Originally posted on Midwest Sports Fans  |  Last updated 5/8/13
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 a red-hot Golden State Warriors team in the first round of the playoffs. They also had a 38-3 home record, best in the NBA, and racked up 16 consecutive victories during a key stretch run in the second half of the season. Photo via nydailynews.com SIMMONS/NEWS The Nuggets have been lauded for being a team without a true superstar in this, the era of multiple superstars joining forces in the chase for an NBA title. With a collection of solid role players and dynamic young players, the Nuggets play one of the most exciting brands of basketball in the league. Karl just finished his ninth season in Denver, where he has failed
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