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MIKE KRZYZEWSKI RUMORS

Krzyzewski: Coaching US is no unfair edge at Duke

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) Mike Krzyzewski says his side job as coach of U.S. national team does not give him an unfair advantage at Duke. Krzyzewski met with media in Durham Thursday for the first time since leading the Americans to the gold medal at the Basketball World Cup in Spain. He fired back at critics who have suggested he uses his connections to the U.S. team for self-serving reasons...
Via AP on Fox
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski: ‘It’s utterly ridiculous’ to say that USA Basketball is a showcase for he and Duke

On Monday, Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski pulled no punches when discussed who he believed was really gaining anything from USA Basketball. Wojnarowski argued that the NBA should’ve already pulled its NBA stars from international competition and only Mike Krzyzewski and the Duke program are benefiting from having NBA stars win Gold in every tournament. Of course, this was the topic...
Via No Guts, No Glory
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Coach K refutes Team USA gig benefits Duke

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski said the notion that coaching USA Basketball gives him a recruiting advantage is "utterly ridiculous." In his first news conference since leading the U.S. men's national team to gold in the FIBA Basketball World Cup, Krzyzewski pushed back against points raised by a Yahoo! Sports column published Monday. As the head coach of the national...
Via Pro Sports Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Calipari: Duke benefits from Coach K coaching Team USA

Mike Krzyzewski, perhaps the greatest coach in the history of college basketball, has also been a major reason why Team USA has regained its stronghold on the international basketball circuit, helping lead the Americans to three consecutive world championships.  Following Team USA’s most recent FIBA World Cup title, though, Krzyzewski, thanks mostly to a scathing column written...
Via College Spun
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski argues that USA Basketball is just a showcase for Mike Krzyzewski and Duke

While you were knee deep in NFL football games on Sunday, the US team won the gold in the FIBA World Cup. The players involved celebrated the win, but many of us did not care to watch any of it. So that prompted Yahoo!’s Adrian Wojnarowski to ask a very interesting question: who is truly benefiting from NBA players risking injury to play for the US team? In Wojnarowski’s mind...
Via No Guts, No Glory
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose Mason Plumlee for Team USA

It certainly wasn't a defense and not even an explanation, but in an interview with a North Carolina newspaper, Mike Krzyzewski talks about why he chose his former center for Team USA ... and how USA Basketball only decided at the last minute to choose a select team to practice against the senior team. "We weren't even sure we were going to have a Select team for the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Mike Krzyzewski has great response on whether he’d trade for Kevin Love

Coach K says he’d trade for Kevin Love right now Like seemingly everyone these days, Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski was asked his opinion on Kevin Love and whether he would trade for him. During an interview with John Feinstein of CBS Sports radio, Coach K gave possibly the best response yet. Krzyzewski said that he would make the trade right away without any hesitation. Via CBS Sports...
Via Pass The Pill
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Coach K visited Mercer locker room after they beat Duke

Coach K is all class. While his players probably didn’t like this, the Duke basketball coach went to the Mercer locker room after his team lost on Friday afternoon, praising the Bears for a great game. This is pretty weird, as he seemed kind of happy that his young team lost. Losing early in the tournament is starting to become a trend for the Blue Devils, as the team has lost...
Via Diehardsport
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss
BATTLE OF WORDS

Brey responds to Coach K over ACC

Notre Dame coach Mike Brey responded to Coach K, who made some comments about the Irish joining the ACC only in certain sports.

Via College Spun
July 05, 2013  |  2 Comments

Krzyzewski: ACC should be thinking big with 15 teams

When Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski announced he would return as the head coach of Team USA last week, he had just a few moments between the press conference and a teleconference beginning just minutes later. But he still took time to answer questions about what will be a new-look ACC next year, and he was excited.So excited, in fact, that he said that the ACC was going to be the...
Via Fox Sports Carolinas
May 31, 2013  |  Discuss
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