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USA Basketball slam dunks with hire of Grant Hill

By ALAN WALLS Welcome to The International Basketball Opinion, the world’s only blog specifically dedicated to international basketball news, business and current events.   Yesterday USA Basketball announced the hiring of Grant Hill to replace Jerry Colangelo as men’s team managing director after the Tokyo Olympics. This a GREAT hire by USA Basketball! There is no one more qualified for the position: - Gold medalist with the 1990 USA U18 Americas Championship team - Bronze medalist with the 1991 USA Pan American Games team - 2-time national champion at Duke University (1991 & 1992) - Member of 1992 USA Developmental Team that scrimmaged and beat the original Dream Team - 1996 USA Olympic Gold medal team member - Played on five USA Basketball teams and won two gold medals and one bronze medal and compiled an overall record of 26-1 (.963 winning percentage) - Played 19 NBA seasons: 7-time All-Star, 5-time All-NBA -