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  1. The best coach in the NBA

    Henry Abbott

    Kelley L Cox/USA TODAY SportsGeorge Karl won coach of the year, but ESPN Forecast's panel says Gregg Popovich is better.The NBA sent around the most interesting list: George Karl 404 Erik Spoelstra 190 Mike Woodson 127 Gregg Popovich 120 ...

    Blog | May 08, 2013
  2. George Karl: Thunder, Spurs only contenders

    Henry Abbott

    Nuggets coach George Karl was on SiriusXM's Beyond the Brink Tuesday morning, saying he expects somebody will beat the Heat: I think all season long everybody in basketball thought Oklahoma City was the best team in the west, but were they mature en...

    Blog | May 15, 2012
  3. The D-League has George Karl's answer

    Henry Abbott

    The NBA playoffs have been fantastic so far. If there's one really bad thing, though, it's that the Thunder got a key bucket in a thrilling game against the Nuggets on a crucial -- and fairly blatantly incorrect -- no-call. The rules state that playe...

    Blog | April 18, 2011
  4. Tuesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Hoops for St. Jude, featuring Pau Gasol, Dwight Howard, David Lee, Steve Blake, Rudy Gay, Kevin Love, Dwyane Wade, George Karl and the like, is one of the most relentlessly positive causes on the planet. John Hollinger (Insider) on Knick Toney Doug...

    Blog | March 08, 2011
  5. Bulls, Knicks, Spurs, Karl keep winning

    Henry Abbott

    No team has a better time with Western Conference opponents than the Chicago Bulls. No team has had a better time on the road recently than the New York Knicks. No team is winning with greater frequency than the San Antonio Spurs. And a notable coach...

    Blog | December 11, 2010
  6. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Benjamin Hochman of The Denver Post: "For George Karl, every day is Thanksgiving -- so imagine how special the actual Thanksgiving will be. This past year, Karl beat cancer -- again. This bout was the toughest, a grueling, fatiguing heavyweight slugf...

    Blog | November 24, 2010
  7. Wednesday Bullets

    Henry Abbott

    Charles Oakley reportedly told LeBron James not to play for the Knicks. George Karl talks about how cancer has changed his life in the upcoming Men's Journal (where you can also learn why Caron Butler won't ride a stationary bike). Stephen Rodrick ...

    Blog | October 20, 2010
  8. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "Nuggets coach George Karl, having cleared every major hurdle in his latest bout with cancer, has little doubt he'll be back for the upcoming season. 'I'm not sure it's official. Before we make that declaration, ther...

    Blog | September 01, 2010
  9. Nuggets Get Fewer Calls Under Dantley

    Henry Abbott

    By CHRIS BROUSSARD There's been much handwringing over why the Denver Nuggets' have declined so much under interim coach Adrian Dantley, who's taken over while George Karl undergoes treatment for throat cancer. The Nuggets, 41-20 under Karl this se...

    Blog | April 26, 2010
  10. First Cup: Wednesday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "The trip was to see their head coach, a simple enough jaunt for players to help keep George Karl's spirits high. What some Nuggets weren't necessarily ready for, however, was how much seeing Karl would positively im...

    Blog | April 07, 2010
  11. Lance Armstrong's advice to George Karl

    Henry Abbott

    Rick Reilly writes: Reaction to "George vs. The Dragon" -- my 24-hour look at Denver Nuggets head coach George Karl's punishing daily cancer treatments -- has been plentiful. The latest to weigh in is Lance Armstrong, who has won seven Tour de Fr...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  12. First Cup: Monday

    Henry Abbott

    Chris Dempsey of The Denver Post: "Rarely, if ever, has the pregame introduction of a coach brought on such a loud ovation. But George Karl is not just any coach. He's the Nuggets' coach. And Nuggets fans, most of whom would otherwise check out of in...

    Blog | February 22, 2010
  13. Is Carmelo Playing a Better Brand of Defense?

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz Spend some time around the Denver Nuggets this spring and you'll hear how Carmelo Anthony's commitment on the defensive end of the floor has a lot to do with the team's success. When you ask people who know Anthon...

    Blog | May 22, 2009
  14. The TrueHoop Network Shootaround

    Henry Abbott

    Denver's success is a triumph for knuckleheadism. Orlando's success can be traced to a willingness to adjust on the fly. And Dallas' success was pretty satisfying when you consider the alternatives. Jeremy Wagner of Roundball Mining Comp...

    Blog | May 22, 2009
  15. Notes from Nuggets Practice

    Henry Abbott

    Posted by Kevin Arnovitz LOS ANGELES -- Half an hour after the Denver Nuggets landed at LAX around noon, they were on the Lakers' home floor at Staples Center in their street clothes. While Nene, wearing slides, took some shots, Carmelo Anthony r...

    Blog | May 18, 2009
  16. The Reformation of an Angry Nugget

    Henry Abbott

    The Denver Post's Chris Dempsey describes a period after last season when George Karl and his assistant Tim Grgurich decided to drop their running and gunning ways while getting back to the defense-first approach that had once been a hallmark of ...

    Blog | May 05, 2009