year deal with the Spanish club.
Katsikaris served as head coach of the Greek National Team from 2014-16 and he also has had other head coaching stints with Bilbao Basket, Valencia Basket, Lokomotiv Kuban, Dynamo St. Petersburg, Hapoel Jerusalem, AEK Athens, Ucam Murcia, Iberostar Tenerife and Aris B.C.
With Bilbao, he helped the team reach the ACB final for the first time in their history and in 2012 their first EuroLeague quarterfinals where they played CSKA Moscow. Leading the team to the EuroCup Finals vs. Lokomotiv Kuban in 2013, he was named the 2013 EuroCup Coach of the Year. He spent last season in Utah.