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Team USA coach Mike Krzyzewski: Anti-gay North Carolina law ‘embarrassing’

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LAS VEGAS, NV - JULY 18: Head coach Mike Krzyzewski of the 2016 USA Basketball Men’s National Team looks on during a practice session at the Mendenhall Center on July 18, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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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.

Scott Gleeson and Jeff Zillgitt of USA Today:

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.”