WEST POINT, N.Y. — It was the summer of 1988 and Jerry Colangelo, then the general manager of the Phoenix Suns, was looking for a new head coach. He had pieced together a talented roster. A trade the previous winter had delivered the Suns a future All-Star point guard, Kevin Johnson. Show More Summary
Talk your ish, Jerry. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo won’t make any apologies for his squad blowing out the competition—the executive says other countries should “get their act together” and The post Team USA’s Jerry Colangelo: ‘Other Teams Better Get Their Act Together’ appeared first on SLAMonline.
For a team that won group play games by margins as slim as three, three, and six points, Team USA didn’t make this Olympic basketball tournament feel particularly dramatic. Polishing off Serbia 96-66 was the exclamation point on another...Show More Summary
USA Basketball's general manager doesn't apologize for a blowout win.
Jerry Colangelo wanted to create a USA Basketball program where superstars signed on for multiple years instead of simply parachuting in for bigger tournaments. The 2016 team underscores the failure of that goal. When Jerry Colangelo took over USA Basketball in 2005, he had both immediate and long-term goals. Show More Summary
Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry confirmed Monday in a press release that he would skip the 2016 Rio Olympics, per the Warriors PR on Twitter, citing recent ankle and knee injuries as primary factors in his decision to abstain...Show More Summary
Jerry Colangelo's role in the new front office structure of the Philadelphia 76ers forced the league to limit his control and access over the U.S. basketball program.
While Jerry Colangelo gave up his position of chairman of basketball operations for the Philadelphia 76ers to become a special adviser after the team hired his son, Bryan, to be its president of basketball operations, the NBA is reportedly...Show More Summary
Philadelphia 76ers Managing General Partner Josh Harris announced today that the team has named Bryan Colangelo as President of Basketball Operations. As part of the transition, Jerry Colangelo will relinquish the role of Chairman of Basketball Operations and remains as a special advisor to Harris. Colangelo most recently served as President and General Manager of the [...]
The Philadelphia 76ers officially announced the hiring of Bryan Colangelo as president of basketball operations and general manager on (...)
On Wednesday, Sam Hinkie resigned as general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers, a move that seemingly grew more and more inevitable over the past few months. By bringing on Jerry Colangelo in January, Hinkie’s plan took an abrupt and unpredicted detour with Philadelphia moving on less than three years into his tenure. Show More Summary
Sam Hinkie's demise was put in motion when Jerry Colangelo joined the 76ers' franchise in December.
Hinkie, who ran an analytics-minded front office, had his power weakened in December when the 76ers hired Jerry Colangelo as chairman of basketball operations.
Philadelphia 76ers general manager Sam Hinkie stepped down from his post Wednesday, months after the arrival of Jerry Colangelo as chairman of basketball operations. ESPN.com's Marc Stein first reported the team's latest change in the front office. Show More Summary
Mike Krzyzewski and Jerry Colangelo issued a joint statement Thursday confirming the Duke basketball head coach’s desire to coach the United States National Team in the 2016 Rio Olympics. There was a report that indicated Krzyzewski’s status for the Olympic Games this summer could be in jeopardy. Show More Summary
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo assured the public Thursday that Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski will lead the Americans at the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. In a statement, Colangelo made his thoughts clear (via Marc Stein of ESPN.com) : I'd like to clarify comments I made last weekend in Toronto. Show More Summary
USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo expects Mike Krzyzewski to lead the Americans this summer, and the coach says he has "every intention" of being in Brazil.
No one wants to see LeBron James get the Zika virus during the Olympics... especially Team USA managing director Jerry Colangelo who says they're doing everything they can to protect the players. With everyone talking about the Zika scare in…
Desperate for veteran leadership, the Philadelphia Sixers—new front-office boss Jerry Colangelo, specifically—reached out to a pair of retired former players. Jason Richardson and Elton Brand were contacted, and the latter The post The Sixers Tried to Re-Sign Jason Richardson appeared first on SLAMonline.
Jerry Colangelo didn't need the headaches of lifting the Philadelphia 76ers from the bottom of the barrel — some would say tank — three years into General Manager Sam Hinkie's unapologetic strategy of trading established players for draft picks to pile up money and assets for an overhaul of the...