Category: George Karl

George Karl Reflects on the ‘MeloDrama, Says His Team This Year Has Been a Blessing

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

After the Nuggets had to go through what they went through with Carmelo Anthony, they decided on a new path. Denver has assembled their roster without a true superstar. No more headaches. No more distractions. That is not the norm in today's NBA. The Nuggets have a deep team. A ...

George Karl Touts Gary Payton’s Competitive Nature in a Surprise On-Air Reunion

Thursday, April 11th, 2013

Gary Payton has been announced as one of the inductees to the Basketball Hall of Fame. The nine-time All-Star, who played most of his career for the Seattle SuperSonics, finished with nearly 22,000 points, nearly 9,000 assists and more than 2,400 steals. But former coach George Karl, who surprises Payton ...

George Karl Thinks the Nuggets Can Play With Anybody in the NBA

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The Denver Nuggets have turned into quite the giant killers, especially at home this season. Denver has already beaten Memphis, San Antonio, the Los Angeles Lakers, the Golden State Warriors and now thanks to their win the other night, the Los Angeles Clippers in the mile high city. Their latest ...

George Karl Believes His Denver Nuggets Should Finish As A Top-Four Seed In The West

Wednesday, October 24th, 2012

I don't know if it's because I live within the market or not, but there seems to be a large number of NBA folks who think the Denver Nuggets could be a sleeper team in the NBA's Western Conference this season. Most of the talk will surround teams in Oklahoma ...

George Karl: “We are excited about this season and we think we can be a top four team in the West”

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012

After yet another ho-hum playoff appearance this past season, the Denver Nuggets were involved in the biggest trade of the offseason. They didn’t get the two biggest pieces in the deal in Andrew Bynum or Dwight Howard, but they did get Andre Iguodala from Philadelphia and Iggy should fit perfectly ...

George Karl Admits This Past Season with the Nuggets Was His Most Enjoyable as a Head Coach

Tuesday, May 15th, 2012

The Denver Nuggets gave the Los Angeles Lakers all they could handle in the first round of the playoffs. After falling down 3-1 in the series, the Nuggets pushed the Lakers all the way to game seven. While it was a gritty effort by the Nuggets and they should be ...

No Surprise But George Karl Admits That Ty Lawson Is the Key to the Nuggets Playoff Success

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012

It was a tough season for the Denver Nuggets. One filled with injuries, youth, inconsistency and even some wheeling and dealing. However it looks like Denver has hit their stride and found their identity just in time for the playoffs. Not only did the Nuggets wrap up a playoff spot ...

George Karl: I Don’t Need a Closer to Win a Championship in Denver

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Is George Karl stealing a page from across the city of Denver? I can't tell for sure if he was trying to make a reference to Tim Tebow or not, but his analogy sure sounds interesting. When questioned about winning with the lack of a superstar, Karl said, " if ...

George Karl having ‘Fun’ Coaching Young Nuggets, Views LeBron James as NBA’s best: “There’s no question he’s going to win a championship”

Friday, January 27th, 2012

During the middle of last year's NBA season, the Denver Nuggets had a huge decision to make that would shape the future of the franchise. With disgruntled star Carmelo Anthony set to become a free agent at the end of the season, the Nuggets had two choices: Hope to sign ...

George Karl: “Screw all the guys out there that think you gotta have a superstar to win a championship.”

Monday, December 19th, 2011

Nene Hilario re-signed with the Denver Nuggets on a five-year, $67 million contract last week. George Karl sounds fired up about the move. The Nuggets head coach believes his team doesn't need a superstar to win a championship, and the cancer survivor sounds intent on proving to the basketball world ...