Found September 10, 2013 on
File this under things you never expected to hear Mike Krzyzewski say: "I'm madly in love with Beyonce."
Some context: Coach K addressed a group of Duke students camping out for basketball tickets on Saturday. And during his address, Krzyzewski started talking about his street cred.
Now, there's no denying that Krzyzewski has street cred. The man has coached Duke to four national championships and led the US Olympic team to two gold medals -- with a third likely to come in 2016. Guys respect him, and there's a validity to his popularity among the world's best athletes.
But despite his accolades, Krzyzewski still felt the need to explain why he's not some 66-year-old fogey -- so he shared a story about the time he presented LeBron James with the SI Sportsman of the Year award last December.
Krzyzewski started by talking about how LeBron called him up to specifically request that he be the presenter -- let me pick that name up for you, Mike -- and the...
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Duke Blue Devils basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski recently admitted that he was left in awe when he met Beyonce — who wouldn’t be? — during a speech in front of Duke students camping out for basketball tickets last weekend. Claiming he is “always looking for street cred,” Coach K later regaled the crowd with […]The post Mike Krzyzewski reveals that he’s ‘madly in...
Duke basketball head coach Mike Krzyzewski has met a lot of famous people over the years, but there’s at least one person who he got really, really excited to meet. Cool under pressure on the court, it was one of the world’s biggest celebrities that got Coach K real nervous.
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I mean, who doesn’t love B?
Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski is arguably one of the best college basketball coaches ever, and I’m sure many fans who get the opportunity to meet him get a little star stuck. So, who would make Coach K turn nervously red? Well, Beyonce of course.
“I really love Jay-Z, but I’m madly in love with Beyonce.”
Here’s how he told the story about...
The 66-year old legendary Duke coach, Mike Krzyzewski, regaled Blue Devils fans with the story of when he met his biggest crush, Beyonce.