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After a first round exit out of a 57-win Denver Nuggets team, George Karl's future has been discussed, but the organization fully supports the head coach. "George is under contract for next year. At this point in time, we haven't really given any thought to making any change whatsoever," Nuggets president Josh Kroenke said. "As we do at the end of every season, we'll have internal meetings and George will obviously be a major part of them. We won 57 games and in my mind, he should hands down be the NBA coach of the year. "We'll all put our heads together and try to figure out what happened (in the playoffs) and why it happened. We were without our second-leading scorer, and some benefit of the doubt should be given to a coach with well over 1,000 wins without one of his leading scorers (Danilo Gallinari) in the playoffs." Karl's Nuggets set a franchise record in wins this season, but they weren't themselves against the No. 6...

George Karl’s First Round Coaching Failures, An NIM Top 5 Investigation

There are many things I love about the NBA Playoffs, but few are more satisfying than the annual George Karl First Round Playoff Exit, and for two reasons: 1) watching NBA media members talk themselves into another Karl-coached team never stops being funny, and 2) I love tradition (think The Masters). Counting this season, Karl has coached his teams into the playoffs 22 times. Of...

Report: Nuggets Players Were Calling Stephen Curry Soft

The Denver Nuggets were down 3-1 the other night, and tactfully employed their version of the Jordan rules on Warriors point guard Stephen Curry during game 5. Denver roughed Curry up at every turn of the game. If he drove the lane, came off a screen, anything Curry did resulted in him being bumped, pushed and manhandled by the Nuggets. The San Jose Mercury is reporting that with...

Iguodala Expected To Opt Out Of $16M Deal For 13-14

Andre Iguodala is expected to opt out of the final season of his current contract, which is set to pay him $16 million in order to explore free agency. Iguodala may not receive as much money on an annual basis, but would welcome the security of a long-term deal. Iguodala will be one of the NBA's most coveted unrestricted free agents this offseason.

Andre Miller: “We got outcoached” by Warriors

Any time a teams season ends, specifically after upsets like the #6 seed Warriors defeating the #3 seed Nuggets last night, there is always a bit of the “blame game” that ensues. Throughout the social media world, many are already calling for the head of Nuggets coach George Karl, who has only coached the Nuggets out of the first round once since he took over the team in 2005...

Josh Kroenke Expects Masai Ujiri To Return As GM Of Nuggets

Josh Kroenke expects Masai Ujiri to return as general manager of the Denver Nuggets next season. Ujiri's contract as general manager expires at the end of June. "For the fans, they should know that Masai wants to be here, and I think he enjoys working for me,” Kroenke said. “I think we make a pretty good team, along with Pete (D'Alessandro, vice president of basketball...

Stephen Curry just gets buckets, here’s every one of his shots against the Nuggets

Stephen Curry lit the Denver Nuggets on fire during the Golden State Warriors' first-round series win. Here's a highlight reel of all of his shots.

Nuggets Broadcaster Calls Mark Jackson “Classless”

Following the Denver Nuggets series extending game 5 win over Golden State, Warriors head coach Mark Jackson criticized the Nuggets for their physical and rough play on Stephen Curry. “They tried to send hit men at Steph,” Jackson said in his post game news conference after the Warriors’ 107-100 loss Tuesday night at the Pepsi Center. “There were some dirty plays early,...

Twitter Takes: Reactions to Golden State knocking Denver out of playoffs in epic Game 6

Some fans were thrilled with Golden State's playoff series victory over the Denver Nuggets. Others? Yeah, not so much.

Warriors beat Nuggets to advance to Round 2 of playoffs.

After losing to the Denver Nuggets in Game 5, the Golden State Warriors bounced back to win Game 6 92-88 last night to bounce the Nuggets out of the playoffs. The star player for the Warriors Stephen Curry had 22 points and eight assists Thursday night. “To finally get it done, it’s kind of a hazy feeling,” Curry said. “Just a sense of relief the way the game finished....

Nuggets broadcaster calls Mark Jackson “Clueless”

First it was Golden State head Mark Jackson calling the Nuggets on their dirty play, now a Nuggets broadcaster is calling out Jackson. Here is what Nuggets broadcaster Scott Hastings had to say on Jackson’s comments. “I thought he was classless,” Hastings said on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Wednesday. “It didn’t even need to be brought in there. There were two flagrant...

Denver Nuggets Podcast: Episode 28 – The End

  5280 Hoops Show: Denver Nuggets Podcast With the Denver Nuggets game 6 loss to the Golden State Warriors, we bring you this season’s final episode of the 5280 Hoops Show. Justin and Peter break down what went wrong, who’s to blame, should George Karl be fired – if so, who do you replace him with?

Mark Jackson Fined $25,000 By NBA

Mark Jackson has been fined $25,000 for making public comments in an attempt to influence the officiating. Jackson said that the Denver Nuggets sent 'hit men' to rough up Stephen Curry.
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