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Denver Nuggets general manager Masai Ujiri will win the NBA's Executive of the Year, making a coaching and general manager sweep for the organization after George Karl took home the Coach of the Year Award earlier this week. For the Nuggets, it is a just regular season award for finishing third in the Western Conference and for being perhaps the best team in the league this year without a "superstar." Andre Iguodala was the team's only All Star this year, yet the Nuggets were one of the tougher teams to beat in the league -- particularly at home. Both Karl and Ujiri put together a team that was difficult to defend because so many guys could beat you. Ty Lawson, Andre iguodala, Danilo Gallinari and others took turns leading the team in scoring and filling their roles. That of course was in the regular season. The award is a regular season award voted on by the executive's peers, but the shortcomings from this roster became apparent in a six-game loss to th...
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On Wednesday, Denver Nuggets’ Coach George Karl was named Coach of the Year – a regular season award awarding the best NBA coach of said season – and the video below shows the tenured coach getting very emotional in his speech. Just a few years ago, Karl was fighting for his life, and I can [...]The post George Karl’s Emotional Video Upon Accepting CoY (Video) appeared first...

Karl named Coach of the Year

George Karl is the NBA's Coach of the Year after leading the Denver Nuggets to a team-record 57 wins this season. Karl got 62 first-place votes from a panel of sports writers and broadcasters. Golden State eliminated the Nuggets 92-88 in Game 6 last Thursday night. It's the first time Karl has won the award in 25 seasons. He joins Doug Moe as the only Denver coaches to...

Phil Jackson’s Twitter tries to mention George Karl in tweet, uses random guy by mistake

Apparently, Phil Jackson or whoever is dealing with Phil Jackson’s Twitter account is still learning how to use the social networking site. About twenty minutes ago, Phil tried to send well-wishes to Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl for winning the NBA Coach of the Year award. However by mistake, he accidentally send the tweet to another individual by the name of George Karl...

George Karl voted 2013 NBA Coach of the Year

The NBA has announced that George Karl, coach of the Denver Nuggets, will be named the NBA’s Coach of the Year. Miami’s Erik Spoelstra finished second, followed by New York’s Mike Woodson, San Antonio’s Gregg Popovich, and Indiana’s Frank Vogel. The Nuggets set a franchise record for wins in the regular season, finishing 57-25 under Karl’s watch, before bowing out to...

George Karl Named 2013 NBA Coach Of The Year

George Karl has been named the recipient of the Red Auerbach Trophy as the 2012-13 NBA Coach of the Year. Karl, who guided the Nuggets to the No. 3 seed in the Western Conference, joins Doug Moe as the only coaches in franchise history to win the award. It also is the first time Karl has received the honor in his 25 NBA seasons. Karl totaled 404 points, including 62 first-place votes...

George Karl wins Coach of the Year

Less than a week after being knocked out of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors, Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl has been named the NBA Coach of the Year. Karl led the Nuggets to their best season record in franchise history at 57-25, including an astounding 38-3 at home. Karl received 62 first place votes and 404 total points to beat out Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra...

Nuggets George Karl Named NBA Coach of the Year

These are regular season awards that they should probably announce before the 1st round of the playoffs are over, for obvious reasons. NBA announces George Karl won coach of the year, a choice that would have looked a lot better a few weeks ago. — Henry Abbott (@TrueHoop) May 8, 2013

George Karl Named NBA Coach of the Year

George Karl was named the winner of the Red Auerbach NBA Coach of the Year award. This season Karl guided the Denver Nuggets to a 57-25 (.695) record which was fourth-best in the [...]

George Karl, the Denver Nuggets head coach, inexplicably wins the NBA coach of the year award.

George Karl is at home watching Mark Jackson and Mike Woodson.

Phil Jackson Is Still Using Twitter With His Training Wheels On

Phil Jackson is still getting used to being a Twitter master, and today he made a minor mistake even though it was cute.  Phil took some time to congratulate George Karl on winning the Coach of the Year (2012-2013), however it was the wrong account.  The sentiment was there, though.  Pau Gasol followed the Zen master in making the same mistake, because Pau is loyal. #bbpBox_332272272490508288...

Carmelo Anthony, Nene Trades Show Masai Ujiri’s Eye for Value as Nuggets General Manager (Photos)

Despite being knocked out of the first round of the playoffs, the Denver Nuggets swept the non-player NBA awards this season. Just one day after George Karl was named Coach of the Year, his boss, general manager Masai Ujiri, received the Executive of the Year award. Ujiri’s rise from an unpaid scout with Doc Rivers‘ Orlando Magic to the NBA’s first African-born G.M. is a classic...
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