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GEORGE KARL RUMORS & GOSSIP

George Karl wears DeMarcus Cousins jersey to coaches panel

    If George Karl wanted to trade DeMarcus Cousins, would the Sacramento Kings head coach be seen wearing a No. 15 jersey in public? Fans were left pondering that exact question after Karl rocked a Cousins jersey at a Positive Coaching Alliance event in Sacramento on Monday night. Cousins is obviously one of the best players the Kings have, but it would be a surprise if ownership...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Most of Kings’ front office wants to trade DeMarcus Cousins

    The trade talk surrounding DeMarcus Cousins has essentially gone silent over the past month or two, and all signs point toward the 6-foot-11 center trying to work things out with Sacramento Kings coach George Karl. One report indicates that Karl might not be the only person Cousins has to win over. According to Howard Beck of Bleacher Report, most of the members of the...
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl compares Rajon Rondo to Iverson, Billups

Rajon Rondo had a whirlwind 2014-15 season — and that might be an understatement. The four-time NBA All-Star now has the chance at a fresh start with the Sacramento Kings, though, and it seems coach George Karl has his back. Rondo didn’t get along too well with Dallas Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle last season, but Karl was able to make a connection with the 29-year-old...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cousins, George Karl share awkward handshake

DeMarcus Cousins and George Karl made contact with one another at an NBA Summer League game on Monday, and there was no word of one man’s fist hitting the other’s face. Karl came up to Cousins and shared a somewhat awkward handshake with him. None of the events that have taken place this offseason give...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Vlade Divac on Karl-Cousins relationship: ‘It’s not pretty’

It was just a few short weeks ago that the NBA world was abuzz with the potential that the Sacramento Kings would trade DeMarcus Cousins. Those reports were quickly replaced with other suggestions that head coach George Karl could be out of a job less than a year after the team hired him. Now after a solid draft and a few quality off-season moves, things seem to have calmed down...
Via Sportsnaut
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Karl's relationship with Kings owner 'strained'

There can’t be a single person outside of the Sacramento Kings organization who didn’t see this coming. Following multiple reports indicating that Kings head coach George Karl is pushing the team to trade DeMarcus Cousins, comes this dandy from Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix: Relationship between Kings owner Vivek Ranadive and George Karl deeply strained right now, per...
Via Sportsnaut
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: DeMarcus Cousins asked for a trade last month

As rumors continue to swirl around the Sacramento Kings and DeMarcus Cousins, a new report on Tuesday threw more gasoline on the fire. According to Dave Carmichael of KHTK Sports in Sacramento, Cousins asked for a trade last month. This really shouldn’t surprise anyone as there is clearly tension between Cousins and newly-hired coach George Karl. The All-Star center has almost...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl pushing for Kings to trade Cousins

It’s now officially a story. Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports dropped a bomb early Tuesday morning by indicating that Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl is pushing hard for the team to trade All-Star center DeMarcus Cousins. The respected NBA insider, citing sources close to the situation, is reporting that Karl has even gone to current Kings players in order to show a...
Via Sportsnaut
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings officially name George Karl head coach

The Sacramento Kings have thanked former head coach Tyrone Corbin for everything he has done over the past two months since the team fired Mike Malone by parting ways with the interim head man. The team has also officially hired veteran head coach George Karl to replace Corbin. Karl last coached in the NBA with the Denver Nuggets in 2012-2013, leading them to 57 wins and earning...
Via Sportsnaut
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kings set to hire George Karl as head coach

Barring some late-phase drama — which certainly wouldn’t be uncommon from these erratic Sacramento Kings — George Karl is set to...
Via Athlon Sports
February 11, 2015  |  Discuss
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