JERRY COLANGELO NEWS

Kawhi Leonard, LaMarcus Aldridge withdraw from USA Basketball consideration

When USA Basketball released its 19-man pool of players that would be contending for a spot to play in the World Championships this summer, a couple of names that were left off the list weren’t done so as a result of a decision made by Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski. Instead, two All-Star caliber players voluntarily withdrew from consideration. Kawhi Leonard is coming off...
Via Pro Sports Daily
5 days ago  |  Discuss

US chooses 19 players for men's basketball roster

Coach Mike Krzyzewski hopes Derrick Rose's NBA comeback begins in a USA uniform. Even if Rose isn't ready, the Americans have plenty of talent for another run at a world championship. Rose and four returnees from the 2012 Olympic men's basketball champions were among the 19 players selected Monday for this summer's U.S. national team roster. Kevin Durant, Kevin Love...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Team USA announces 28 man basketball pool for 2014 World Cup

Team USA Basketball has announced their official roster for their 2014 training camp. In a press release which can be read in full here, the organization stated that they are pleased with the pool of players that will eventually morph into their World Cup roster. Please click here to read this story. The post Team USA announces 28 man basketball pool for 2014 World Cup appeared...
Via Players View
8 days ago  |  Discuss

USA Basketball Releases 2014 Training Camp Roster

Featuring 19 players, including two players who are new additions to the 2014-16 USA Basketball National Team roster, USA Basketball Chairman and National Team Managing Director Jerry Colangelo announced this summer’s USA Basketball Men’s National Team from which the 2014 USA World Cup Team will be selected. Added to the 2014-16 USA National Team roster and participating in the...
Via RealGM
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Thunder's Russell Westbrook will not play for Team USA this summer

Oklahoma City Thunder point guard Russell Westbrook, an Olympic and World Championship gold medalist, has confirmed with USA Basketball Director Jerry Colangelo that he will not be able to participate on the USA Basketball Men’s National Team this summer.Westbrook has had a history of knee problems the last two seasons which have curtailed the number of games he has been able to...
Via The Daily Sports Herald
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NBA draft could have profound impact on Suns

Forty-five years ago, a Kennedy half-dollar twirled in the air and with it the fate of the Phoenix Suns. Jerry Colangelo called "heads." The coin showed "tails," and the Milwaukee Bucks won the rights to the 1969 NBA draft's first pick, who would become one of the sport's all-time greats. This year's draft might lack another Lew Alcindor, now known...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

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

Durant, Love Commit To Play For Team USA In 2014 FIBA World Cup

Kevin Durant and Kevin Love have confirmed that they will play in next year's FIBA World Cup in Spain. "I told Kevin (Durant) yesterday I was committed," Love said. "He committed last night to (Coach K) and the team, so it's just a cool thing." Jerry Colangelo told Marc J. Spears of Yahoo! that he hasn't asked LeBron James to play in the event and...
Via RealGM
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K eyes third gold for US

Mike Krzyzewski thought he was done with USA Basketball. He said he was done, too. After helping Team USA win two straight Olympic gold medals, there appeared little left for him to accomplish. After the team won in London last summer, Krzyzewski prepared to walk away. It didn't take long for Jerry Colangelo to know that Krzyzewski wasn't as resolute in his stance as he...
Via Fox Olympics
July 22, 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 a testament...
Via Bloguin Best
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K eyes third gold with Team USA

Mike Krzyzewski thought he was done with USA Basketball. He said he was done, too. After helping Team USA win two straight Olympic gold medals, there appeared little left for him to accomplish. After the team won in London last summer, Krzyzewski prepared to walk away. It didn't take long for Jerry Colangelo to know that Krzyzewski wasn't as resolute in his stance as he...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 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

Krzyzewski begins the quest for third gold

Mike Krzyzewski (shuh-SHEF'-skee) was fully convinced his Olympic duties were over. Team USA had just won its second straight gold medal in London, and he said he was done as coach. But Jerry Colangelo, the managing director for USA Basketball, says Krzyzewski started showing signs of possibly returning just a few weeks after the London Games. He made it official in the spring...
Via AP on Fox
July 22, 2013  |  Discuss

New faces gather for Team USA camp

Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski arrived in Las Vegas with a group of 28 players ready to participate in a four-day camp that will mark the beginning of preparations for next summer's World Cup in Madrid. LeBron James isn't on the list. Kevin Durant, Carmelo Anthony and Kobe Bryant aren't here, either. Not one player with significant Olympic experience. And that...
Via AP on Fox
July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: USA Basketball relocating to Tempe

After a failed attempt to move to Arizona in 2008, USA Basketball plans to relocate to Tempe, though a timeline remains unclear. According to a report in the Arizona Republic, which cites unnamed sources, the national governing body of basketball will soon announce plans to move from Colorado Springs, Colo., to Tempe as part of an Arizona State University development project. In...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
June 11, 2013  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins Invited To USA Basketball Mini-Camp

DeMarcus Cousins has been invited to USA Basketball's mini-camp in late July. Jerry Colangelo said Cousins had "some growing up to do" when he was a member of a select team practicing against USA Basketball's Olympic team last summer. Cousins took offense to the comments. "You bury the past and go forward," Colangelo said. "He's invited and he...
Via RealGM
June 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Krzyzewski To Remain Head Coach Of USA Basketball

Mike Krzyzewski has decided to remain as head coach of USA Basketball through the 2016 Olympics in Rio, according to a source. A formal announcement is expected by the end of the week. Krzyzewski has a 62-1 record with USA Basketball. Jerry Colangelo has stayed confident since the end of the 2012 Olympics that he could persuade Krzyzewski to return. 
Via RealGM
May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Suns owner Jerry Colangelo once punched a fan in the face during NBA Finals

Tweet Sometimes fans can get a little out of hand at sporting events, and sometimes those fans need to be dealt with accordingly. A classic example is this story of former Phoenix Suns owner Jerry Colangelo, father of current Raptors executive Bryan Colangelo, where Jerry punched a fan for disrespecting his family. Here are details [...]
Via Los That Sports Blog
May 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K could return to US team

Mike Krzyzewski is no longer ruling out a return as coach of the U.S. Olympic men's basketball team. Though the Duke coach had repeatedly said he wouldn't be back after last summer, USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says they spoke about a week ago and there has been ''movement'' toward a return. Krzyzewski told Sports Illustrated in a story Saturday...
Via Fox Sports
May 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K stepping down as Team USA coach

After seven years and two Olympic gold medals, Mike Krzyzewski has decided to step down as the head coach of the USA men’s basketball team. Krzyzewski was hired by USA basketball president Jerry Colangelo in 2006 after a disappointing performance at the 2004 Olympics that landed Team USA the bronze medal. Krzyzewski wanted to return to the winning tradition of USA basketball...
Via Bloguin Best
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Coach K stepping down as Team USA coach

After seven years and two Olympic gold medals, Mike Krzyzewski has decided to step down as the head coach of the USA men’s basketball team. Krzyzewski was hired by USA basketball president Jerry Colangelo in 2006 after a disappointing performance at the 2004 Olympics that landed Team USA the bronze medal. Krzyzewski wanted to return to the winning tradition of USA basketball...
Via Crossover Chronicles
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

David Lee wants to play for Team USA in Spain

Jerry Colangelo doesnt 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 Lee, a former University of Florida star, approached him at All...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Damian Lillard Will Likely Be Invited To USA Basketball Select Team

In 55 games this season, Rookie of the Year favorite, Damian Lillard, is averaging 18.4 points, 6.5 assists, and 3.2 rebounds per game. His high level of play already has him in consideration for the National Team, according to Director of USA Basketball, Jerry Colangelo, who said Lillard’s chances of being invited to the USA Basketball Select Team in Las Vegas this July are...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Jerry Colangelo: Deron Williams was Overweight at Olympics

  There has been many thoughts and concern about the play of Brooklyn Nets point guard Deron Williams lately. Williams will miss his first all-star game in 3 years today, after his sub-par play this season has left him off the squad. After receiving platelet-rich plasma injections in his ankles recently, many assumed that Williams has been concealing an injury. The Nets seem to...
Via BlackSportsOnline
February 17, 2013  |  Discuss
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