Kerr has been Popovich’s assistant in recent years. He will lead the US national team during the 2023 World Cup and the 2024 Paris Games.
The new head coach of the US women’s national team, Sheryl Reeve, who served as an assistant to the apparatus led by former coaches Gino Orima and Don Staley, has already been appointed.
Behind the decisions on changes in the American crew, the new manager of the national team, 49-year-old Grant Hill, Olympic champion (1996) and former basketball player in the NBA (19 seasons). He replaced Jerry Colangelo as manager of the US national teams after the Olympic Games in Tokyo.
Steve Kerr – Silwitka
Monty Williams of the Phoenix Suns, Eric Spoelstra of the Miami Heat and Mark Vue of Gonzaga University will work with Kerr.
Kerr, 56, is a five-time NBA champion as a player (196-1998 with the Chicago Bulls, 1999 and 2003 with the San Antonio Spurs) and three times as a coach with the Warriors (2015, 2017, 2018).
Popovic (San Antonio), 72, and Colangelo, 82 (former coach, national team manager since 2010) both had contracts valid until the Tokyo Olympics.
Author: kz / po
Source: eurosport.pl, PAP
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