Mike Fratello agrees to coach Ukraine
KIEV, Ukraine -- Former NBA coach Mike Fratello has agreed to coach Ukraine's national team at the European Championship this year.
The European Championship is scheduled for Aug. 31-Sept. 18 in Lithuania.
The 64-year-old Fratello, who has been working as an NBA television analyst for Turner Sports, is expected to take charge in July.
Ukraine is in Group D with Slovenia, Russia, Belgium, Bulgaria and Georgia.
Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press
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