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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 American success story. He has built the starless Nuggets into a playoff contender by seeing the value in swapping individual All-Stars for multiple solid players. Then he trusts Karl to implement those many moving parts into one of the most adaptable systems in the league. Since Ujiri received the top executive job in Denver in October 2010, the Nuggets have made very few missteps in free agency, trades or the draft. This year’s award was merely a culmination of years of deft handling of a roster, despite complicated and changing collective bargaining rules. Check out some of Ujiri’s most notable moves as N...

Knicks’ Amar’e Stoudemire to play when Carmelo Anthony does not

The New York Knicks are expected to welcome forward Amar’e Stoudemire back to the lineup for today’s Game 3 matchup against the Indiana Pacers. While Stoudemire is a talented player, he’s not viewed as an especially good fit with All-Star small forward Carmelo Anthony. For this reason, John Schuhmann of believes most of Stoudemire’s minutes could come when Anthony...

Carmelo Anthony: Why is everybody mad LeBron James wasn’t unanimous MVP?

LeBron James won the NBA’s MVP award on Sunday, but he fell one vote shy of being a unanimous selection. The writer who did not vote for LeBron, Gary Washburn of the Boston Globe, wrote a column on Monday defending his decision to give Carmelo Anthony a first-place vote. Not surprisingly, ‘Melo doesn’t see what all the fuss is about. “As far as the guy in Boston, I don...

2013 NBA Playoffs Fashion, Round 2: Carmelo Anthony, Dwyane Wade, Iman Shumpert, Kevin Durant, & more

The second round of the 2013 NBA playoffs have been fantastic so far, every series is currently tied 1-1,  I’m looking forward to many competitive finishes, especially in that San Antonio and Golden State series. The fashion has also been on-point as ballers seem to be elevating their style from round 1. Lets take a look at the fashion from games 1 and 2. Whose look was your favorite...

George Karl emotional while accepting award

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...

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...

Carmelo: “Why is Everyone so Mad LeBron Didn’t Win MVP Unanimously?”

I honestly believe ‘Melo should just focus on playing and stay away from this type of thing completely. However, he decided to share his thoughts. Everyone knows the huge deal that was made when writer Gary Washburn admitted that he voted for Carmelo Anthony for MVP. The one vote, that cost LeBron James the first unanimous MVP [...]

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...

NBA Playoffs: Knicks vs Pacers game 3 Preview

Who will win game 3? Read and find out why I ‘ll take the pacers in this swing game.   After getting routed by the Knicks in game 2 by a score of 105 to 79, the Pacers look to take back the series lead in game 3 tonight at home in the Bankers Life Fieldhouse. Game 2 left a sour taste in the mouths of the Pacer players who saw their 2 point lead late in the third quarter evaporate...

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.

Knicks Lose a Dreadful Game 3; Indiana Takes a 2-1 Series Lead

By Max Marcilla Knicks 71 Pacers 82 Boxscore The Knicks were trying to regain home-court advantage after splitting the first two games with Indiana at Madison Square Garden, and after three days that seemed like forever for the fans, the day finally came for Game 3. The game was highly anticipated, and at the half, all the excitement from everyone was drained from our bodies. A terrible...

Nuggets rack up another management award

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...
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