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US team could get tough test from France in opener

Updated: July 29, 2012, 12:04 AM ET
Associated Press

LONDON -- As the world watched the queen, David Beckham and what seemed like all of England take part in the Olympic opening ceremonies, Mike Krzyzewski stayed in.

Back at the U.S. team's hotel, Krzyzewski and his assistants studied tape of France.

Krzyzewski isn't taking any chances.

"To not prepare would be the ultimate sign of disrespect," Krzyzewski said, "and the biggest, poorest assumption that you could make."

It's gold time for the Americans, who open the 12-nation ...

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