Danilo Gallinari’s knee surgery wasn’t as complex as anticipated, so he could return to the Denver Nuggets sooner than expected.
The Sacramento Kings hired Denver executive Pete D’Alessandro as their new general manager on Saturday.
Vic Lombardi interviews former Denver Nuggets coach George Karl about his recent firing. Karl reveals his candid thoughts and feelings.
Denver Nuggets President Josh Kroenke said Friday that it was hard to let both the NBA’s executive of the year and its coach of the year get away following a franchise record 57-win season, “but I’m not here to win awards, I’m here to win banners.”
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.
John Fox, the head coach of the Denver Broncos, said he expects that George Karl “will land on his feet quickly.”
George Karl is entering the final year of his contract. Does he deserve to stay on with the Denver Nuggets? Watch the latest Vic’s Signature segment.
Danilo Gallinari says he will undergo surgery to repair the ACL on his left knee next week and is hoping to be back on the court for the Denver Nuggets around February.
George Karl is the NBA’s Coach of the Year after leading the Denver Nuggets to a team-record 57 wins this season.
The Denver Nuggets brain trust has plenty of time on its hands now to contemplate whether it was a flaw in the team’s makeup or just a bad matchup that led to yet another early exit from the playoffs.