Jerry Colangelo Rumors

Grant Hill will become the men’s national team managing director following the Tokyo Olympics, USA Basketball said Saturday. He’ll replace the retiring Jerry Colangelo, in a move where one Basketball Hall of Famer takes over for another in the critical role of assembling teams that will compete for gold. “It’s just an incredible opportunity, also an incredible challenge,” Hill said Saturday.
Hill went into the Hall of Fame in 2018 and has worked as an NBA and college basketball analyst for Turner Sports for nearly a decade. And he’s part of the broadcast team for the men’s Final Four this weekend in Indianapolis, the sixth straight year he’s been on that crew. He will remain in broadcasting after assuming his USA Basketball job.
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Jason Kidd on having to overcome his rocky relationship with Jerry Colangelo to come play for him, despite being traded by Colangelo during their time together in Phoenix. “When Jerry gave me a call and asked if I would participate, at first I thought he was joking. But he was serious and anytime Jerry calls to ask you to do something there is no ‘no’…He did trade me and I was bitter about the trade because I loved Phoenix but I knew Jerry and Coach K were trying to fix team USA and put the best team together, maybe not top 12 or 13 players but the best team and I was honored to be asked.”