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GEORGE KARL RUMORS & GOSSIP

George Karl’s agent wants Kings’ analyst Bobby Jackson punished for calling for coaching change

Given that local radio and TV analysts are often employed by the teams they cover and always spend plenty of time around them, it’s not surprising when they’re not willing to call for heads to roll. It is surprising when they do, as Sacramento Kings’ analyst Bobby Jackson did last week; his co-host mentioned that embattled Kings’ head coach George Karl was hired after last...
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George Karl: No disconnect with Kings front office

George Karl was almost certainly on his way out as the Sacramento Kings head coach until a media leak persuaded the franchise’s front office to pretend like its pride mattered and retain him. Commendable way to run an NBA team, right? Anyway, the recently saved coach said there is no disconnect between him and general manager Vlade Divac, according to Dave Zeitlin of the Associated...
Via Sportsnaut
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Sacramento coach Karl says meeting with Divac positive

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Sacramento Kings coach George Karl says he has a positive outlook after meeting with team general manager Vlade Divac amid a losing streak and speculation about his job. Karl said Wednesday before the Kings-76ers game in Philadelphia that he and Divac are on the same page. Karl says Divac wants the team to win more games right now, and that's fine. Karl says...
Via Associated Press
1 day ago  |  Discuss

George Karl’s agent rips Kings, wants broadcaster reprimanded

George Karl remains the Sacramento Kings’ head coach despite reports saying the team was weighing firing him. Having reports in the media saying a team is considering firing you cannot be easy for a coach, so it’s no surprise that Karl’s agent is taking aim at the Kings for their handling of the matter. In a comment shared by Yahoo’s Marc J. Spears, Karl’s agent Warren...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl’s agent puts Kings on blast

Warren Legarie is a name you might not recognize. He is the agent representing Sacramento Kings head coach George Karl, who was recently backed by general manager Vlade Divac after the team reportedly pondered letting him go. After a telephone call between the two basketball men resulted in Karl’s continued stay as the team’s leading man, Divac had this to say, per Marc Stein...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: George Karl will remain HC of Sacramento Kings

The Sacramento Kings are reportedly going to keep George Karl on board as the head coach. ESPN’s Marc Stein first reported on this story, citing sources who said a lengthy meeting between Karl and general manager Vlade Divac was the catalyst behind the team’s decision. In a statement to ESPN, Kings GM Vlade Divac said: "George is our coach and we're collectively working through...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings to keep coach George Karl

In a rather abrupt turn of events, the Sacramento Kings reportedly intend to keep head coach George Karl after all. ESPN’s Marc Stein reported Monday night that the Kings planned to fire Karl during the coming days. On Tuesday, however, Stein reported that the team had changed their plans significantly and Karl is staying. ESPN sources say that the Sacramento Kings, in a dramatic...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings to fire George Karl

It was reported after the Sacramento Kings’ blowout loss to the Brooklyn Nets on Friday night that the Sacramento front office was so angry about the loss, they were seriously considering firing head coach George Karl. Now, ESPN’s Marc Stein reports that the Kings will indeed fire Karl in the coming days: ESPN sources say that the Sacramento Kings are going ahead with a coaching...
Via The Comeback
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-King says he could do 'much better job' than George Karl

Bobby Jackson was once Sacramento Kings royalty, and he’s not happy about the way George Karl is coaching the team right now. The current CSN Bay Area broadcaster ripped into Karl on Friday night as the Kings were being manhandled by the Brooklyn Nets, who won the game 128-119: “I think i could come off this set and do a much better coaching job right now.” - @TheBobbyJackson...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings ‘strongly weighing’ firing George Karl

George Karl’s time may be running out in Sacramento. According to Adrian Wojnarowski of Yahoo Sports’s The Vertical, team owner Vivek Ranadive and general manager Vlade Divac were so livid over Friday night’s blowout loss to Brooklyn that they strongly considered axing Karl, with one source calling it “an overreaction to the loss.” Karl seems to have survived for now...
Via Larry Brown Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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