Grand Hill, 48, a key figure in American basketball, who played more than 1,000 NBA games from 1994 to 2013, will be the future boss of the U.S. team, USA Basketball announced Saturday. In a press release. The former winger, Jerry Colongelo (81), the 1996 Olympic champion in Atlanta, has been the general manager of the exam since 2005.
Under Colangelo, who began his managerial career with Phoenix Suns from 1968, he was also the owner from 1987 to 2004. The United States team has won 97 of 101 matches, winning the last three Olympics. (2008, 2012, 2016) and two World Cups, in 2010 and 2014, before losing to France in the quarterfinals of the 2019 World Cup (89-79).
Seven times All-Star
He graduated from Duke University, with whom he was a two-time NCAA Champion, and later at the Detroit, Orlando and Phoenix NBA, where he was a seven-time All-Star, starting a career as a CBS commentator after retiring from the Grand Hill Courts. He became a part-time owner of the Atlanta Hawks in 2015. “As a member of the 1996 Dream Team *, I know both the enthusiasm and the responsibility that comes with representing your country.”, He said in a statement.
* U.S. team marching at the Atlanta Olympics, with Grand Hill, Charles Barclay, Anferney Hardway, Carl Malone, Reggie Miller, Shaquille O’Neal, Naturalized Nigerian Hakeem Oljouvon, Gary Baton, Scotty Pippon Mitch Richmond, David and David.