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PAUL WESTPHAL RUMORS

Not a kingly decision

Paul Westphal isnt the first NBA coach to lose a battle with a player, but he may be the first to get fired over someone who may not be worth the trouble. Thats the uncertainty concerning the Sacramento Kings decision to can Westphal on Thursday. Word is, former Golden State coach Keith Smart will receive a two-year contract and replace Westphal immediately. The young Kings won...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings fire coach Paul Westphal

The Sacramento Kings fired coach Paul Westphal on Thursday, cutting ties after two-plus seasons amid a slow start and an escalating dispute with young center DeMarcus Cousins. Kings president of basketball operations Geoff Petrie made the announcement ahead of the team's home game against Milwaukee on Thursday night. Assistant coach Keith Smart, let go by the Golden State Warriors...
Via AP on Fox
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Kings fire Westphal after 2-5 start

The Sacramento Kings fired Paul Westphal Thursday after a public feud between the coach and young center DeMarcus Cousins. The move also comes after the Kings dropped five of the first seven games of the season, including blowout losses to the Grizzlies and Nuggets the past two nights. "I want to thank Paul for all of his effort on behalf of the Kings," said President...
Via Fox Sports
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss
SACRAMENTO SAYONARA

Kings fire Paul Westphal

Multiple reports indicate that the Sacramento Kings have fired head coach Paul Westphal, with the speculation that the controversy with second-year player DeMarcus Cousins might be the reason.

Via Los That Sports Blog
January 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Evans, Cousins Unhappy With Westphal's Offense

Paul Westphal's contract expires after this season.
Via RealGM
January 01, 2012  |  Discuss
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