Coach K and his olympic career

Aug 24, 2008; Beijing, CHINA; The USA basketball team poses with coach Mike Krzyzewski (center) after the mens basketball gold medal game against Spain at the Beijing Olympic Basketball Gymnasium during the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. USA beat Spain 118-107 to win the gold medal. Mandatory Credit: Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

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In 2006, Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski was hired to “save” the United States Olympic basketball team. All those rich NBA stars supposedly needed a college coach to hammer some discipline into them. — Daniel Wetzel

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