Latest Mike Krzyzewski News

Charge dropped against Banchero tied to teammate's DWI stop

Jul. 29, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — Prosecutors have dismissed a misdemeanor charge against former Duke player and No. 1 overall NBA draft pick Paolo Banchero tied to an impaired-driving incident involving a teammate and grandson of now-retired Blue Devils coach Mike Krzyzewski. The News and...

Hawks pick Duke forward A.J. Griffin at No. 16 in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to bounce back from a disappointing season, the Atlanta Hawks selected another Duke player in the first round. Now the question: Is A.J. Griffin just the first of several newcomers who will be joining the team for next season. Griffin, a...

Magic take Banchero 1st, Holmgren, Smith follow in NBA draft

Jun. 24, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The question for weeks leading into the NBA draft was whether the first pick would be Paolo Banchero, Chet Holmgren or Jabari Smith Jr. The answer finally came Thursday night — and even Banchero didn't know it until moments before the announcement of the Orlando...

Duren, Williams, Kessler top list of NBA draft's big men

Jun. 21, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

Memphis' Jalen Duren, Duke's Mark Williams and Auburn's Walker Kessler are the headliners among big men in Thursday's NBA draft. Each is a mobile big man with the ability to finish above the rim, with Duren and Williams as potential lottery picks, along with Kessler as a first-round...

Smith, Holmgren, Banchero top list of forwards in NBA draft

Jun. 20, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

Forwards are expected to dominate Thursday's NBA draft, starting with the trio of Gonzaga's Chet Holmgren, Auburn's Jabari Smith and Duke's Paolo Banchero. They are the headliners at the position and have been widely ranked as the top prospects overall with their size and open-floor potential. ...

Bob McKillop retires as Davidson coach after 33-season run

Jun. 17, 2022 16:56 PM EDT

Bob McKillop watched his former star player Stephen Curry closely as he celebrated winning another NBA championship with tears. It felt like a timely bit of reassurance for the longtime Davidson men's basketball coach as he prepared to announce his retirement. ...

Today in History: June 2, Timothy McVeigh convicted

Jun. 02, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, June 2, the 153rd day of 2022. There are 212 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 2, 1997, Timothy McVeigh was convicted of murder and conspiracy in the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah...

Coach K enjoying family, 'at peace' with coaching retirement

Jun. 01, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Mike Krzyzewski is savoring the first taste of life after a Hall of Fame coaching career at Duke. The 75-year-old has spent time with family, travel and a new puppy in the two months since his coaching retirement. The magnitude of that change hit home during...

Magic Moment: Orlando wins lottery, lands No. 1 pick

May. 17, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Orlando Magic president of basketball operations Jeff Weltman was supposed to be at the podium for the NBA draft lottery. He benched himself in favor of coach Jamahl Mosley. “I haven’t been very good at this,” Weltman said. “Coach was feeling...