Milwaukee Bucks assistant coach, Josh Oppenheimer, will join the coaching staff for Greece’s national team in the EuroBasket 2022.
The news was confirmed by the President of the Hellenic Basketball Federation, Vangelis Liolios, and comes as NBA MVP, Giannis Antetokounmpo, said he would also be playing for Greece this year.
Oppenheimer will be working with Antetokounmpo and the remaining members of the Greek squad, and will also provide scouting knowledge centered on other NBA players set to play against Greece in the EuroBasket.
“We have a strong coaching staff, of course there are also the trainers, the physiotherapists. We want the National Team to have our respect and support, to create the best possible conditions for the technical staff,” Mr Liolios said in his announcement.
“The only thing certain is that the National Team was, is and will be the official favourite.”
Greece will play in EuroBasket’s Group C, where they will face Estonia, Ukraine, Great Britain, Italy, and Croatia.