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.
George Karl is following general manager Masai Ujiri out of Denver. But the Nets, who are without a head coach, are apparently not interested in contacting Karl.
Karl is the NBA’s Coach of the Year after leading the Denver Nuggets to a team-record 57 wins this season.
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.
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.
With the crowd jeering him and his knee barking at him, Carmelo Anthony had one of his worst games ever in Denver, his home for the first eight seasons of his NBA career.
Some Knicks fans might be wondering: Who the heck is this guy?
It’s Carmelo Anthony, it’s Amar’e Stoudemire… it’s Toney Douglas? On a night when the Knicks rolled out their red carpet to a new marquee name, it was their point-guard understudy that stole the show.
The Knicks ended the Carmelo Anthony trade saga and their quest for a second superstar with one blockbuster deal. New York hopes Anthony could be in uniform Wednesday when they host the Bucks, but what number will he wear?
Don’t call it a comeback. According to multiple reports, the Nets are back in the mix for Carmelo Anthony.
The Nets are apparently in Carmelo Anthony’s past. As for the future, is it New York? Denver? Another team? “I don’t know. I really don’t know,” Anthony said Monday night.
‘Melo is moving on to New Jersey. Unfortunately for jilted Nets fans, Carmelo Anthony will still bring his Nuggets teammates with him to Newark on Monday.
Each day brings a new story about Carmelo Anthony. Will he go to New Jersey, New York or maybe even stay in Denver? “I don’t know. I can’t look that far ahead. I can’t look into February,” Anthony said on Tuesday.
Carmelo Anthony sees the New Jersey Nets’ pullout of trade talks as a speed bump on his way out of the Mile High City and not necessarily a detour.
After months of constant trade speculation surrounding Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets fans have pretty much accepted the notion the All-Star forward will soon be leaving. Harder to digest is the realization he might be taking hometown hero Chauncey Billups with him.