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World B. Free, George Karl, Harry Weltman, and the 1984 Cleveland Cavaliers: Reliving Yesteryear

Question: What do the following Cleveland professional team owners have in common: The Indians’ Hank Greenberg and Vernon Stouffer, the Browns’ Art Modell, and the Cavaliers’ Ted Stepien? Answer: As Cleveland fans know, they each at least had a plan in place to move one of our beloved franchises out of town. The fact that Modell is the only one who succeeded doesn’t mean...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl gives the ‘All George Karl Starting Lineup’

George Karl has coached in the NBA for over 20 years and has coached some of the best talent the league has ever seen. Glenn Robinson, Gary Payton, Sam Perkins, Detlef Schrempf, Andre Igoudala and the list goes on and on. But after all his time in the league, does he have a favorite starting unit? Karl certainly does. Speaking with NBA Radio on Sirius XM, Karl gave his all-time starting...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 19, 2014  |  Discuss

George Karl a candidate to coach Sacramento Kings?

With the Sacramento Kings parting ways with Michael Malone it seems that the city of Sacramento has fully committed to recruiting George Karl. In a Tweet Karl posted earlier this morning… My phone battery went from 100% to 50% from all these Twitter notifications….. — George Karl (@CoachKarl22) December 15, 2014   100% – 50% is quite impressive, but a timetable...
Via Crossover Chronicles
December 15, 2014  |  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

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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