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USA Basketball: Goodbye Coach K, Hello Pop

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-Jackie MacMullan of writes about the next head coach of the United States Men’s Basketball team, Gregg Popovich, who succeeds Mike Krzyzewski.

Popovich-a final cut of the 1972 Olympic Team- is much more eager to take the helm than many realize.  MacMullan predicts Pop will try to get more practice time for the U.S. players.

Gregg Popovich will lead the team he was left off of four decades ago