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Grant Hill Will Become Managing Director of USA Basketball

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After 18 years as an NBA player, Grant Hill moved to the broadcast booth and eventually became a businessman. All of that experience led him to his next opportunity.

Managing Director of USA Basketball’s Men’s National Team.

After the Tokyo Olympics, Hill will assume the role, replacing current managing director, Jerry Colangelo.

“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,” said Hill 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.”

The 7x NBA All-Star and Basketball Hall of Famer takes over for Colangelo, who has held the position since 2005.

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