Coach K Post-Team USA Press Conference

The Duke head coach met the media on Thursday to discuss a wide range of topics

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski met the media following his return from coaching Team USA’s senior national team to a gold medal in the FIBA World Cup.

Topics of discussion:

1. Response to the article written by Yahoo! Sports which asserted that Duke has been the primary beneficiary of NBA players suiting up for Team USA.

2. How Coach K kept in touch and managed his Duke program from afar over the last two months.

3. The value of Jeff Capel for both Duke and Team USA during this year’s FIBA World Cup.

4. The status of Amile Jefferson, who returns from a hip injury this summer.

5. The state of the freshman class, which Coach K calls “advanced”.

6. A direct challenge to the above referenced article regarding the meeting with Paul George following the player’s injury.


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