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Grant Hill to be named USA Basketball managing director

He will take managing director responsibilities after Tokyo Olympic Games

Emre Asikci   | 03.04.2021
Grant Hill to be named USA Basketball managing director

ISTANBUL

Grant Hill will be the Managing Director of the USA Basketball Men’s National Team after the Tokyo Olympic Games, USA Basketball announced on Saturday.

"It is a tremendous honor to serve as managing director of USA Basketball’s Men’s National Team. I am looking forward to working with the USA Basketball staff and Board of Directors to lead this organization so uniquely positioned for continued growth and for developing and promoting our top talent in events around the world" Hill said in a statement.

"As a member of the 1996 Dream Team, I know the thrill and responsibility it is to represent our country. I am confident USA Basketball will continue to showcase the top talent and highest character players in our country," he added.

Hill will succeed current managing director Jerry Colangelo after the Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The 48-year-old was a member of the gold medalist 1996 U.S. Olympic Men’s Basketball Team.

He completed his career as one of 17 players in NBA history to record over 17,000 points, 6,000 rebounds, and 4,000 assists.

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