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George Karl Remains Interested In Coaching, Monitoring Nuggets' Situation

George Karl still wants to coach and is "paying close attention" to the Denver Nuggets' struggles, according to one of his former assistants. Karl was the NBA Coach of the Year in 12-13, but was fired before entering the final season of his contract after the Nuggets' first round elimination by the Golden State Warriors. Karl has since been on ESPN as a studio analyst.
Via RealGM
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denver Nuggets: Early season woes are players fault

One thing I keep hearing fans of the Denver Nuggets asking and/or suggesting is why did the Nuggets fire George Karl and would he come back to them? Acting as if George Karl was this amazing Phil Jackson like coach that the Nuggets should be ashamed of themselves for letting go. Let me tell you now Denver, Phil Jackson himself can’t turn this Nuggets team around. In sports, most...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl’s Harsh Words on the 76ers

“What is happening in Philadelphia should not be called ‘tanking’; rather, it should be called ‘destruction.’  The Sixers are at least three to five years away from even being a respectful — respectful — NBA roster.  They are worse than they were at the end of last year.  Three of the five starters barely played last season.  I understand building around talent...
Via Philadunkia
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Lakers Rumors: Team interviewed George Karl; may reach out to Larry Brown, Scott Skiles

You thought the Lakers’ list of coaching candidates was long? Well, it just got longer. According to Marc Stein and Ramona Shelburne from ESPN, the Lakers have already interviewed George Karl and are now discussing the possibility of reaching out to Larry Brown and Scott Skiles. Karl’s name first came up weeks ago, and seeing as he was roommates at North Carolina with Lakers...
June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl interested in Cleveland Cavaliers job

George Karl is currently unemployed but the long-time NBA coach’s name hasn’t surfaced much in current coaching searches. But a report on Thursday claims Karl wants to coach again and he’s set his sights on the Cleveland Cavaliers job. Sam Amico of Fox Sports Ohio had the following to say about Karl: One thing (I) keep hearing out of Chicago: George Karl really wants Cavs coaching...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

George Karl Interested In Becoming President Of Cavaliers

George Karl is interested in becoming president of the Cleveland Cavaliers, should Dan Gilbert be looking for a prominent NBA veteran in a role similar to those recently filled by Phil Jackson and Flip Saunders. "Being a leader, running a team and organizing a group with the common goal of winning a championship would be the ultimate challenge in my career,'' Karl said...
Via RealGM
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Could George Karl return to the Cavs?

  There have been no shortage of George Karl discussions when it pertains to the Cleveland Cavaliers and their recent (four years worth of) struggles, but we may finally have something tangible to cling to. In a report from Northeast Ohio Media Group’s Mary Schmitt Boyer, in the event that Dan Gilbert and his ownership team wish to hire a team president—they’re all the rage...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

George Karl Appears on ESPN NBA as ‘Swaggy G’, Wears Sunglasses

George Karl, who was not re-signed to a deal to remain the Nuggets’ head coach after last season, joined the ESPN NBA team this year. Karl has done a phenomenal job analyzing and talking about basketball so far, but on Tuesday night, he was asked to play a different role. The former Denver head coach appeared as ‘Swaggy G’, mocking Nick Young’s ‘Swaggy P’ nickname, after...
Via Diehardsport
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

George Karl Takes Jab At Carmelo Anthony

Reigning Coach of the Year, George Karl, is now an analyst with ESPN, and his colleague, Jay Williams, tweeted out some of Karl’s thoughts on Carmelo Anthony, whose team is just 3-13 to start the season. Karl, formerly Anthony’s coach in Denver, said that while he produces individual success, he isn’t a championship caliber player. Coach George Karl on Carmelo Anthony: “He’s...
Via Beyond The Buzzer
December 05, 2013  |  1 Comment

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