TAG: George Karl

instagram / Apr 2, 2014 / 11:30 am

George Karl’s Favorite Rapper Is Gucci Mane

George Karl

George Karl (Chris Humphreys-USA TODAY Sports)

He was last season’s Coach of the Year, but George Karl didn’t get much of a chance to revel in his win as he was let go by the Nuggets in the offseason. Like many waylaid former coaches, Karl joined ESPN as an analyst, and yesterday he shared his three favorite rappers as part of an ESPN segment about DeMarcus Cousins‘ premature April Fools Day joke. The results, speak for themselves. Read More »

NBA / Jun 26, 2013 / 12:00 pm

Doc Rivers’ Top 5 Potential Replacements In Boston

Doc Rivers

The Doc Rivers saga in Boston has finally come to an end after talks between the Celtics and Clippers were revived four times over the past week. Doc is the first domino to fall for the Cs in what looks to be one of the organization’s busiest offseasons in a long time. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 24, 2013 / 10:22 pm

NBA News: Denver Nuggets Hire Brian Shaw As Head Coach

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After almost 10 years as an NBA assistant coach – and being passed over for head coaching gigs more than once – Brian Shaw is officially a top guy. Earlier tonight, the Denver Nuggets hired Shaw to replace reigning NBA COY George Karl. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jun 6, 2013 / 11:23 am

NBA Breaking News: Denver Nuggets Part Ways With George Karl

George Karl

It’s been reported all over the place over the last week that George Karl was “unsettled” by the departure of Nuggets GM Masai Ujiri to the Toronto Raptors, to the point where Karl’s name was suddenly attached to teams like the Clippers.

Word just broke that Karl – the reigning NBA Coach of the Year – and the team have parted ways. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / May 8, 2013 / 1:50 pm

George Karl Is This Season’s NBA Coach Of The Year

George Karl

Stephen Curry might’ve stolen Denver’s thunder in the First Round of the NBA Playoffs, but that still can’t take away what George Karl and the Nuggets did this season. For that, the NBA has named Karl this season’s Coach of the Year. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 16, 2013 / 11:30 am

George Karl Says Andre Miller Should Be Considered for the NBA All-Star Game

Andre Miller

Does this headline seem a little familiar to you? A little déjà vu? It’s because less than two weeks ago George Karl called Andre Miller one of the best point guards of all time. He clarified the statement by saying he looked at Miller as a traditional lead guard, a player who did all the small things, never took stuff off the table and was always a team-first guy. Read More »

NBA / Jan 15, 2013 / 4:00 pm

Dime Q&A: Andre Iguodala Talks Olympics, The Nuggets And His Favorite Matchup In The NBA

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Andre Iguodala (photo. Kelly Turso)

Andre Iguodala was enjoying “probably the best time” he’s ever had playing basketball this summer with Team USA when he was traded by Philadelphia to Denver. Just as the medal round was about to begin in London, he was thinking about arriving in the Mile High city seven time zones away. Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Jan 4, 2013 / 2:30 pm

George Karl Says Andre Miller Is One Of The Best Point Guards… Of All Time

Andre Miller

For the season’s first 32 games, one of the greatest point guards of all time was backing up Ty Lawson. Andre Miller might be one of the most under-appreciated players of his era, but he’s also just the eighth player ever to have 15,000 points and at least 7,500 assists. He passed those career totals last night against Minnesota, furthering the case that we all slept on Andre Miller. Criminally. Read More »

Smack / Nov 17, 2012 / 11:53 pm

Rajon Rondo Moves One Step Closer To A Record; Kyrie Irving Nearly Beats Dallas By Himself

Rajon Rondo

Rajon Rondo (photo. Garth Milan/Red Bull Content Pool)

In one of those dreaded Saturday afternoon Atlantic Division games (seriously, who came up with these?), Boston turned a close game against Toronto into a rout during the second half of a 107-89 beatdown. Jason Terry, still starting in the Bean, went off for 20 points, and Rajon Rondo had a dozen assists just a few minutes into the second half. He’d end up with 20 in just 32 minutes, his streak of consecutive regular season games with double-digit assists now at 33. Is anyone in the league dominating a single statistical category like Rondo is assists? Read More »

Latest News, NBA / Oct 30, 2012 / 2:30 pm

The Top 10 Candidates For NBA Coach of the Year

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There are established patterns to winning NBA Coach of the Year. You either guide a team with high expectations to its expected goal, stun with an eye-popping turnaround out of the Lottery or take a team from the playoff fringe into a team no one wants to face in the opening round by catching fire. We’ll call them the Excellence’s Status Quo, Out Of Nowhere, or Next Step plans to earning respect, respectively. With the curtain being drawn on the 2012-13 season tonight, Dime is projecting the major awards all week, and today we look at the top coach. Read More »