Adam Silver’s statement regarding Jerry Colangelo

NEW YORK – NBA Commissioner Adam Silver released the following statement regarding Jerry Colangelo:

“Under Jerry Colangelo’s hands-on leadership, USA Basketball has been a model organization that has set the standard for international competition.  Jerry has not only overseen outstanding success on the court, but he has shaped the culture of the entire program and strengthened USA Basketball’s commitment to youth development.  We thank Jerry for his service as Chairman of USA Basketball and look forward to his continued contributions as Managing Director of the Men’s National Team.”