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3 years 5 months ago

Karl remains confident heading into game 2

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - George Karl doesn't know if there's much more his Denver Nuggets can do to slow down the NBA's scoring champion and his All-Star sidekick. Kevin Durant and Russell Westbrook combined for 72 points in Oklahoma City's Game 1 victory over Denver. Karl doesn't believe his Nuggets...

3 years 6 months ago

Nuggets end long drought in Phoenix

PHOENIX (AP) - Nene scored 22 points in 26 minutes and the Denver Nuggets won in Phoenix for the first time in 13 tries with a 116-97 rout of the mistake-prone, cold-shooting Suns on Thursday night. Coach George Karl ended an even longer drought in the desert. The Nuggets coach...

3 years 7 months ago

Karl thinks Anthony may not get traded

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - George Karl says he still believes he might be coaching Carmelo Anthony all season. Karl says he is prepared for anything, but has felt since before the season started that the chance of Anthony staying with the Denver Nuggets was greater than many believe. If that...

3 years 8 months ago

Red-hot Nuggets may be in for a change

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets are rolling after two straight routs, finally clicking on the court the way that Nuggets coach George Karl has always envisioned. And now his team just might be on the verge of being dismantled. No matter how well the Nuggets are performing, how much...

3 years 8 months ago

Karl remains hopeful Melo stays in Denver

DENVER (AP) - George Karl caught a glimpse of New Jersey rookie Derrick Favors' game on television while holding out hope the viewing was nothing more than an exercise in futility. Despite all the rumors and reports, the Denver Nuggets coach remains optimistic that Carmelo Anthony will stick around beyond...

3 years 9 months ago

Karl's quest for 1,000 remains on hold

BOSTON (AP) - Ray Allen scored 28 points Wednesday night as the Boston Celtics took advantage of an injury to Carmelo Anthony and won their eighth straight game, beating the Denver Nuggets 105-89. The loss left Nuggets coach George Karl stuck on 999 wins. His next chance to reach 1,000...

3 years 9 months ago

Carmelo scratched for game in Boston

BOSTON (AP) - Star forward Carmelo Anthony has been scratched from the Denver Nuggets' game at Boston with inflammation in his right knee. It's the first game that Anthony has missed this season. Denver had won seven in a row before losing to Charlotte on Tuesday night. Nuggets coach George...

3 years 9 months ago

Bobcats deny Karl milestone win

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Stephen Jackson had 23 points, Gerald Wallace finished with 20 and the Charlotte Bobcats held off Denver 100-98 on Tuesday night to deny Nuggets coach George Karl his 1,000th NBA win. Returning to North Carolina where he played in college and going up against his longtime...

3 years 9 months ago

Karl earns 999th career win

DENVER (AP) - George Karl earned his 999th NBA win the hard way. The Denver Nuggets overcame a third-quarter meltdown that included a technical on Carmelo Anthony for arguing a call and held off the scrappy Memphis Grizzlies 108-107 on Sunday night for their seventh straight win. Nene (27 points)...

3 years 9 months ago

Nuggets talk extension with Karl

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets and coach George Karl are discussing a contract extension through the 2011-12 season. Karl, 59, who is closing in on 1,000 career wins, is in the final year of his contract. He missed the last couple of months last season while fighting throat and...

3 years 10 months ago

Karl not sure about next season

DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets coach George Karl says he'll only return to the NBA next season if he doesn't have any setbacks in his recovery from throat and neck cancer. Karl is in the last year of his contract in Denver and said that while he wants to continue...

3 years 11 months ago

Nuggets win opener over Utah

DENVER (AP) - Carmelo Anthony scored 23 points, Arron Afflalo added 22 and the Denver Nuggets opened the season with a 110-88 win over the Utah Jazz on Wednesday night in coach George Karl's return to the bench. Chauncey Billups chipped in 14 points and eight assists, while newcomer Shelden...

4 years 1 month ago

Nuggets shake up front-office

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets are shaking up their front office. The team declined Tuesday to extend the contracts of executives Mark Warkentien and Rex Chapman. Warkentien was the NBA executive of the year two seasons ago when the Nuggets reached the Western Conference finals. Chapman has been vice...

4 years 4 months ago

Karl remains in hospital

DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl remains hospitalized with complications from his battle with throat cancer. Karl experienced swelling in his left knee while being treated for a blood clot in his right leg, Karl's partner, Kim Van Deraa, told the team's website Tuesday. She said Karl, 58, probably...

4 years 5 months ago

Nuggets sign coach Karl's son, Coby

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets have signed Coby Karl, the son of coach George Karl. Coby Karl's signing was announced Sunday. George Karl, who survived prostate canver several years ago, is battling throat and neck cancer and hasn't been on the sideline since March 16. Coby Karl was waived...

4 years 5 months ago

Karl completes cancer treatment

DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl has finished up his last round of chemotherapy and issued a thank-you to all his well-wishers. In a statement to the team's Web site on Wednesday, Karl said his intense six-week regimen of treatment for throat and neck cancer was the "toughest of...

4 years 6 months ago

Karl might miss rest of regular season

DENVER (AP) - The Denver Nuggets might not have coach George Karl back on the sideline until the playoffs begin next month. Karl is undergoing treatment for throat and neck cancer and, according to a blog by his girlfriend, he was hospitalized this week with blood clots in his lungs...

4 years 6 months ago

Karl sits out Thursday's Nuggets game

DENVER (AP) - Denver Nuggets coach George Karl is skipping his team's game against the New Orleans Hornets on Thursday night as he continues intensive treatment for neck and throat cancer. This is the sixth game Karl has skipped since announcing a month ago that he'd been diagnosed with cancer....

4 years 6 months ago

Nuggets win for Karl's return

DENVER (AP) - J.R. Smith scored 13 of his 17 points in the fourth quarter, helping the Denver Nuggets pull away for a 97-87 victory Tuesday night over the Washington Wizards. Carmelo Anthony led the Nuggets with 29 points and 12 rebounds. Nene added 16 points for Denver, which sent...

4 years 6 months ago

Karl returns to Nuggets bench

DENVER (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl was back on the bench Tuesday night against the Washington Wizards after missing four games over the past week for cancer treatments. Karl is battling neck and throat cancer and is undergoing chemotherapy and radiation treatments regularly for a six-week period. Last Monday,...

4 years 6 months ago

George Karl to miss 3 more road games

DENVER (AP) - George Karl will skip the last three games on the Denver Nuggets' road trip as he adjusts to a feeding tube that was placed into his stomach as part of his cancer treatment. The Nuggets coach has already missed two games since being diagnosed with neck and...

4 years 6 months ago

Nuggets Coach Karl to miss Wednesday's game

Nuggets coach George Karl will miss Wednesday night's game at Minnesota as he undergoes another round of cancer treatment. Karl, who has neck and throat cancer, was scheduled for a surgical procedure Monday to have a feeding tube inserted into his stomach. He will also go through another chemotherapy...

4 years 7 months ago

Karl travels with Nuggets to Cleveland

CLEVELAND (AP) - Nuggets coach George Karl was on the bench against Cleveland on Thursday night for his first game since disclosing he has neck and throat cancer. Karl, who revealed the illness on Tuesday, likely will miss some games and practices while undergoing a rigorous six-week treatment program of...

4 years 7 months ago

Karl signs contract extension

DENVER (AP) - Nuggets head coach George Karl has agreed to a new contract that runs through the 2010-11 NBA season. The team announced the deal Friday but did not disclose the financial terms. Karl has led the Nuggets to a 35-18 record this season and will be coaching the...

4 years 9 months ago

Kenyon Martin sidelined by pinkie injury

Denver Nuggets forward Kenyon Martin won't play against the Charlotte Bobcats because of a dislocated left pinkie. Coach George Karl said before Tuesday's game that he was uncertain if Martin would miss additional games. He was being treated in the training room before tip-off. Martin was injured Monday against...

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