May 28, 2006

Four point plan for Taylor King

Taylor King is already looking quite comfortable playing inside Cameron Indoor Stadium. In two performances there Saturday, he hit 10 three pointers and led his SoCal All Stars team closer to another tournament championship at the Tournament of Champions.

With King's future at Duke already sealed with his commitment, Coach K has given him four areas to focus on as he progresses.

A lot has been written about King's limitations as a player. He can't defend athletic three men on the perimeter. He lacks foot speed. His athleticism is underwhelming. Everyone has read all of that by now.

However, Krzyzewski recruited King because of what he does well, namely shooting and rebounding the basketball. He wants King to focus on improving what he is already quite good at doing.

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