Found May 22, 2013 on Red's Army:
Sports Illustrated is reporting that Mike Krzyewski will not retire from Team USA basketball: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as the head coach of USA Basketball for the 2016 Olympics, according to a source with direct knowledge of the situation. A formal announcement is expected in the next 48 hours. Krzyzewski led Team USA to gold medals in both the 2008 Beijing Olympics and the 2012 London Olympics. He had maintained for months that he would not return before reversing course in an interview with SI.com on Saturday. Krzyzewski, 66, has a 62-1 record with USA Basketball, and his tenure will now be extended to coach in the 2014 FIBA World Championship in Madrid and the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. Last August, Coach K told the media that Team USA’s gold medal game vs Spain would be his last as head coach. Not so fast. Doc Rivers emerged as a potential candidate thanks in large part to this glowing recommendation from Yahoo’s Adrian Wojnarowski. Doc later confirmed ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
RELATED ARTICLES

Doc Rivers is the Highest Paid NBA Coach

Forbes has posted their The Highest-Paid Coaches In American Sports 2013 list. NFL coaches dominate the top 10 with only 2 NBA coaches breaking into the list. Doc Rivers is in a 4 way tie with 3 football coaches for the 3rd highest paid coach this year and is tops in the NBA. The only other NBA coach to break into the top 10 is Gregg Popovich. The Patriot's Bill Belichek...

Doc Rivers turned down an offer to be Orlando Magic team president

Doc turned down the team presidency of the Orlando Magic. So he probably wants to go coach Joe Johnson, Marshon Brooks and Kris Humphries, right Brooklyn?Jackie MacMullan, still killing the game on ESPN Boston, uncovered a couple of fascinating nuggets in this must-read story on Thursday. According MacMullan, Doc Rivers was actively pursued by the Brooklyn Nets despite being under...

Celtics Deny Request From Nets To Interview Doc Rivers

The Boston Celtics have denied a request from the Brooklyn Nets to interview Doc Rivers for their head coaching vacancy. Rivers has three years and $21 million remaining on his contract. Danny Ainge declined to comment on the interest Rivers is receiving from the Nets. "Doc has told me he's coming back," Ainge said. "I talk to him almost every day about our team...

Celtics Deny Nets Permission To Speak With Doc Rivers

The Nets are looking to hire a big name with a strong track record to fill their vacant head coaching position, and those big names seem to either have no interest or it’s just not the right time. ESPN Boston is reporting that the Brooklyn Nets reached out to the Boston Celtics to get permission to speak with Doc Rivers about their head coaching position, but were strongly denied...

Source: Boston Celtics Denied Brooklyn Nets Permission to Talk With Doc Rivers

Photo by Winslow Townson/AP Doc Rivers will not manage the Brooklyn Nets. Celtics president of basketball operations Danny Ainge, who has long praised his head coach Doc Rivers, has denied the Brooklyn Nets access to speak with Rivers about the open head coaching position, according to Jackie MacMullan of ESPN. This shouldn’t come as a surprise after the Nets targeted Rivers as...

No Team USA for Doc

 After the Olympics, it was reported that Team USA coach, Mike Krzyzewski was thinking of retiring and that Doc Rivers, along with Gregg Popovich and Doug Collins, was a frontrunner to replace him.   Doc had said that he would be honored to coach the US Olympic team.  Now, it seems that none of the 3 will take over the job as according to SI's Pete Thamel,  Krzyzewski will...

Report: Mike Krzyzewski to Return as Coach USA Basketball Team

  Last week we reported that Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski, was thinking about backing out of his mini-retirement from coaching the USA Basketball Team. Well, according to Pete Thamel of Sports Illustrated, Krzyzewski is expected to announce his return soon. Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as the head coach of USA Basketball for the 2016 Olympics, according to a source...

Report: Mike Krzyzewski Returning To USA Basketball As Head Coach

After announcing in February that he would not return to coach Team USA, Duke head coach, Mike Krzyzewski, has reportedly had a change of heart and will return to USA Basketball as head coach beginning with the 2014 FIBA World Championship. According to Pete Thamel, Sports Illustrated: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as the head coach of USA Basketball for the 2016...

Fiddlin' and Diddlin' Celtics Daily Links - 5/24

Herald  Sullinger encouraged by taking his rehab slowlySullinger encouraged by taking his rehab slowlyNotebook: Rookie Jared Sullinger lets Doc Rivers and Co. ‘breathe’Jared Sullinger’s a class act Globe  NBA Quick Hits: 5 questionable coaching decisions Danny Ainge denies Brooklyn Nets permission to talk to Doc Rivers Celtics Green  All NBA Teams Announced - No CelticsChris...

Report: Krzyzewski back to Olympics

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as the head coach of the men's basketball team for the 2016 Olympics, according to a report by SI.com. Crediting a "source with direct knowledge of the situation," the report states that an official announcement will come within 48 hours that Krzyzewski will be returning to coach USA Basketball. Krzyzewski has been highly...

Report: Mike Krzyzewski to Return as USA Basketball Coach

We reported the news a few days ago that Coach K was considering returning to coach Team USA despite saying he wouldn’t return. Didn’t take that long for the news to become official. Coach K will be back. Per Pete Thamel of  Sports Illustrated: Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as the head coach of [...]

Krzyzewski Plans To Utilize Jabari Parker Like LeBron

Mike Krzyzewski gave Jabari Parker an idea of how he plans to utilize him when the two spoke during the star forward's recruitment. "[We're going to] mirror some of the things we've done on the Olympic team," Krzyzewski promised. Krzyzewski plans to apply what he learned from coaching LeBron James to how he can coach Parker. Parker is listed as a small forward...

Report: Mike Krzyzewski to return as Team USA Basketball coach

Sports Illustrated's Pete Thamel reports that Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski will be returning as Team USA's men's basketball head coach.

K – On To Rio!

The big news of the day is Coach K’s decision to return to his Olympic duties. Olympics & Duke: Coach K’s in ‘em both for the long haul Ed Hardin column: At 66 for Mike Krzyzewski, ‘it’s a good time’ Krzyzewski doesn’t ‘see an end’ to his Duke coaching career Coach K returns to Olympics, sticks with Duke Coach K Returns To Team USA Mike Krzyzewski’s return...
Blue Devils News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.