Jerry Colangelo: “Our focus is apparently on the Olympics and I expected a different response”

Jerry Colangelo Team USA
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Jerry Colangelo addressed the desire of many NBA superstars to play for Team USA in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

Here is what the managing director of Team USA told The Athletic:

“The reality is the World Cup, although it’s very big around the world, it doesn’t have the same status in the States. Our focus is apparently on the Olympics, and I expected a different response.”