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Next? European head coach in NBA

Originally Published: September 14, 2013
By Mark Woods | Special to ESPN.com

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia -- Mike Fratello believes the time may have arrived to break down a barrier in the NBA and give a European a shot at becoming a head coach.

The former Atlanta, Memphis and Cleveland playcaller has spent the past two weeks pitting himself against some of the continent's most accomplished tactical minds in his capacity in charge of Ukraine's national team at EuroBasket.

Fratello, 66, prominent now during the NBA season as a broadcaster, has been traveling across ...

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