George Karl


Former NBA coach George Karl isn't forgetting his Spurs roots

SAN ANTONIO — From 1973-78, former NBA coach George Karl suited up for the San Antonio Spurs. He was the team's point guard playing alongside legend George Gervin before retiring in 1978. He then transitioned to becoming the Spurs' assistant coach from 1978-80 before landing with the Sonics, Nuggets,...
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George Karl fires back at DeMarcus Cousins over criticism

George Karl coached DeMarcus Cousins for a brief time with the Sacramento Kings, and the former coach did not appreciate the recent comments Cousins made about the franchise. In an interview with Marc J. Spears that was published on Monday, Cousins said one of his career regrets is not skipping his pre-draft workout with the Kings. The veteran big man wishes he snubbed Sacramento prior to the 2010 NBA Draft to discourage them from picking him. Why? Cousins says the Kings are a losing franchise who “sucked” before he got there, when he was there, and after he left.
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George Karl claps back at DeMarcus Cousins over Kings diss

Is there still bad blood between former Sacramento Kings coach George Karl and the team’s former star DeMarcus Cousins?. On Monday, Karl fired back at Cousins — who played under him for one season (2015-16) in Sacramento — after the Nuggets center slammed the franchise in a recent interview.

George Karl claps back at DeMarcus Cousins after he trashes Kings

Former Sacramento Kings Coach George Karl responded to comments DeMarcus Cousins made regarding his time with the team. DeMarcus Cousins was interviewed by Andscape’s Marc J. Spears and he was asked if he could go back in his past and change anything, what would that be. Cousins’ response: “I would’ve skipped my draft workout [in Sacramento].”
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Boogie blasts Kings over his perception; George Karl claps back

How DeMarcus Cousins feels about the Kings' organization and the city of Sacramento are two completely different things. While the current backup center for the Denver Nuggets holds the city and its citizens in high regard, he doesn't have many kind words to say about the Kings themselves. That was evident in recent comments Cousins made to Andscape's Marc J. Spears.

Hall of Fame coach George Karl reflects on basketball career

DENVER — One of the most iconic basketball coaches in Denver history is heading to the Hall of Fame. George Karl, who led the Denver Nuggets from 2004-12, has been elected to this year's Pro Basketball Hall of Fame. Karl coached the Nuggets for nine seasons, climbing to a 423–257 record, just nine wins shy of Doug Moe's franchise–record 432 wins.

George Karl takes jab at Mark Jackson amid NBA interest

Mark Jackson has a chance to return as an NBA coach next season and a former rival has taken notice. The former Golden State Warriors head coach has been linked to multiple NBA coaching positions in recent days. Jackson served as Golden State coach from 2011-14, and one of his rivals from that era sounded off on Twitter about the rumors surrounding Jackson.

Indian Valley High School grad Bob Huggins, former Cleveland Cavaliers coach George Karl elected to Basketball Hall of Fame

NEW ORLEANS — Two legendary figures with strong ties to Northeast Ohio are about to be forever enshrined into the annals of basketball lore. Indian Valley High School graduate Bob Huggins and former Cavaliers coach George Karl have both been elected to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. The pair are among eight inductees in the Class of 2022, which was announced Saturday in New Orleans prior to the NCAA Division I men's basketball Final Four.

George Karl Voted Into Hall of Fame

Former Tar Heel George Karl was one of 13 members introduced as the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame Class of 2022. Karl gave his thoughts on being selected for the honor.