Duke Basketball: 5 Most Important Traits Mike Krzyzewski Looks for in a Player

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Duke Basketball: 5 Most Important Traits Mike Krzyzewski Looks for in a Player
Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

Mike Krzyzewski is the winningest coach in the NCAA Division I men's basketball history.

With four national championships, 957 wins, and a few more years of coaching ahead of him, Krzyzewski will finish his career as one of the greatest coaches in the history of sports.

Krzyzewski became Duke's head coach in 1980 and has turned the basketball program into an iconic force.

The players who commit to playing for Coach K at Duke receive an incredible amount of exposure, adoration, and criticism. In order to thrive in this environment, Krzyzewski has to be very particular about the players he recruits to Durham, NC.

Each player that commits to becoming a Duke Blue Devil must exhibit the following five traits.

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