Originally written on Fox Sports  |  Last updated 11/15/14
Mike Krzyzewski is only thinking about this year, not about a potential third Olympics as U.S. men's basketball coach. Clearing up the confusion created when Cleveland rookie Kyrie Irving said he ''found out'' Krzyzewski planned to lead the U.S. again in 2016, the Duke coach said Tuesday he is focused only on the remainder of this year's responsibilities. ''While Kyrie and I have discussed his potential role with USA Basketball in the future, my focus right now is on the remainder of our Duke team's season and the 2012 Olympics,'' Krzyzewski said in a statement provided by USA Basketball. ''Jerry Colangelo and I have not discussed anything beyond what is ahead of the USA National Team this summer as we pursue a gold medal in London.'' Krzyzewski led the U.S. to gold in 2008 and signed on the following summer for another run as coach. He guided the Americans to a world basketball championship in 2010 and they will be favored to defend their Olympic title this summer. A member of ...
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