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Coaches Knight and Smith not exactly night and day

Bob Knight and Dean Smith share little in image or personal style, but their ideas on basketball often converged. Knight, poised to break Smith’s record of 879 victories as soon as Thursday, once wrote that Michael Jordan described the differences most memorably. “One time he said Dean Smith was the master of the four-corner offense and I was the master of the four-letter word,” Knight wrote in his 2002 autobiography, “Knight: My Story.” (Lawrence Journal-World)

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