Coach K and his olympic career

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Aug 2, 2008; Shanghai, CHINA; USA Men's Basketball team (L-R) player Dwight Howard, teammate Jason Kidd, teammate Kobe Bryant, head coach Mike Krzyzewski, and director Jerry Colangelo pose for photos during a press conference after arriving in Shanghai. Mandatory Credit: CSPA via USA TODAY Sports

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