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Player’s Grandmother Riding Coach K Hard

He probably doesn’t mind too much though

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Coach K and wife Mickie
VEGAS, NEVADA - AUGUST 09: (L-R) Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the Duke Blue Devils, his wife Carol “Mickie” Marsh and Elaine Wynn talk before during the 2019 USA Basketball Men’s National Team Blue-White exhibition game at T-Mobile Arena on August 9, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
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After his grandson Michael Savarino was born, Coach K met with his team and said “the first one of you to call me Grandpa is gonna get kicked in the nuts.”

Time flies.

Savarino is now a walk-on for Duke and for Krzyzewski, it presents some interesting dynamics.

Coaching his grandson is the obvious one. He’s now getting coached by a player’s grandmother as wife Mickie has been monitoring her grandson’s progress. And then there’s his mom to consider.

All in all, it promises to be a fascinating situation and one that Duke hasn’t dealt with before. Should be fun.

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