Fresh off a stunning playoff run where he played well beyond his (barely) 20 years, Jayson Tatum was asked about the difference between Duke’s Coach K and Brad Stevens of the Boston Celtics.
Proving he is still young in spite of his superb play off play, Tatum said this:
“They are both very, very good coaches. Coach K is a lot more animated. He yells a lot more. Brad is a lot more reserved and laid back. But I think the thing about both of them is how they connect with their players. Brad being so young and Coach K being so old and being able to connect with 18-year-olds and that’s why a lot of kids go to Duke.”
He may get razzed a bit by Coach K after that.
We remember very clearly a great story about Coach K after his first grandchild was born. His team gathered, he told them “the first one of you who calls me Grandpa I’m going to kick in the nuts.”
Do not go gentle into that good night. Rage, rage against the dying of the light.
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