The State of Duke Basketball: Coach K’s Olympic Commitment

Posted by Justin McTeer on July-8-2009 Add Comments

Not many people in Mike Krzyzewski's position are interested in a second job.  But that's exactly what Coach K has with USA basketball, albeit a part-time gig.

Recent reports of Krzyzewski's decision to stay with USA basketball through 2012 will certainly elicit mixed reactions from the Duke fanbase.

On one hand, there will be the pride of having their coach represent the nation on another gold medal Olympic run.  On the other hand, there is the nagging feeling that Coach K's previous Olympic commitment played a significant part in Duke's recent struggles.

With the decision apparently made, one question is at the forefront of Duke fans' minds—will Coach K's next stint with Olympic basketball lead to m...

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