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Say what? George Karl let Rajon Rondo draw up Kings' last play

Despite some uneven relationships with his previous teams, Rajon Rondo's coaches have always credited him with being a basketball genius. The Sacramento Kings point guard has few peers in the way he sees the floor. And on Monday night in the Kings' first preseason game, coach George Karl leveraged Rondo's smarts to help the Kings secure an overtime victory.After the game, Karl was...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl apologized twice for DeMarcus Cousins trade talk

It wasn't that long ago that the future of the Sacramento Kings seemed in doubt. Center DeMarcus Cousins was reportedly available via trade, and coach George Karl was telling the media that no player is untradeable.Those days seem long behind the Kings now, as Cousins told reporters last week that things are "solid" between him and Karl, as the head coach twice told reporters that...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl Apologized To DeMarcus Cousins In Offseason

George Karl admitted apologizing to DeMarcus Cousins during a meeting facilitated by Vlade Divac during the offseason. Karl had suggested every player on the Sacramento Kings was tradeable. “What I said, I should not have said,” Karl reiterated Friday. “But we all make mistakes. I make mistakes with game-planning, make mistakes coaching. DeMarcus makes mistakes. I think he...
Via RealGM
7 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl apologized to DeMarcus Cousins for trade comment

George Karl is really working to repair his relationship with Sacramento Kings star center DeMarcus Cousins. Karl got the rumor mill churning when he said no player was untradeable upon taking over the Kings’ job. Many thought that was a shot at Cousins, whom Karl was said to be trying to trade. But Karl has...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

There is no long term optimism for the Denver Nuggets outside of Colorado

For the first time since the George Karl era there are reasons to be hopeful about the Denver Nuggets. A potential star fell to them at No. 7 in Emmanuel Mudiay. They rid themselves of Brian Shaw. Gallinari appears to be back. A lot of good things seem to be in the mix, but the growing optimism seems to be limited within the Colorado borders. Recently Chad Ford and Kevin Pelton of...
Via Mile High Sports
19 days ago  |  Discuss

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
August 25, 2015  |  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
August 17, 2015  |  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

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...
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February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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