The interests of the NBA and USA Basketball don’t always align.
On the 2017 All-Star game — originally scheduled for Charlotte and likely New Orleans-bound — they do.
As Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski prepares to take the U.S. men’s national basketball team to the Rio Olympics, his thoughts turned this week to his home of North Carolina and the controversial anti-LGBT law that was passed in March.
“It’s an embarrassing bill,” Krzyzewski told USA TODAY Sports. “That’s all I’m going to say about it.”