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No, Seriously 10) Feared that he wanted an extension, or as other employees might call it, money or job security9) The track record of Coach of the Year is that you get fired in 18 months, so this is really just the Nuggets being 17 months ahead of the curve 8) Only won 57 games and the #3 seed in the West with a roster filled with guys that, statistically speaking, should never be allowed to shoot anything but lay ups and dunks7) Really felt that he wasn't getting the most out of the untapped potential that is Kosta Koufos6) Personally blame him for JaVale McGee's lack of court savvy5) Karl's GM is now with Toronto, and the NBA is clearly now like when a signed rock band lost its A&R guy in the '90s4) Karl is 62, has never won an NBA championship, and desperately needs to go coach the Clippers so that team can become an even bigger fraud3) Didn't seem to hate Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson for ending his team's season nearly hard enough2) As the behav...

NBA player reactions to Karl firing

Quite a few people were surprised by the Denver Nuggets' decision to fire George Karl on Thursday morning. Among those surprised by the decision to let go the same man who was named 2013's Coach of the Year just 29 days ago were several NBA players. Here is a look at some of the shocked tweets that were posted around the league after news came down about Denver's surprising...

Sources: Nuggets Management Soured On Karl

Denver Nuggets management disagreed with George Karl's playoff adjustments and minute distribution decisions, according to sources with knowledge of the dynamic. Nuggets management believed Karl panicked by trying to match up with the Golden State Warriors’ small-ball approach after Game 1 of the Western Conference quarterfinals. JaVale McGee’s playing time was also a source...

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...

A month after winning coach of the year, George Karl was let go as the Denver Nuggets head coach.

I'm not a Karl fan, but this move was surprising.

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.

NBA Coach Of The Year George Karl, Fired By Nuggets

When a team from the Association’s bench boss, becomes “NBA Coach Of The Year,” one would think that head coach would be rewarded by his franchise, perhaps with a bonus. To the surprise of many NBA observers, things did not work out that way in Denver, as the “Denver Post” reported the Nuggets announced on Friday, that they have fired veteran bench boss George Karl, weeks...

Nuggets fire Coach of the Year George Karl

Coaching at the pro level is never easy. Just ask George Karl. He won this year’s NBA Coach of the Year award, but now he will be looking for a new gig. Today the Denver Nuggets announced that they fired Karl. The Nuggets team president Josh Kroenke talked about why Karl was let go. He released a statement saying, “George has been an instrumental part of our success over the...

George Karl out as Nuggets coach

George Karl will not return as coach of the Denver Nuggets next season. The team chose to part ways with Karl, who had one year left on his contract, on Wednesday.'s Bill Reiter confirmed the news through an NBA source. Karl was reportedly pushing for a contract extension, but Nuggets ownership wasn't ready to give him one. Karl lost one of his biggest supporters...

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...

Will Karl end up with Clippers?

A source close to George Karl tells FOX Sports that the former Denver Nuggets head coach has yet to talk to anyone associated with the Los Angeles Clippers, Memphis Grizzlies or New Jersey Nets but speculated that the Clippers might be the most likely fit. The source, who stressed it's too early in the process to make any hard proclamations about Karl's next job, also described...
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