Monday, October 19, 2015

Mike Krzyzewski to Step Down as Coach of Team USA After 2016 Olympics

Duke's Mike Krzyzewski plans to step down as head coach of Team USA after the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.

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Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski told ESPN that the 2016 Olympics will be his last one coaching the United States men's basketball national team, and that a succession plan to replace him will be announced in the coming year before the Games in Rio de Janeiro next summer.

"It is. It definitely is,'' Krzyzewski told ESPN about this being his last stint as head coach with USA Basketball. "I think it's time to move ahead. During the next season there will be a number of decisions made about the future of USA Basketball with Rio [the roster] and coaching.

"There has to be a succession ... a planned succession with really good people so we can keep the continuity of the program going.''

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Who will replace Coach K? How about John Calipari?

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