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Ettore Messina joins CSKA Moscow

Updated: June 12, 2012, 7:42 PM ET
By Dave McMenamin | ESPNLosAngeles.com

There figures to be a lot of change for the Los Angeles Lakers this offseason after a second straight second-round disappointment in the playoffs. The first shoe to drop began with the coaching staff.

Famed Italian coach Ettore Messina, who served as a coaching consultant to coach Mike Brown last season, is going back to Europe to coach CSKA Moscow, Messina told ESPNLosAngeles.com on Tuesday.

Messina previously coached CSKA Moscow from 2005-08 and experienced great success, ...

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