According to Eurohoops sources, one more non American former player is expected to be added in coach Popovich staff as an assistant coach, former Australian national team captain Matt Nielsen who had a long and succesful career in European club level. Of course the deals will be officially announced after the end of the season.
Matt Nielsen Rumors
That goal would be to play for an Olympic medal. Australia lost bronze-medal Olympic matches in 1988, 1996 and 2000 and has not played for gold — yet. “Russia was unbeaten so we feel like we’re really putting ourselves in the mix,” Aussie captain Matt Nielsen said. “We have USA next so we feel really confident going into that.”