Before we really begin here, let’s briefly look back to March.
Oregon had just eliminated Duke from the NCAA Tournament. In the post-game handshake line, Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski appeared to give Ducks guard Dillon Brooks a brief but very pedantic lecture following a bit of last-second bravado from the Oregon star.
Then Coach K, as he’s known, lied.
“He just told me that I’m too good of a player to be showing out at the end,” Brooks told reporters after the game, and after a minor kerfuffle had erupted around what Coach K may or may not have told him. “And he’s right. I’ve got to respect Duke.” Read more…