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George Karl is the current head coach of the Denver Nuggets. On December 10, 2010 he became the seventh coach in NBA history to record 1,000 wins.

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George Karl is the current head coach of the Denver Nuggets. On December 10, 2010 he became the seventh coach in NBA history to record 1,000 wins. After a college career at the University of North Carolina he signed with the ABA's San Antonio Spurs in 1973. When the Spurs joined the NBA in 1976, Karl began his two-year NBA playing career. His coaching career in the NBA includes: the Cleveland Cavaliers 1984–1986, Golden State Warriors 1986–1988, Seattle SuperSonics 1992–1998, Milwaukee Bucks 1998–2003 and the Denver Nuggets 2005–present. Karl is also a two time cancer survivor. After successfully being treated for prostate cancer, Karl announced that he was diagnosed with treatable neck and throat cancer. He made a full recovery and was back to coach for the entire 2010-2011 season. Karl is also an avid supporter of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and serves as an ambassador for their Hoops for St. Jude basketball initiative. On May 8, 2013, after Karl won the NBA Coach of the Year Award, he gave an emotional speech to the press.
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Watch video where George Karl gives emotional speech after winning NBA Coach of the Year Award
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Denver Nuggets Coach George Karl Gives Emotional Speech After Winning NBA Coach of the Year Award (VIDEO)

Denver Nuggets coach, George Karl, who was named NBA Coach of the Year on May 8, 2013, held an emotional news conference at the Pepsi Center to thank everyone from his middle school coach who got him into the game to his good friend, the late Rick Majerus. It was the first time Karl had won the award in 25 years of coaching. ̶ ... read more

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