The man in charge of USA Basketball once owned the Suns and Diamondbacks, the WNBA's Mercury, and the arena league's Rattlers. He was also responsible for bringing the NHL to Phoenix. But if you were to say something nasty to his mom, Jerry Colangelo wasn't always above behaving like some beer-soaked barfly in Sahuarita. Read more...
The Brooklyn Nets will not win a postseason series if Deron Williams continues to struggle. Williams hasn ’t been the same player since aggravating an ankle injury in the 2012 Olympics. USA Basketball president Jerry Colangelo told the Daily News that Williams was out of shape at the Olympics prior to aggravating the injury. Show More Summary
Forget about the “brawl” David Lee helped instigate against the Indiana Pacers, he’s got bigger things on his plate. Global-sized things even. Per Chris Tomasson of Fox Sports Florida, Lee approached Jerry Colangelo, chairman of the USA basketball team, to see if he could join in on the festivities: Colangelo, chairman of USA Basketball, said [...]
Jerry Colangelo doesn’t know who the coach will be and is still holding out hope it will be Mike Krzyzewski. But some of the players are coming together who could represent Team USA at the World Cup next year in Spain. Colangelo, chairman of USA Basketball, said Tuesday by phone that Golden State Warriors forward David [...]
Portland Trail Blazers rookie point guard Damian Lillard continues to take the league by storm and now he’s well on his way to taking his game global. CSNNW.com has learned that the three-time NBA Rookie of the Month and NBA Skills Challenge champion is on the verge of being invited to participate in the USA Men’s [...]
HOUSTON (AP) -- Jerry Colangelo says he never said Deron Williams was unfit to play in the Olympics, only that the point guard wasn't in great shape when the U.S. men's basketball team began training last summer.
That the Raptors need some kind of shake-up seems to be universally accepted at this point. There has been no indication that Jerry Colangelo is going to be dismissed. He also went on the record that Dwane Casey’s job is safe. So that...Show More Summary
Jerry Colangelo has been re-elected to a second term as chairman of USA Basketball after overseeing a program that has dominated world basketball under his guidance.
Jerry Colangelo has been re-elected to oversee the Team USA Basketball program that he helped return to dreaminess. Sports Illustrated's Chris Mannix shared the news on Twitter: Jerry Colangelo has been re-elected chairman of USA Basketball’s...Show More Summary
Jerry Colangelo, 2009-12 USA Basketball chairman and managing director of USA Basketball’s 2006-08 and 2009-12 men’s national teams, has been re-elected chairman of USA Basketball’s Board of Directors for the 2013-16 term. The announcement...Show More Summary
The basketball Hall of Fame is changing the name of its showcase atrium to honor Jerry Colangelo.
Jerry Colangelo to continue as President of USA Basketball till 2016 – NBA News As uncertainty revolves the U.S team that will be sent to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, USA Basketball President Jerry Colangelo has announced that he will continue in his position for the next four years; “I’ve decided I’m going to continue. Show More Summary
Jerry Colangelo applauds the maturity shown by LeBron James – NBA Update LeBron James has achieved much success in the year 2012 and things could not have gone any better than summing up the campaign by winning an Olympic gold medal. However...Show More Summary
Team USA is back on top in another Olympic cycle. But what will the team look like in 2014 and 2016? The Hook assesses who might be leaving, who might be coming back and who is rising up. Jerry Colangelo, Mike Krzyzewski and everyone...Show More Summary
The "program" that Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski have built -- as well as stars' ability to put away their egos -- has once again made it cool for multi-millionaires to represent the red, white and blue
As the Olympics have taken over the basketball stage this summer, NBA commissioner David Stern and associated business partners have discussed the idea of restricting the NBA's Olympic participants to an age limit of 23 years old and turning the FIBA World Championships into international basketball's marquee event. Show More Summary
Jerry Colangelo, head of Team USA Basketball, hopes that he can persuade Mike Krzyzewski to return as the Olympic team's head coach, ESPN.com reports. Colangelo knows that he would be hard-pressed to find a sideline leader who is a better fit for the role as the national hoops chief. Here are three reasons why Coach K is the perfect Team USA Coach: Begin Slideshow
Jerry Colangelo wants Mike Krzyzewski back for 2016 Olympic games – NBA News Even though Team U.S.A head coach Mike Krzyzewski has said that this may be his last outing as coach of the national team, U.S.A Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo...Show More Summary