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Calendar icon 09/03/2021

Milutinov: “I love playing in OAKA, my return to Piraeus will be very emotional”

Nikola Milutinov, the center of CSKA Moscow, spoke exclusively in bwin’s camera, a few hours before the EuroLeague’s game against Panathinaikos.

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The Serbian 7-footer talked about his health problems and how he fought against COVID-19. He described his everyday life since he was tested positive to coronavirus, until his full rehabilitation and his return to the courts.

Nikola Milutinov also discussed his transfer to CSKA Moscow and his first days as a player of the Russian team. Also, he talked about the beginning of the season in EuroLeague and expressed his positive feeling for the next stages of the competition, despite the difficult start.

“It was difficult to leave everything behind”, responded when asked about his decision to leave from Olympiakos after five years and sign for CSKA Moscow.

When he was asked about Panathinaikos, he said that the “greens” are a strong team and he focused on transition as their main advantage. He also mentioned that he loves playing in OAKA.

“Olympiacos performs well, with team spirit”, responded when asked about his previous team. Finally, he stated that his return to the “Peace and Friendship Stadium” will be very emotional, since he had five wonderful years with his ex-teammates.

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