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"I would decline to do that just because I shouldn't be perceived to have an advantage in whatever way over another college coach, so that's why I wouldn't to do it," Krzyzewski said Tuesday. "I don't think there's anything ethically wrong with it or whatever, I just think that it's probably better to keep it separate."
"Have we served as consultants to the pros? Yeah," Krzyzewski said. "People call us before the draft, 'What do you think of this, what do you think of that?' I think it's better to have it like that."
"It's a conflict [of interest] either way, from college or from the NBA, I just don't understand why it wouldn't be," Boeheim said. "You know, you're a college coach involved with kids and the NBA wants your players or evaluations of your players. ... It seems like it's kind of a conflict a little bit that you're coaching kids and then recommending them to pro guys."