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George Karl gives blunt assessment of his time with the Kings

Over the last few years, no organization in the NBA --- if not all of sports --- has had more drama surrounding it than the Sacramento Kings. From in-fighting with players, to a weird front office dynamic and a conveyor belt of coaches, the only thing consistent across the organization is sheer and utter chaos.One man who was caught in the middle of that chaos --- and some would...
Via Fox Sports
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George Karl Reflects On His Tumultuous Tenure With The Kings

Over this past weekend, The Sacramento Bee's Ailene Voisin delivered a stellar interview of George Karl. It was by far the most comprehensive of Karl's feelings about his time with the Kings, and I laud Voisin for delivering what has previously been unavailable. I highly recommend that you read the article in its entirety. Hitting some of the key quotes: "Vlade (Divac) has a helluva...
Via Sactown Royalty
1 day ago

George Karl: ‘I never felt that level of support’ with the Kings

George Karl’s time in Sacramento was an unmitigated disaster. The 64-year-old butted heads with Kings players – specifically, star DeMarcus Cousins – ultimately never gaining their respect, while he was constantly on the chopping block throughout the season. After leading Sacramento to a forgettable 33-49 record where little positives were to be found, general manager Vlade...
Via The Comeback
2 days ago  |  Discuss

George Karl 'never felt that level of support' from Kings

George Karl gave his first interview since being fired by the Sacramento Kings, and he made the organization look as dysfunctional on the inside as it looks from the outside. Karl spoke to Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee about his time with the Kings, and admitted that he didn’t feel empowered by the organization. “Eighty percent of the time I think the Kings did what had...
Via Larry Brown Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings willing to test market for DeMarcus Cousins?

DeMarcus Cousins is arguably the best center in the NBA right now, but his moodiness has become a problem for the Sacramento Kings, so much so that GM Vlade Divac will reportedly explore the market for Cousins. From Ailene Voisin of the Sacramento Bee: the sense within the organization is Divac is tempted by the prospect of pairing his center with his personally selected coach but...
Via The Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Seth Curry to decline player option, test restricted free agency

Sound all alarms! Curry to hit free agency! Well, the other Curry…but still. According to a report by Shams Charania of The Vertical on Friday, Kings guard Seth Curry will decline his $1 million player option for 2016-17 and test the waters of restricted free agency. After years of floating around the D-League and 10-day contract limbo, Curry, 25, proved himself to be an Association...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kings announce George Karl won’t return as head coach

George Karl had been on hot seat for a while, but the Sacramento Kings made it official Thursday, firing Karl the day after the NBA regular season ended. “After evaluating the team’s performance this season, I determined it was necessary to move forward with a new voice from the head coaching position,” Kings GM Vlade Divac said in an official release on NBA.com. “I have...
Via The Sports Daily
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Reports: Kings to fire George Karl on Thursday

The Sacramento Kings will wrap up what has been a drama-filled 2015-16 campaign Wednesday night against the Rockets in Houston. It’s very likely to be George Karl’s last game as the team’s head coach. According to multiple reports surfacing on Wednesday, the embattled coach will be fired by the Kings’ brass at some point on Thursday. The Sacramento Bee’s Jason Jones...
Via Sportsnaut
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kings want George Karl to resign

The Sacramento Kings remain a hot mess. Entering the final two weeks of the regular season, Sacramento boasts a 29-44 record and is clearly out of the Western Conference Playoff race. This leads most to believe that head coach George Karl will be getting the ax when all is said and done next month. While that’s still likely going to be the case, especially with the continual...
Via Sportsnaut
March 28, 2016  |  Discuss

DeMarcus Cousins claims George Karl, not Kings, suspended him

The Sacramento Kings were defeated handily by the Utah Jazz today 108-99 at home, and after the game star center DeMarcus Cousins made no qualms with how he felt about head coach George Karl. Cousins was suspended for one game last week, after yelling at Karl in a team huddle. On Sunday, Cousins said that the suspension was Karl’s doing, not the organization’s. "That wasn...
Via The Comeback
March 13, 2016  |  Discuss
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