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Krzyzewski's destiny takes him to Olympic bench

Updated: October 15, 2005, 9:03 PM ET
By Adrian Wojnarowski | Special to ESPN.com

Always, Mike Krzyzewski has gone to extraordinary lengths to protect his legacy, considering but ultimately passing on the three most famous coaching seats in basketball: the Lakers, Celtics and UCLA. He is Duke's coach, and he never had to leave to sit in someone else's shadow to validate his greatness.

Now, Krzyzewski is destined for the United States Olympic bench when the job description is no longer caretaker, when the circumstances promise far more to gain in victory than lose defeat. ...

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