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George Karl

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George Karl Will Not Return As Nuggets Coach

Less than a month after winning the NBA’s Coach of the Year award, Karl’s tenure with the Nuggets is over after 8½ seasons. His departure comes shortly after Masai Ujiri, the league’s executive of the year, left to become GM of the Toronto Raptors.

06/07/2013

Head Coach George Karl of the Denver Nuggets directs his team against the Golden State Warriors in Game Four of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 28, 2013 at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Photo by Rocky Widner/NBAE via Getty Images)

Karl Disputes Jackson’s ‘Hit Men’ Claims On Curry

Denver Nuggets coach George Karl lashed back at Warriors coach Mark Jackson on Wednesday after Jackson said the Nuggets had sent “hit men” at Golden State guard Stephen Curry during Tuesday night’s Game 5 in a pre-meditated attack with intent to injure the thin shooter.

05/01/2013

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Warriors Vs. Nuggets Preview: Faried To Start, Curry Hoping To Play

Whether the pain in Stephen Curry’s sprained left ankle will subside enough for him to be on the court when the Golden State Warriors host the Denver Nuggets is not something the point guard could say for sure.

04/26/2013

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Nuggets Secure 3rd Seed With 118-98 Win Over Suns

The Denver Nuggets secured the third seed in the Western Conference playoffs by routing the Phoenix Suns 118-98 on Wednesday night behind 21 points from Wilson Chandler and 20 from Andre Iguodala.

04/18/2013