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Former CU Buffs basketball player Jamahl Mosley to help lead USA Select team

Squad will help train US Olympic team


COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The three-man coaching staff for the 2021 USA Basketball Select Team, assembled to help train against the USA Basketball Men’s National Team ‘s Las Vegas training camp today was announced by USA Men’s National Team managing director Jerry Colangelo.

Former Colorado Buffaloes men’s basketball player Jamahl Mosley will be part of that staff.

Miami Heat head coach Erik Spoelstra will serve as head coach of the 2021 USA Select Team. Gonzaga University head coach Mark Few, who served as an assistant coach with the 2019 Select Team and head coach of the 2015 USA Pan American Games Team, and Mosley, a Dallas Mavericks assistant who served as an assistant coach at the 2018 USA National Team minicamp, will serve as assistant coaches.

“We’re very fortunate to have highly regarded coaches like Erik, Mark and Jamahl accept the responsibility of coaching the 2021 USA Select Team and helping prepare our national team for the Tokyo Olympics,” Jerry Colangelo, USA National Team managing director since 2005, said in a release. “Erik has been extremely successful in Miami and won back-to-back NBA championships, and we’re excited to have him involved and become part of USA Basketball’s remarkable coaching legacy. It’s going to be really helpful to have all three coaches involved in this year’s Las Vegas training camp.”

Mosley just completed his seventh season as an assistant coach with the Dallas Mavericks and he also served as the head coach of Dallas’ Summer League squad from 2017-19. Prior to joining the Mavericks, Mosley spent four seasons as an assistant coach for the Cleveland Cavaliers from 2010-14. Before joining the Cavaliers in July 2010, Mosley spent five seasons with the Denver Nuggets. His tenure began in player development and advance scouting before he became an assistant coach for his last three seasons with the franchise. The Nuggets reached the playoffs, winning 50 games or more, each of his final three years.

A native of Milwaukee, Mosley was a four-year letterman at Colorado (1997-2001). Named in 2000 All-Big 12 Conference third team, he is one of 37 players in CU history to score more than 1,000 points. Following his collegiate career, he played four seasons of professional basketball overseas, including two years for the Victoria Titans (Australia), one year with Baloncesto Leon (Spain) and one year in South Korea.

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