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Tale of two champions | U.S. men’s basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski and LeBron James

Coach Krzyzewski
U.S. coach Michael Krzyzewski gives his team instructions during the men’s final basketball game at the 2012 London Olympics. (Martin Bureau / AFP / Getty Images)
LeBron James
Team USA’s LeBron James dunks during the Olympics gold medal basketball final. James had 19 points, seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.  (Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Coach Krzyzewski
U.S. men’s basketball coach Michael Krzyzewski, left, directs his players during the basketball final against Spain. Krzyzewski says this was his last Olympics.  (Mark Ralston / AFP / Getty Images)
United in victory
Team USA’s LeBron James hugs coach Michael Krzyzewski after the United States defeated Spain to win the gold medal. Krzyzewski finishes his international career with a 62-1 record, two Olympic championships and one world championship. (Morry Gash / Associated Press)
Celebrating the gold
LeBron James congratulates coach Michael Krzyzewski after beating Spain. James joins Michael Jordan as the only player to win regular-season MVP, Finals MVP, an NBA championship and an Olympic championship.  (Victor R. Caivano / Associated Press)
Make it a double
LeBron James douses Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski and Kevin Love after the United States team beat Spain to win the gold medal. (Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times)
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