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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
1 hour 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
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Karl: Should he Stay, or Should he Go?

It seems that ever since he was hired to coach the Sacramento Kings this past February, George Karl has been on the hot seat.  Karl arrived in Sacramento with an impressive resume, winning over 1,100 games and a Coach of the Year Award.  The hope was that he would be the strong presence a young and dysfunctional Kings team needed to gain stability and progress as a franchise. Yet...
Via The Sports Journal
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings-76ers Preview

It seemed that George Karl was well on his way out of Sacramento, but he is getting a second chance from general manager Vlade Divac. Karl will try to take advantage of his new opportunity by leading the Kings to a much-needed win in their final game before the All-Star break Wednesday night against the Philadelphia 76ers. Sacramento was reportedly set to fire Karl in the coming...
Via AP on Fox
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Karl remains the Kings coach - for now

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) George Karl remains the coach of the Sacramento Kings - for now. General manager Vlade Divac says in a statement Tuesday that Karl ''is our coach and we're collectively working through our issues.'' Sacramento is 21-31 and on a four-game losing streak. The Kings have lost eight of 10 going into Wednesday night's game in Philadelphia. They lost 120-100...
Via AP on Fox
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hey, just kidding: Kings scrap plans to fire head coach George Karl

The good news for George Karl is that he's still employed as the head coach of the Sacramento Kings.The bad news for George Karl is that it looks like he'll remain the head coach of the Sacramento Kings, at least for the rest of this season.Reports from multiple sources emerged which stated that the Kings were all set to fire Karl just before the All-Star break, with the only questions...
Via Fox Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings Decide Not To Fire George Karl

The Sacramento Kings have decided not to fire George Karl. “George (Karl) will remain our coach. We are collectively working out our issues,” Vivek Ranadive said in a statement. Vlade Divac met with Karl in Philadelphia Tuesday morning and improving their defense was a big topic. Ranadive had leaned towards firing Karl but Divac talked him out of it.
Via RealGM
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

LeBron James best highlights from triple-double against Kings

As the Cleveland Cavaliers continue to look like the top team in the East, LeBron James put together another memorable performance last night. The Cavaliers hosted the Sacramento Kings and LeBron put together a triple-double with twenty-one points, ten rebounds, and ten assists. Check out some of his best highlights in the below compilation: *** LeBron Best Highlights [GDFactoryClips...
Via That NBA Lottery Pick
10 hours 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
10 hours 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
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

'The Daily Show' obliterates Cousins for creating t-shirt controversy

Just about everything related to DeMarcus Cousins and the Sacramento Kings is a train wreck. There seems to be a new controversy each month, most commonly regarding a head coach who's about to be fired. (This is Cousins' sixth season, and if Sacramento lets George Karl go over All-Star Weekend, he'll be on his sixth NBA coach.)Sometimes it isn't easy to decipher what drama is due...
Via Fox Sports
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

George Karl time as head coach of the Sacremento Kings is reportedly coming to an end soon

At this point and time, the Sacramento Kings organization is a mess right now. There were reports that after the Kings were blown out by the Brooklyn Nets, the organization wanted to move on from head coach George Karl. That comes on the heels of reports saying that the players have started to tune out Karl as well. While many expected the Kings to wait to fire Karl until the end...
Via No Guts, No Glory
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings plan to fire coach George Karl before All-Star break

The Sacramento Kings are making a coaching change and plan to fire George Karl in the coming days, reports ESPN. Karl is expected to be fired after Sacramento plays its final game before the All-Star break Wednesday in Philadelphia. He has an estimated $10 million in guaranteed money left on his original four-year, $15 million contract. Sacramento fell to 21-31 with the loss...
Via Sports-Glory
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kings Intend To Fire George Karl Before All-Star Break

The Sacramento Kings plan on firing George Karl after their final game before the All-Star break. The Kings have internally decided a change is necessary and that it likely will happen after their final game at the Philadelphia 76ers. Sacramento lost to the Cleveland Cavaliers 120-100 on Monday. Corliss Williamson is the overwhelming favorite to be named interim head coach. Concerns...
Via RealGM
23 hours 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
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings will fire George Karl ... but not today, apparently

Going back to the day he was hired, George Karl and the Sacramento Kings have not been a pleasurable match. After losing eight of their last 10 games, it appears both parties will permanently separate before All-Star Weekend:This is a rough conclusion to a painful relationship. Karl is one of the best coaches in NBA history, and his uptempo system has worked wonders at various points...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cousins, outside playoff mix again, says he's 'running out of time'

Sacramento Kings center DeMarcus Cousins' antics used to make it awfully hard to view him as a sympathetic figure. Now it's almost impossible not to.In recent seasons, Cousins has put up the kind of eye-popping numbers that not even the Western Conference coaches could ignore any longer from a player on a poor team. He'll be a reserve on his second consecutive All-Star squad this...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Free-agent-to-be Rondo has strong words for old Boston coach

Sacramento Kings point guard Rajon Rondo put on an impressive show for his old fans in Boston on Sunday with 14 points, 15 assists and six steals. But it came in typical Kings fashion, a loss.That used to be Celtics, fashion, too. But not anymore. Boston's 128-119 victory was its fourth in a row and ninth in the last 10 games, and pushed the Celtics to a season-best nine games over...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Kings’ George Karl the next NBA coach to get fired?

Following the firing of New York Knicks head coach Derek Fisher on Monday, which NBA head coach is next on the chopping block? Some say it’s George Karl of the Sacramento Kings. Karl, who agreed to become the Kings head coach in February 2015, is 32-49 since taking over for interim head coach Tyrone Corbin. Sacramento lost for the seventh time in eight games on Sunday, 128-119...
Via The Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kings' DeMarcus Cousins prepares sushi, discusses Sacramento's season

Sacramento's DeMarcus Cousins went to Mikuni restaurant to make the "DMC" roll -- sushi specially designed for (and in this case prepared by) Boogie.When Bleacher Report's Ric Bucher asked Cousins his typical move in the kitchen, the basketball star said it's to just call his chef. So, as expected, watching the 6-foot-11 NBA All-Star carefully roll each individual piece of sushi...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Sacramento Kings players have tuned out George Karl

Over the weekend it was reported that the Kings were strongly considering firing head coach head coach. After the initial report from The Vertical’s Adrian Wojnarowski, people began to dig and were able to even come up with a name to replace Karl in former King and assistant coach, Corliss Williamson. Long story short, it certainly seems that there is no longer a question of if...
Via No Guts, No Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings minority owners looking for way to oust Ranadive

The Sacramento Kings are a hot mess, but you knew that already. The squad has dramatically floundered since owner Vivek Ranadive took over the team, going through four head coaches in just three years. Reports suggest a fifth new head coach is on its way, as George Karl likely will be the next head coach to go. The Kings continue to put up dismal results, sitting 10th in the Western...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks, the Kings — two abruptly-broken things

Frank Sinatra knew about the workings and rhythms of the NBA: That’s life, that’s what all the people sayYou’re ridin’ high in April, shot down in MayBut I know I’m gonna change that tuneWhen I’m back on top, back on top in June The opening lyrics from “That’s Life,” his 1966 hit, capture the very transitory nature of NBA seasons, and the teams and coaches which...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Knicks, the Kings — two abruptly-broken things

Frank Sinatra knew about the workings and rhythms of the NBA: That’s life, that’s what all the people sayYou’re ridin’ high in April, shot down in MayBut I know I’m gonna change that tuneWhen I’m back on top, back on top in June The opening lyrics from “That’s Life,” his 1966 hit, capture the very transitory nature of NBA seasons, and the teams and coaches which...
Via Crossover Chronicles
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Sacramento Kings: Cousins needs some help

The Sacramento Kings are slowly falling out of the playoff picture in the Western Conference. If you asked me earlier this year who would be the 8th seed in the West, the Utah Jazz would definitely have come to mind, but Sacramento also stood out too. They bolstered their team so much in the off-season, or so I thought. Granted, their record is 21-30, which isn’t that bad in the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss
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