The former general manager of the Philadelphia 76ers and two NBA executives that year, Bryan Colangelo (Bryan Colangelo) purchased the ownership of NBL’s Illawarra Hawks.
Colangelo will also serve as an adviser to the Eagles, which has already volunteered for management earlier this year until NBL can find a new ownership group.
Colangelo has partnered with Austalian Dorry Kordahi and US Michael Proctor to purchase shares.
ESPN said that although Colangelo is not involved in the daily business of franchising, he will “as an equity partner of the ownership group to assist governance and strategy.”
“Australian basketball has a long history. For many years, NBL has played an important role in improving the popularity and participation level of the sport, and at the same time it has trained the best athletes and coaches in the world.” Luo said in the alliance press release.
“We are very pleased to be selected as the new partner of the league and are committed to exceeding our expectations and helping the Eagles fans.”
Colangelo’s investment in the Hawks marked his first adventure after leaving the 76ers messy, returning to the professional basketball court when he revealed that his wife operated multiple controversial anonymous Twitter accounts and slammed within the organization Others to support her husband. .
Earlier, Colangelo (Phoenix) and Toronto (Toronto) three of the three games were NBA executives that year.