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The Memphis Grizzlies will interview George Karl on Monday, according to a source.
Karl was fired by the Denver Nuggets last week following a regular season in which he won Coach of the Year.
The Grizzlies are searching for a replacement to Lionel Hollins. David Joerger is widely considered the favorite for the position, while Ed Pinckney, Alvin Gentry and Brian Shaw are also candidates.
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The Denver Nuggets sent a message of change when they fired head coach George Karl after a successful season.
The reasoning behind the move made sense to some but not all.
Karl spoke with the Denver Post on Thursday and let it all hang out as he moves forward to another club.
The accomplished coach said the Nuggets disrespected him.
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George Karl believes the Denver Nuggets’ decision to fire him was “stupid.”
Karl revealed the meeting that led Josh Kroenke to fire him from the team.
"Josh was nice and complimentary, said he'd honor my contract and the coaches,” Karl said. “The conversation was on the decision, and I said, 'I think I should tell you, I think it's very stupid.' And...
2013 NBA Coach of the Year, George Karl spoke out this week about being fired by the Denver Nuggets after a 57-win season calling it “very stupid” and “extremely disrespectful to coaching.”
According to the Denver Post:
On his conversation with team president Josh Kroenke upon being fired: “Josh was nice and complimentary, said he’d honor my contract and the coaches....
Los Angeles Clippers: Hire George Karl As Coach Today
By Mike Elworth: Owner and Publisher at Hoopstuff
The Los Angeles Clippers wisely fired Vinny Del Negro as coach, after they lost in the first round of the playoffs. The fact is that he is not an elite NBA coach and with their roster and talent they need a better coach to get the best out of the team. There are numerous excellent...
I think you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone outside of the Denver Nuggets front office who disagrees with George Karl’s assessment of his untimely firing.
Not only did Karl lead the Nuggets to their most ever wins in a season when they finished with a 57-25 record, but he also won the NBA Coach of the Year Award and he still couldn’t keep his job.
And according to a story...
Yahoo Sports is reporting that former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is scheduled to interview for the Memphis Grizzlies’ head-coaching opening on Monday.
Karl who was this season’s NBA Coach of the Year, will interview for the job that recently became available when the Grizzlies decided to part ways, and not offer Lionel Hollins a new contract.
Hollins ironically, is...
Tweet The Denver Nuggets finished the 2012-2013 regular season with the third best record in the Western Conference at 57-25 and were one of the most dangerous teams in the league with head coach George Karl at the helm. However, after being upset in the first round of the playoffs by the Golden State Warriors, [...]
George Karl sounded off on being fired by the Denver Nuggets. Karl clearly did not agree with the team's decision and made that known.
There was the Allen Iverson trade. Chauncey Billups' arrival. The battle with cancer. All the Carmelo Anthony drama. And then a remarkable 57-win season this year despite significant injuries to the roster.
George Karl survived it all.
But the only aspect of being the head coach of the Denver Nuggets Karl could not survive and salvage was his ultimate dismissal and firing...
Early Thursday morning as I was sipping my glass of Mountain Dew and attempting to wake up, I happened upon a rather interesting article from Kevin Graham over on KSL.com. Graham shared his thoughts on the ever-divisive and extremely controversial topic of Utah Jazz head coach Ty Corbin. As I read through Graham’s musings on Corbin, I smiled slightly, because every argument he...