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Earlier this week, Duke University and Team USA head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced he was most likely stepping away from Team USA coaching duties after the 2012 Olympics in London.  The Coach K/Jerry Colangelo rebirth of Team USA has been spectacular after the failures that were the 2002 World Championships and 2004 Olympics in Athens.  Since taking over the team in 2006, Team USA has lost one game in international play (the 2006 World Championship Semi-Final against Greece). Now it appears that six plus years of extra games, travel and game planning is enough for Coach K, who calls coaching for USA Basketball "the best honor" of his career (H/T to ESPN's Marc Stein). "There's no question [that] you put your career a little bit on the line when you're coaching the national team if you don't win the gold. ... [But] I'm excited about it. I've not looked at it as pressure throughout my whole time. When we won in 2008, I wasn't relieved. I wa...
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