Found June 06, 2013 on Fox Sports West:
Its no longer a blah summer for free agents not named Chris Paul or Dwight Howard. One of the best coaching minds in NBA history just became available, which should prompt the Clippers to wrap their head around the possibilities. Hiring George Karl would be the final frontier for the Clippers to become a Finals contender. A big-time team needs a heavyweight coach, and Karl certainly qualifies after unexpectedly coming onto the market Thursday when the Denver Nuggets inexplicably fired the coach of the year in the wake of squabbles over a contract extension. Karl, 62, has a sage voice and a soothing presence that would provide the kind of gravitas an immature team such as the Clippers needs. One of his catch phrases is teamness, a term Blake Griffin and DeAndre Jordan could find useful. He knows how to formulate an offense built for triple digits, his Nuggets averaging a league-high 106.1 points last season despite not having one All-Star on their roster. Imagine what he could d...

Nuggets Won't Bring Back George Karl

George Karl will not be brought back as head coach of the Denver Nuggets. Karl had been pushing for a contract extension and ownership wasn't planning on giving one to him. Karl was entering the final season of his contract and was coming off a Coach of the Year season. The Nuggets feel that they can sign an elite head coach due to the strength of its roster and were reticent...

Denver Nuggets fire Coach of the Year George Karl

After leading the Nuggets to a 57-25 record and the 3rd seed in the Western Conference Playoffs, George Karl was named this season's NBA Coach of the Year.  Today Denver decided to let go of Karl, despite one year remaining on his contract.  From Yahoo! Sports Adrian Wojnarowski: Denver has parted ways with coach George Karl, league source tells Yahoo! Sports. — Adrian Wojnarowski...

Denver Nuggets Part Ways with Head Coach George Karl

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports the Denver Nuggets in somewhat of a shocking move have moved on from Head Coach George Karl.  Karl had one year left on his contract and was pushing for an extension and ownership was unwilling to make the commitment. It was also reported that Karl was upset with management for not attempting to resign GM Masai Ujiri, who left the...

Denver Nuggets sources says George Karl ignored some front-office requests

Looks like a power struggle went down in Denver, as despite George Karl winning Coach of the Year and 57 games, stubbornness cost him his job.

Nuggets Part Ways With Head Coach George Karl

According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo! Sports, the Denver Nuggets have fired the NBA’s Coach of the Year, George Karl. The team already plans to reach out to Memphis’ Lionel Hollins and Pacers assistant, Brian Shaw, to fill their vacancy, however, those candidates are also being pursued by the Brooklyn Nets and Los Angeles Clippers. The Nuggets, who are now without the Executive...

Denver Nuggets fire George Karl; Kenneth Faried and Ty Lawson are baffled

The Denver Nuggets made a shocking move on Thursday when they fired head coach George Karl. The 62-year old coach had been with the team since 2005. What really made the move puzzling is that Karl was named the NBA’s Coach of the Year for the 2012-2013 season back in May. Karl took the Nuggets [...]

Kenneth Faried Doesn’t Seem Too Happy About The George Karl Firing

It seems that Denver Nuggets’ players had to find out about the Nuggets’ ownership decision to not retain George Karl through social media. Kenneth Faried was one of the first players to respond to the firing by Tweeting out the following statement, in which he doesn’t seem too pleased. #bbpBox_342660553287823361 a { text-decoration:none; color:#0099B9; }#bbpBox_342660553287823361...

Chris Paul goes golfing with Bill Clinton (Photo)

Los Angeles Clippers point guard Chris Paul spent Thursday afternoon golfing with Bill Clinton, and he apparently made a very positive impression on the former President with his charity work. Great afternoon getting to know @cp3 and the good work he's doing through his foundation.…— Bill Clinton (@billclinton) June 7, 2013 H/T NIS. Visit...

Hawks' sales pitch 'unfortunate' mistake

Hawks president Bob Williams says a letter to potential ticket-buyers promoting Atlanta's chances of signing Chris Paul and Dwight Howard was an ''unfortunate'' mistake. The sales letter, first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution and obtained by The Associated Press, says interest is ''skyrocketing'' as the Hawks' ''possibilities...

Klay Thompson, Harrison Barnes invited to USA Basketball minicamp

In a sure sign of their rise and promise as young NBA players, Klay Thompson and Harrison Barnes have reportedly been invited to participate an USA Basketball minicamp in Las Vegas next month. From Marcus Thompson: The camp this summer is for Team USA officials to get a good look at the promising young players in the NBA. Kyrie Irving, DeMarcus Cousins and Paul George will reportedly...

Chris Paul Golfs With Bill Clinton

Chris Paul is enjoying some extended time on the golf course this offseason. Last month he was spotted hitting the links with Tiger Woods and this week he spent some time on the green with Bill Clinton: Great afternoon getting to know @cp3 and the good work he’s doing through his foundation.… — Bill Clinton (@billclinton) June 7, 2013

Hawks Tell Fans They’re Getting CP3 & Dwight Howard

The chances of Chris Paul and Dwight Howard joining forces to go to Atlanta are extremely low in general so regardless of the potential tampering penalties, it was kind of ridiculous to put this in a letter to the fans. Now the NBA is going to get involved. Per Blacksportsonine. According to the NBA’s collective [...]

LA Clippers DOMINATE!!! in social media

Perhaps my all time favorite LA Clippers joke comes from an obscure ’90s stand-up who’s name I can’t recall: “a burglar will actually break into your house and leave you LA Clippers tickets.” The LA Clippers have obviously gotten a lot better since those days, as they at least reach the NBA post season nowadays. Still they are the sad sack franchise of the NBA; and the...
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