The Dominican Republic National Basketball Team was treated to a huge gift this summer when John Calipari decided to coach the team during the FIBA Americas Championship.
The decision was a success and a disappointment at the same time. The Dominican team did secure its first ever medal in the championships, but the third place finish wasn't enough to reach their ultimate goal:
A trip to the 2012 Summer Olympics.
The Olympic qualifiers begin again right before the summer games so Calipari has a chance to reach that goal; however, some are worried this isn't the best idea for Calipari.