Sunday, June 20

Coach K retires: there will never be another like Duke’s coach

Sometime in 2022, maybe March, maybe April, Mike Krzyzewski will sit on the bench with a stiff military stance and pursed lips, crossing himself before the opening tip of a basketball game for the last time. At the final horn honking, the Catholic scion of Polish immigrants will go through an emotional handshake line, walk off the court, wherever they are, and leave a great gulf in college basketball.

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