“His biography says that Dimitris Itoudis made his Euroleague head coaching debut last season, but CSKA Moscow’s boss is nothing less than one of the most experienced pros in his field. He was working the sidelines since age 20 in both Croatia and his native Greece before joining the staff of Zeljko Obradovic at Panathinaikos Athens in 1999 as the lead assistant coach. Their five Euroleague titles in the next 13 years together made the Greens the competition’s most successful team in the Final Four era. Last season, his first at CSKA, Itoudis took the team to the Final Four. Along the way, he has coached many creative players, and how to best take advantage of their talents is the subject he talks about in this edition of Coaches Corner.” More..