The Blue Devils updated the status of the legendary coach this afternoon.
Duke’s men’s basketball program announced this afternoon the status of Mike Krzyzewski after he underwent surgery.
The surgery went well, according to the doctor.
“The surgery went very smoothly. Coach is in good spirits. We hope to get him walking as early as this afternoon,” the doctor said.
Dr. Bolognesi: "The surgery went very smoothly. Coach is in good spirits. We hope to get him walking as early as this afternoon." 🔵😈🐐 pic.twitter.com/bQ98XmcrJv
— Duke Basketball (@DukeMBB) August 13, 2017
The 70-year-old coach underwent knee replacement surgery, which forced the Blue Devils to cancel their preseason trip to the Dominican Republic.
Coach K said he wanted to get the surgery done now so he could be ready for practice at the end of September.
A message from Coach K … pic.twitter.com/nJLa6QFNw7
— Duke Basketball (@DukeMBB) August 10, 2017
Duke opens its 2017-18 season on Nov. 10 against Elon.