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John Thompson III    

Assistant Coach for the United States Men's National Basketball Team; ESPN College Basketball Analyst

John Thompson III has been the assistant coach for the United States men's national basketball team since 2017. He previously served as the head coach of the men's basketball team at Georgetown University. Prior to being hired at Georgetown, Thompson was the head coach for four years at his alma mater, Princeton University.

Thompson's first notable win with the team took place on January 21, 2006, when unranked Georgetown upset No. 1 Duke. This was Georgetown's first win over a No. 1 ranked team in 21 years. Thompson also achieved his 100th win as a head coach a few nights later with an 85–82 win in double overtime at Notre Dame.

Thompson's 13-year tenure as head coach is the second longest in Georgetown history, and his 278 wins are also second all-time in school history–in both cases, only behind his father, former Georgetown coach John Thompson, Jr.

On October 12, 2017, Thompson was named by USA Basketball as the assistant coach of the United States men's national basketball team for all FIBA World Cup qualifiers leading to the 2019 FIBA World Cup. This was his second time as an assistant coach in the National Programme; he has previously (2008) served as an assistant for the Under 18 men's team.

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