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USA Names Gregg Popovich Next National Team Head Coach

Earlier this week, Duke's Mike Krzyzewski announced that the 2016 Rio Olympics would be his final competition as the head coach of the USA Basketball Men's National Team. Friday, we learned who will be replacing Coach K.

USA Basketball has announced that San Antonio Spurs head coach Gregg Popovich, winner of five NBA titles, will be taking the reigns from 2017-2020. Krzyzewski will move to a "special advisor" role.

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Here's more, via USA Basketball:

“I’m extremely humbled and honored to have the opportunity to represent our country as the coach of the USA National Team,” said Popovich, a 1970 graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy. “What the program has accomplished over the last decade under the leadership of Jerry Colangelo and Mike Krzyzewski is truly impressive. I will do my utmost to maintain the high standards of success, class and character established by Jerry, Coach K and the many players who have sacrificed their time on behalf of USA Basketball.”

Team USA has won the gold medal in the past two Olympic games and currently owns a 63-game win streak. Popovich, widely regarded as one of the best coaches in the history of basketball, seems like a perfect fit.