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Mike Krzyzewski Named Particular Adviser to NBA Operations After Legendary Duke Profession

Tyler Conway@@jtylerconwayTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVMay 10, 2023Lance King/Getty ImagesFormer Duke men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is coming to the NBA—just not as a coach.The NBA announced Kryzyewski as a new special adviser to basketball operations in a statement Wednesday.”This is a tremendous opportunity to deepen my connection to the NBA and participate in conversations about

Mike Krzyzewski Named Particular Adviser to NBA Operations After Legendary Duke Profession

Tyler Conway@@jtylerconwayTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVCould 10, 2023

DURHAM, NC - FEBRUARY 14: Former Duke Blue Devils head coach Mike Krzyzewski and his wife, Mickie Krzyzewski, attend the game against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 14, 2023 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

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Former Duke males’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski is coming to the NBA—simply not as a coach.

The NBA announced Kryzyewski as a brand new particular adviser to basketball operations in an announcement Wednesday.

“This can be a super alternative to deepen my connection to the NBA and take part in conversations about additional strengthening the league and the sport,” Krzyzewski mentioned in an announcement. “Even in my retirement from teaching, my ardour for the game has by no means been greater. This position will allow me to remain engaged with basketball on the highest stage.”

Kryzyewski retired from teaching final yr after spending 47 years in school basketball, the ultimate 42 coming at Duke. He’s the winningest coach in males’s school basketball historical past with 1,202 wins, capturing 5 nationwide championships and reaching 13 Last Fours. He was additionally named Nationwide Coach of the 12 months on eight totally different events.

Except for his brilliance within the school recreation, Kryzyewski additionally helped flip round Staff USA Basketball over a 12-year tenure. He led the US to Olympic gold medals in 2008, 2012 and 2016 and compiled an 88-1 total report on the worldwide stage.

“We’re honored to have Coach Okay be part of the NBA household and share his huge expertise and experience with the league and our groups,” mentioned NBA President, League Operations Byron Spruell. “As a preeminent coach and famend chief who cares deeply concerning the recreation of basketball, he’s uniquely suited to drive discussions and provide insights concerning the current and way forward for the NBA.”

The NBA says Krzyzewski will “present counsel to the league workplace, NBA group executives and different leaders throughout the league on a number of points associated to the sport” in his new position. He’s set to start the place subsequent week throughout the NBA common managers’ assembly.

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