It was a second appearance of Evgeniy Pashutin as a head coach in Lokomotiv. In the first time he led the club to 7DAYS EuroCup title in 2013.
This season the team had 5-2 record in the EuroCup and was 5-3 in the VTB League when the decision was taken. Branko Maksimovic is appointed as a head coach.
The club thanks Evgeniy Pashutin and wishes him the very best.