Duke basketball: Four benefits Zion Williamson clearly took from Coach K

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The Duke basketball chief gave a famous one-and-done four undeniable perks.

Refs. Recruits. Satan himself. Wait, the supposed money trail of Mike Krzyzewski doesn’t end there. In fact, the list seems as long as the growing list of windbags who repeat tired accusations concerning Zion Williamson as if they hold breaking news. Anyhow, here are a few more names to have allegedly worked out wink-wink agreements with the Duke basketball mastermind over the years: Dick Vitale, ESPN in general, Nike, and the NCAA (oops, already mentioned the devil).

If everything that the media and fans from inferior programs have written or spewed about the game’s all-time wins leader is true — rather than just a ploy for attention and/or a byproduct of envy — then Krzyzewski is not only a Hall of Famer, three-time Olympic gold medalist head coach, and five-time national champ. No, in that case, the 73-year-old would also have to be one of the slickest swindlers the world has ever seen as he enters his 41st season at the helm in Durham.

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That doesn’t appear to be the case, though. Granted, not helping the haters’ dream to come true is a lawyer who was unable to avoid his personal legal troubles long enough to at all prove any wrongdoing by Coach K or Zion. More recently unhelpful is the uncertified agent whose team was unable to present allegations in official court documents without including major typos like “$4,9995.00” and without relying on links to Wikipedia pages as primary sources of evidence.

In fact, Ethics 101 would assert that the most responsible article regarding “benefits” Williamson took from Coach K is this article here. Though not what readers from Lexington and Chapel Hill were drooling to see, at least the following list is as verifiable as possible in light of its subjective nature. Now, let’s begin with a look at the “extra goodie” that kicked in on Jan. 20, 2018, when the 6-foot-6, 284-pound airshow announced his “joining The Brotherhood of Duke University”…