The Nuggets Have Fired George Karl, And That Is Weird

According to Yahoo's Adrian Wojnarowski, the Denver Nuggets have fired George Karl, who had one year left on his contract. The decision was apparently made because the Nuggets did not want to give Karl the contract extension he had been pushing for. Whatever the reasons behind Karl's departure, one thing is clear: the… » 6/06/13 12:18pm 6/06/13 12:18pm

Phil Jackson Is Still Figuring Out This Whole Twitter Thing

Phil Jackson, or whoever is running Phil Jackson's account, has had an interesting run on Twitter. It started with a too-good-to-be-true debut that turned out to be a commercial and segued into book recommendations for Kobe Bryant. Now he's trying to congratulate George Karl on winning coach of the year. Trying. » 5/08/13 8:24pm 5/08/13 8:24pm

The Jovial, Bleak, Affectionate Bully That Was Rick Majerus Simply…

Today, a week after his death, many of Rick Majerus' friends, former players and colleagues gathered to wish the basketball coach farewell from this mortal coil. Del Harris and George Karl were reportedly there, as was Glenn Rivers, whose nickname Majerus pinned on him years ago when he saw the young man wearing a… » 12/08/12 10:20pm 12/08/12 10:20pm

Even George Karl Has Jumped Aboard The Messi Bandwagon

As NBA players sent messages of support to Ricky Rubio upon news of his ACL tear, Nuggets head coach George Karl showed his softer side by sporting an FC Barcelona shirt while meeting with the press yesterday. Karl's son Coby played with Rubio on Joventut Badalona after fizzling out in the NBA and escaping the… » 3/12/12 10:15am 3/12/12 10:15am

NBA Admits That Kendrick Perkins Should Have Had Two Points Instead Of …

If you watched the Thunder-Nuggets game on Sunday night, you probably remember this play, which came with just over a minute remaining in the fourth quarter. Kendrick Perkins, the Oklahoma City big man who has struggled a bit — with injury and with scoring — since he arrived from Boston in February, scored on a… » 4/19/11 11:45am 4/19/11 11:45am

George Karl Wanders Around Colorado Wearing Nuggets Gear And Granting…

Before last night's game against the Pistons, Denver Nuggets Coach George Karl went out for some Mongolian BBQ, talked to "Adventure Mix TV," debated the timing and strength of St. Patty's Day celebrations, blasted Woodrow Wilson's legacy, went home and took a nap. Then, his team went out and won by 30. » 3/13/11 5:30pm 3/13/11 5:30pm

Strangely, Lawyer's Attempts To Shush "Fire George Karl" Haven't Worked

Yesterday, we told you about the sad "oooh, I'm a lawyer, I'll SUE YOU" email George Karl's lawyer sent to the man who runs FireGeorgeKarl.com. As you might have suspected, the story did not end there; now, the world knows ... including Karl himself and a whole bunch of lawyers who might have advantages in the world of… » 3/05/08 11:10am 3/05/08 11:10am

George Karl's Lawyer Is Not Making His Client's Life Any Easier

It's official: Fire George Karl has the potential to be the next Fire Ron Zook. Ever since the site went live less than a month ago, it has caused nothing but headaches to the Nuggets coach ... and now his lawyer is getting involved. In the most embarrassing fashion possible ... for him and his client, anyway. » 3/04/08 12:35pm 3/04/08 12:35pm

But He Means That In The Nicest Possible Way

We thought that we were pretty much up to speed on the brawl at Madison Square Garden and its aftermath, but now we're still a little confused. Is Isiah Thomas a "jerk," a "jackass" or an "asshole?" Our lines are still open, call in and cast your vote now! Nuggets coach George Karl left the question open for debate on Monday … » 12/19/06 11:00am 12/19/06 11:00am