In both seasons he arrived second, losing the national finals against CSKA Moscow. In 2009, Scariolo's Khimki was also defeated 80–74 in the EuroCup Final against Lietuvos Rytas. On 20 December 2010, Scariolo and the club mutually agreed to rescind the contract.  In 2011, Scariolo returned to Italy, becoming the new head coach of Olimpia Milano. In 2011–12 EuroLeague, Milan reached the Top16, but did not pass the round. Scariolo's team reached the national finals, but it was defeated 4–1 by Monte Paschi Siena.
 Coaching record Legend G Games coached W Games won L Games lost W–L% Win-loss% Note: The EuroLeague is not the only competition in which the team played during the season. He also coached in domestic competition, and regional competition if applicable. Team Year Result Scavolini Pesaro 1990–91 18 10 8. 556 Lost in Semi-finals Teamsystem Bologna 1996–97 31 22 9.
Under Scariolo, Spain won the gold medal at the EuroBasket 2009, EuroBasket 2011, the EuroBasket 2015 and the EuroBasket 2022, and the bronze medal at EuroBasket 2017. He also won the silver medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics and the bronze medal at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He also coached Spain at the 2010 FIBA World Championship.
The Greek led Unics Kasan to the EuroCup final last season and thus back into the EuroLeague. All games on September 11/12 are live and free of charge on MagentaSportSemifinal opponents Belgrade also feature a familiar face, as former Munich champion coach Dejan Radonjic took over the traditional Serbian club last season and ultimately celebrated the Adriatic League title. The most spectacular acquisition of "Crvena Zvezda" is the homecoming of Serbian winger and former EuroLeague winner Nikola Kalinic (from Valencia).
Virtus, the first opponent of FCBB head coach Andrea Trinchieri's team on Saturday evening, recently signed Sergio Scariolo, the successful coach of the Spanish national team for many years. Trinchieri's compatriot also most recently spent three years as assistant coach at NBA club Toronto Raptors. The northern Italian's great ambitions were also recently evidenced by the contract extension with Serbian star Milos Teodosic and the addition of former Final Four MVP Ekpe Udoh (with Fenerbahce in 2017). Greek champions Panathinaikos, Red Star's opponents on Saturday (15:00), have also hired a new coach in Dimitris Priftis.
However, after poor results both in national and European competitions, he was fired at the end of the 2013–14 season. NBA champion with the Toronto Raptors (2018–2021) In July 2018, he was hired by the Toronto Raptors as an assistant coach,  aiding them to win their first NBA championship.
In the first season, he immediately led Real to win the Spanish national league title, defeating 3–2, Real's historic rival FC Barcelona; the team also reached the EuroLeague's quarterfinals, which lost against Fortitudo Bologna.  However, in the following season, Real was defeated 3–0 by Barcelona in the national finals, while in 2001–02, it was ousted in the quarterfinals by CB Estudiantes and Scariolo was sacked. From 2003 to 2008, Sergio Scariolo was the head coach of the Spanish club Unicaja Málaga, which, under his tenure and thanks to the leadership of Jorge Garbajosa, lived its so-colled "golden age". In 2005, Málaga won the Spanish King's Cup title against Real Madrid and in the next year, during the 2005–06 season, it won its first-ever Spanish League championship, defeating TAU Vitoria 3–0 in the national finals.
 On 21 September, the team won the second Supercup in its history, defeating Olimpia Milano 90–84.  Moreover, after having ousted Lietkabelis, Ulm and Valencia in the first three rounds of the playoffs, on 11 May 2022, Virtus defeated Frutti Extra Bursaspor by 80–67 at the Segafredo Arena, winning its first EuroCup and qualifying for the EuroLeague after 14 years.  However, despite having ended the regular season at the first place and having ousted 3–0 both Pesaro and Tortona in the first two rounds of playoffs, Virtus was defeated 4–2 in the national finals by Olimpia Milan.  On 29 September 2022, after having ousted Olimpia Milano in the semifinals, Virtus won its third Supercup, defeating 72–69 Banco di Sardegna Sassari and achieving a back-to-back, following the 2021 trophy.  National team career Scariolo served two times as head coach of the Spanish national team: from 2009 to 2012 and from 2015 to present.
" Iffe Lundberg, Virtus player "We are facing Bayern Munich, an excellent team, a very physical team, that prepares well for matches and that battles. Even though they lost their last home game against Fenerbahce, they still fought, giving them only 74 points. So, from our perspective, we expect a very tough battle tomorrow, and we must be prepared. We will have to execute Coach's game plan almost to perfection to guarantee us the chance to win and... I can't wait for tomorrow. " Andrea Trinchieri, Bayern head coach "Virtus Bologna is the reigning EuroCup champion, the squad is full of EuroLeague and NBA class, is very deep and very athletic. And then we play in PalaDozza, one of the most iconic arenas in Europe, loaded with history.
 Coaching career Early years Sergio Scariolo started his coaching career in the early 1980s, as the assistant coach of Basket Brescia, the team of his hometown, and Scavolini Pesaro. In 1985, he became the coach of Italy's military national team, with whom he won the world championship.  As assistant coach of Valerio Bianchini in Pesaro, Scariolo won its first Italian Serie A championship in 1988.  First successes in Italy (1989–1997) Scariolo during a time out In 1989, Bianchini became the new coach of Virtus Roma and Scariolo was hired as new head coach of Pesaro.
In 2019, Scariolo led Spain to victory in the FIBA Basketball World Cup. In October 2020, Scariolo announced that he will remain as head coach of the team through the 2024 Summer Olympics.  Personal life Scariolo is married to Blanca Ares, a former Spanish basketball player. The couple has two children: Alessandro, who also plays basketball, and Carlota.  Sergio Scariolo appeared in the Netflix film Hustle, produced by LeBron James and Adam Sandler, who was the co-star along with Juancho Hernangómez, which was released on 8 June 2022. In the movie, Scariolo portrayed himself as the head coach of Spanish national team.
710 Lost in Quarter-finals Tau Cerámica 5 5. 500 Eliminated at Group stage Real Madrid 1999–00 28 15 13. 536 Eliminated at Top 16 Stage 2000–01 5. 667 2001–02 20 12 8. 600 Unicaja Málaga 2003–04 14 4 10. 286 2004–05 6 8. 429 2005–06 5. 750 2006–07 25 11. 560 2007–08 13 7. 650 BC Khimki 2009–10 16 6. 625 EA7 Milano 2011–12 7 9. 438 2012–13 3 7. 300 Laboral Kutxa 2013–14 24 11 13. 458 Career 281 157 124. 559 See also List of FIBA EuroBasket winning head coaches List of foreign NBA coaches References ^ Scariolo dà la carica: «Puntare al massimo», Brescia Oggi ^ Sergio Scariolo: l'eroe dei due mondi, Basket World Life ^ Ettore Messina vs Sergio Scariolo, due leggende a confronto, Sportando ^ Sergio Scariolo's case for GOAT status, Basket News ^ Jorge Garbajosa: 'Scariolo is the best national team coach in the world', Basket News ^ Il genio di Scariolo guida la Spagna alla finale, Eurodevotion ^ La Spagna scrive la storia: è campione d’Europa di basket.
In the following season, Olimpia failed in reaching EuroLeague's Top16 and was once again defeated 4–3 by Siena in the playoffs' quarterfinals and Scariolo resigned from his post.  In June 2013, Scariolo became the head coach of Laboral Kutxa, a club which he had already coached during the late 1990s.
High-pace basketball continued at the start of the second, with the EuroLeague team slowly pulling away. After Andreas Obst 3-pointer with 8:11 to play, Munich's lead reached double-digits (34-21). However, Belinelli quickly responded with his own triple, to keep the Italian club close. Teams continued trading baskets and went into halftime with a score of 43-37. Ognjen Jaramaz and Deshaun Thomas led FC Bayern with 9 points each, while Belinelli scored 12 and Udoh added 8 for Virtus. The third quarter produced an evenly contested matchup as well.
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Having won four EuroBasket championships and a World Cup at the head of Spain, Scariolo is one of the most successful coaches in the history of international competitions,  and according to many players, journalists and commentators, he is regarded as the greatest national team coach of all time.
Maik Kotsar is the first weekly EuroLeague MVP of the season The second-best performance on Thursday and Friday belonged to a road win over Virtus Segafredo Bologna by scoring 26 points and