Reaction Quotes From Members Of The 2008 U.S. Olympic Team
-Coach K has made such a big impact on my life and the 2008 Olympics was one of the greatest experiences I've ever had. I'm happy to see him and the assistant coaches come back to coach the USA National Team."
-The right staff is being put in place to help the USA National team defend its gold medal. It was a great experience and an honor to have played for them."
-Coach K, and the assistant coaches were a perfect fit for the USA Senior National Team in 2006-2008 and I'm confident they'll again be a great fit for 2010-2012. We worked together for three summers and we all developed a great respect and chemistry that was very important in the successes we achieved."
-I am very excited for the future of USA Basketball after hearing the great news that Coach K and his staff will be back. They provided an excellent atmosphere for the players to thrive, and win, under. Their combined basketball knowledge are second to none and they have a great way of communicating and motivating players. The future is very bright for USA Basketball."
-I am excited about Coach K returning as the coach. We had great chemistry as a unit and worked well with the entire coaching staff. I am looking forward to having another great experience with everyone."
'I think it's great that Coach K and the entire coaching staff have decided to return and help the USA win another Olympic gold medal. I had a wonderful experience playing for Coach K and his staff. Winning the gold medal in China last summer was one of the highlights of my career. I believe his return will make many players want to join the Senior National Team and represent our country.'
-This is the best possible news for USA Basketball. I am sure that those outside of the United States are disappointed. Coach K is King."