NBA superstar Grant Hill (Grant Hill) will become the first American men’s basketball team after the Tokyo Olympics.
Hill will succeed Jerry Colangel, who has been the executive director of the national team since 2005.
“This has been discussed for several months. NBA leader Adam Silver (Adam Silver) is a strong supporter of Hill’s candidate. Hill’s initial task is to choose a new head coach. Tokyo succeeded Greg Popovich,” wrote the first Adrian Wojnarowski. And reported the changes in American basketball executives.
Hill will actually have a menu function, because it is his task to recruit players for the national team, while Popovich and his successors are mainly coaches.
As a Hill player, he is a member of Dream Team III, which won the gold medal at the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. He was a two-time college champion at Duke University, a three-round draft pick and seven All-Star selections. He may become one of the greatest players of all time, but his career was ruined by a serious injury.
From 1994 to 2013, he played for Detroit, Orlando, Phoenix and the Clippers, and became one of the most popular basketball players in the world with 1,026 games, an average of 16.7 points, 6.0 rebounds and 4.1 assists. , Ended his career. He entered the Hall of Fame with Dino Rađa in 2018.