For anyone that follows the former UNC Basketball players now at the next level has surely watched point guard Ty Lawson and the Denver Nuggets. For many years that was a double treat, as you not just watched the speedster, but also his head coach, George Karl, who played at Carolina from 1970-73 and then has been in the NBA as both a player and a coach.
Last year, after Denver went 57 and 25, the front office and the coach could not agree on an extension to his contract and the franchise decided to terminate Karl from his position that he had held since the `04-`05 season.
From an article on ESPN.com it sounds like the former Heel is going to join the World Leader in Sports as an NBA analyst. But do not be surprised if Karl does not re-enter the world of coaching if the right spot comes along. What that is… remains to be determined.
“I can’t deny that I’m, I guess, low or melancholy a little bit about not being with a team and not being on the sideline, not being in training camp,”...