The Colorado Buffaloes’ men’s basketball team was 11th in scoring last year in the Pac-12 conference, so Coach Tad Boyle turned to former Nuggets Coach George Karl for off-season advice.
Josh Kroenke’s slip of the tongue even made Arron Afflalo smirk. The Denver Nuggets president explained Monday how he has closely “Afflalowed” the shooting guard’s two seasons in Orlando, before reacquiring him in a draft-day deal last week.
Former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl was a candidate for the Golden State coaching job, which seemed like a great fit, but the Warriors went with Steve Kerr instead.
It wasn’t long ago that the Denver Nuggets were a perennial playoff team. For the team to get back to that level, one key may be point guard Ty Lawson elevating his game.
The Denver Nuggets aren’t accustomed to cleaning out their lockers in April.
Unless the nose-diving Denver Nuggets can turn things around, they’ll miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003, when they got Carmelo Anthony after a 17-65 season.
Nuggets starting center JaVale McGee is out indefinitely with a stress fracture in his lower left leg
By the time January rolls around Brian Shaw envisions his team fully embracing his system, one that hinges on half-court sets, a powerful presence in the paint and smothering defense.
Obviously, Denver Nuggets general manager Tim Connelly was only kidding and not trying to put this kind of pressure on his new coach.
George Karl, who won the NBA Coach of the Year award last season but then lost his job in Denver, is joining ESPN as a studio analyst.