Although the US team did not like it before the Olympics, it won the gold medal at the tournament held in Tokyo. Although the team Grija Popovica In the first match, he lost to France 76:83, then won all matches, including the final with the Frenchman (87:82).
After the Tokyo Olympics, he became the new managing director of the US team Grant Hill. Now he will face a very difficult and arduous task. As reported by “The Undefeated” portal, Hill will have to find a new team manager, because Popovich will not lead Work crew National.
Popovic will leave the US team
Popovic, 72, who replaced Mike Krzyewski in 2016, has accomplished his mission with the US team and the squad is already looking for a replacement. Possible candidates include Steve Kerr (Golden State Warriors), Nate MacMillan (Atlanta Hawks), Monty Williams (Phoenix Suns), Jason Kidd and Chauncey Billups.
The selection of the new coach for the US national team will take place before the start of the new season NBA. This will start on October 19.
Popovic has been working since 1996 San Antonio Tottenham. The experienced coach won five championship titles with the club. In the 2012/13 season, the San Antonio Spurs reached the final NBAWhere he lost to the Miami Heat.
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