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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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2016 marked the fifth time Mike Krzyzewski has been part of a U.S. Olympic Team coaching staff. All told, U.S. Olympic teams with Coach K a part of the coaching staffs are 40-0! (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Coach Mike Krzyzewski and guard Kyrie Irving again teamed up in 2016 to help earn the USA the Olympic gold medal. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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While playing with Coach K since 2006, four-time Olympian Carmelo Anthony helped the U.S. to a 42-1 win-loss record in five separate FIBA or FIBA Americas competitions. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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As the game clock ticks down to zero, Coach Krzyzewski emphatically encouraged his team on to a 96-66 gold medal game victory over Serbia. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Going 8-0 at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the USA Basketball National Team under Krzyzewski has now won an incredible 76 consecutive games. (Photo by Garrett Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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"I’ve been so lucky to be given this opportunity" said Coach K after concluding his USA Basketball head coaching career with a third Olympic gold medal showing. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Together since 2013, the USA National Team coach staff of (L-R) Tom Thibodeau, Mike Krzyzewski, Monty Williams and Jim Boeheim have comiled a 26-0 record while winning the 2014 FIBA World Cup and 2016 Rio Olympics gold medals. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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USA mentor Mike Krzyzewski and center DeMarcus Cousins have paired to capture the 2014 FIBA World Cup and 2016 Olympics championships. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Since USA Basketball Managing Director Jerry Colangelo selected Mike Krzyzewski in 2005 to lead the USA National Team, the Americans have compiled a specacular 88-1 record and won three Olympic gold medals and two FIBA World Cup crowns. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Under Mike Krzyzewski, the U.S. won its eight games in Rio by an average margin of victory of 22.5 points a game. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Mike Krzyzewski and Kyrie Irving spent the 2010-11 season together at Duke University, then teamed up again to help the USA win the 2014 FIBA World Cup and the 2016 Olympics. (Photo by Jesse D. Garrabrant/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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USA mentor Mike Krzyzewski shares some thoughts with U.S. center DeAndre Jordan. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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U.S. head coach Mike Krzyzewski congratulates Carmelo Anthony after the U.S. and Anthony captured a third consecutive Olympic gold medal. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Finishing the 2016 Olympics with an 8-0 record, Coach K now owns a sterling 24-0 mark as the U.S. Olympic Team head coach and is the only coach to boast of three Olympic gold medals. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Head coach of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball teams, Coach Krzyzewski is 24-0 and led teams to three consecutive gold medals. (Photo by Nathaniel S. Butler)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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Four-time Olympian Carmelo Anthony is congratulated by U.S. head coach Mike Krzyzewski on earning a historic third Olympic gold medal. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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"What I’ve loved the most about these guys...they’ve set the example for the younger generation of the United States to where now everybody is proud of USA Basketball," said USA coach Mike Krzyzewski after the 2016 team captured Olympic gold. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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DeMar DeRozan and Coach K enjoy a moment following the USA's gold medal showing in Rio. DeRozan and Krzyzewski also brought home gold in 2014, winning the FIBA World Cup. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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U.S. Coach Mike Krzyzewski and Kyrie Irving added another successful result on the basketball court after winning gold at the 2016 Rio Olympics. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Coach K Leads U.S. To Third Consecutive Olympic Gold Medal

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The 2016 U.S. Olympic Men's Basketball Team won a third-straight Olympic gold medal in Rio. (Photo by Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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