There is no better coach in America than Geno Auriemma and we are delighted to be able to have a coach of his caliber lead our women's national team program through the 2012 Olympic GamesUConn's Auriemma to coach U.S. women Apr 15, 2009
We brought into the senior team's training camp last summer a select team of young NBA superstars and it proved to be valuable preparation for our Senior TeamUSA Select basketball team named Jul 16, 2008
We trust that Kobe will have a total and speedy recovery, and we were pleased that he expressed a willingness to remain as involved with our team as possible through this processLakers' Kobe Bryant has minor knee surgery Jul 15, 2006
The first major competition we are selecting a team for is the 2006 FIBA World ChampionshipUSA Basketball names initial roster Mar 05, 2006
By selecting Rudy, we are getting someone who brings impressive credentials. His accomplishments as a NBA player, NBA head coach and as a USA Basketball head coach are tremendousRudy Tomjanovich joins USA Basketball Feb 15, 2006
Jerry Colangelo November 20, 1939 (1939-11-20) (age 70) in Chicago Heights, Illinois, is an American businessman and sports mogul.
He is the former owner of the Phoenix Suns of the NBA, the Phoenix Mercury of the WNBA, the Arizona Sandsharks of the Continental Indoor Soccer League, the Arizona Rattlers of the Arena Football League and the Arizona Diamondbacks of Major League Baseball. He was also instrumental in the relocation of the Winnipeg Jets of the NHL to Phoenix to become the Phoenix Coyotes, which is now in bankruptcy.
He is the national director of USA Basketball and of the team that represented the United States in the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Colangelo also serves as Chairman of the National Italian American Foundation (NIAF), a nonprofit nonpartisan educational foundation that promotes Italian American culture and heritage. NIAF also serves as the voice for Italian Americans in Washington, D.C.