Mike Krzyzewski has served as Kobe Bryant's coach during two Summer Olympics (2008 and '12), so it makes sense that the Duke coach would channel the now-retired Los Angeles Lakers' star during a graduation speech.
Giving the commencement speech to the Blue Devils' graduating class, Coach K dropped a line similar to the one Bryant did following his final game with the Lakers.
"Mamba out," Bryant said to the STAPLES Center crowd.
"Coach K out," Krzyzewski said today.
Here's video, from the Duke Chronicle.
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Coach K will be leading the U.S. men's basketball Olympic team again this summer, though Bryant isn't playing.
You can watch more videos of Krzyzewski's speech
"Coach K out": pic.twitter.com/VzXJhldTPT
— The (Duke) Chronicle (@DukeChronicle) May 15, 2016