5 Who'd Be OK to Replace Coach K

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Legendary coach Mike Krzyzewski repeated his desire to retire as coach of USA Basketball this week, reopening the “Who replaces him?” question.

In advance of USA Basketball’s run to the gold medal at the 2012 London Olympics, Krzyzewski, who has coached the team since 2005, said it would be his “last time.” His head coaching tenure includes a 62-1 record, gold medals in the 2008 and 2012 Olympics, a gold medal at the 2010 World Championships and a bronze medal at the 2006 World Championships.

This week, speaking on an ESPN radio interview, Krzyzewski reiterated his desire to step down as coach of USA...

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