Former Great Britain forward Pops Mensah-Bonsu has become the general manager of the NBA G-League’s newest entrant.

The Londoner, who featured for GB at the 2012 Olympics in London, is to run the Capital City Go-Go, the Washington Wizards’ G League affiliate.

He spent the last two seasons as a pro personnel scout with the San Antonio Spurs. He returns to Washington, D.C., where he played four years at George Washington University and led the Colonials to two NCAA Tournament appearances. After going undrafted in the 2006 NBA Draft, Mensah-Bonsu signed with the Dallas Mavericks, spending the majority of the season with the Fort Wayne Flyers of the then-NBA Development League.

Mensah-Bonsu played four years in the NBA with Dallas, San Antonio, Toronto, Houston and New Orleans while also spending time in the NBA D League and overseas before retiring in 2015. Following his retirement, he worked at the National Basketball Players Association as a regional representative and international liaison for NBA players.

“I am humbled to be entrusted with this position and would like to thank the Wizards organization for the opportunity,” said Mensah-Bonsu. “Washington is my second home and the city has embraced me ever since I stepped on the George Washington campus. I am excited to be able to give back by making sure that the Go-Go is a pillar in the community and a team that the city can get behind.”

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