JERRY COLANGELO RUMORS

Arizona Diamondbacks payroll might top $100 million mark

In the Diamondbacks’ post-Jerry Colangelo existence payroll has always been a consideration in roster construction just as it is with nearly every other team in the majors. Although one of the rare exceptions resides within the Diamondbacks’ division there is some good news when it comes to competing with the Los Angeles Dodgers. They won’t come anywhere close to the Dodgers...
Via Pro Sports Daily
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Colangelo's Repair Of Nike Relationship Helped Fund USA Basketball Boom

In rebuilding USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo's ability to get Nike on a three-year deal as a sponsor in 2005 allowed it to become a self-sufficient entity. "The Nike relationship with the NBA had fallen apart," Colangelo said. "But I had a lot of relationships there myself. Phil Knight was a partner of mine in the baseball team in Arizona. I've known Phil...
Via RealGM
July 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Team USA might be getting marquee players to return

Jerry Colangelo says he's receiving positive indications that Durant, Westbrook, Harden and Love want to play for Team USA next summer. — Jon Krawczynski (@APkrawczynski) July 22, 2013 Anytime NBA players can commit to playing for Team USA is a huge boost. They play a long NBA season and to represent their home country in either the Olympics of qualifying events, is...
Via Crossover Chronicles
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Colangelo clarifies D-Will remarks

Jerry Colangelo said Saturday he never said Deron Williams was unfit to play in the Olympics, only that the point guard wasn't in great shape when the US men's basketball team began training last summer.
Via Fox Olympics
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss
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Colangelo: D-Will was overweight

USA Basketball president Jerry Colangelo says Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams was overweight at the Olympics.

Via The Other Paper
February 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Colangelo hopes Coach K will return in 2016

LONDON -- Jerry Colangelo hasn't given up on Mike Krzyzewski returning as U.S. men's Olympic basketball coach after the London Games. Krzyzewski has said he believes this will be his last time coaching the national team. Colangelo said Monday he thinks that is probably true. Still, the USA Basketball chairman added he's "not 100 percent sure" Krzyzewski is...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
July 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Colangelo still hopes Coach K will be back in 2016

Jerry Colangelo will see if he can persuade Mike Krzyzewski to return as U.S. men's Olympic basketball coach. Krzyzewski has said he believes the London Games will be his last time coaching the national team. Colangelo says he thinks that is probably true, however, the USA Basketball chairman adds that he's ''not 100 percent sure myself that he's done.'&...
Via AP on Fox
July 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Colangelo: 2012 Olympians Will Compare Favorably To Dream Team

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo has a roster capable of Olympic glory.
Via RealGM
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Colangelo: '12 Olympians to rival Dream Team

Jerry Colangelo expects there will be comparisons next summer between the Dream Team and the 2012 Olympic basketball team. He says to bring them on. "I think it will be a fair comparison with the Dream Team," the USA Basketball chairman said in a phone interview Thursday with FOX Sports Florida about what can be expected from his team in London two decades after the Dream...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Colangelo partners with school of sports business

Jerry Colangelo was long one of sports' most respected executives, trusted by both owners and players. Now he's ready to share some of what made him successful - and maybe help little Grand Canyon University realize its big-time athletic dreams. The Phoenix school announced Tuesday the partnership of the Colangelo School of Sports Business, and the namesake says he plans...
Via AP on Fox
October 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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