Pitino got the most out of his teams

Updated: September 6, 2013, 3:59 PM ET
By Dick Vitale | ESPN.com

Wow, I am so excited, thrilled and honored beyond belief to be asked to help present Rick Pitino at his Basketball Hall of Fame induction in Springfield, Mass., this weekend. When Rick called and told me, I was truly touched. Hubie Brown and I will be standing up there for Pitino during his special moment. Hubie was vital in Rick's career, giving him the opportunity to be an assistant coach with the New York Knicks.

I followed the career of Ricky P., and it has been a great ride.

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