George Karl

George Karl is The Fan’s Nuggets Analyst and a member of the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame. Karl was the head coach of the Denver Nuggets for eight seasons, winning 423 games and guiding the team to the playoffs every year. Karl was also a head coach of the Sacramento Kings, Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Golden State Warriors and Cleveland Cavaliers. His 1,175 wins ranks sixth all-time in NBA history, he also played five seasons with the San Antonio Spurs.

Coach Karl’s Corner: The importance of team connectivity

Injuries and illnesses have forced the Nuggets to use a lot of rotations thus far, something that is keeping them from getting on the same page
2 months ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: The mind games of a head coach on display

Michael Malone is trying to push the right buttons with Michael Porter Jr., rewarding Bruce Brown in order to send the Nuggets star a message
3 months ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Early NBA action, predictions and two title favorites

Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, and former Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl, shares some thoughts and predictions thus far
3 months ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: An appreciation for Coach K

Even for a Tar Heel, it's hard not to appreciate what Mike Krzyzewski built at Duke, as the legendary coach takes the Blue Devils dancing one last time
11 months ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Jokic winning the MVP is good for the NBA

Nikola Jokic is a great representation that basketball is a “we” game; all he cares about is winning and his personality is team-first
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Flashback Friday as Nuggets take on Warriors

The Nuggets can utilize lessons from the past against the Warriors in how to address their current situation
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: An insider look at the Nuggets trades

George Karl takes an insider's look at the NBA trade deadline and how the Denver Nuggets handled themselves
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Can the Nuggets become a top-tier team?

In order to live up to conference finals expectations, the Nuggets need to look in the mirror and make some honest adjustments
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Looking ahead to the second half of the season

A strong finish to the first half puts the Nuggets in a position to work on becoming a serious playoff contender after the All-Star break
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Revisiting the Melo trade, 10 years later

It's been a decade since the Nuggets made a blockbuster trade with the Knicks, sending away a player who made the franchise relevant again
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Current Nuggets are “inconsistent and incomplete”

This current Nuggets squad has some very good players but still lacks the cohesion of a true team, writes George Karl
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: The Nuggets are in a precarious position

Denver is trying to find defined roles for their current roster, while the trade deadline looms, as the team tries to get back on track
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Primetime games are vital to Jokic’s MVP chances

Nikola Jokic has to play great in upcoming games against the Lakers, Bucks and Celtics, when the basketball world is watching
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: The Nuggets have seemingly righted the ship

Denver has climbed back into contention in the Western Conference, thanks to a few key ingredients that have finally come together
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Three keys to the Nuggets upcoming road trip

Heading into a critical five-game stretch, Denver needs to focus on three things in order to be above .500 on a tricky coast-to-coast swing
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: The Nuggets are in a key eight-game stretch

The current three-game homestand, followed by five straight on the road, will go a long way toward determining where Denver is going
2 years ago

Coach Karl’s Corner: Nikola Jokic has taken his game to a new level

Through seven games, the Nuggets big man is putting up monster numbers, showing that he's the centerpiece to build around
2 years ago