George Karl Fires Back at Josh Kroenke About Being Fired as Nuggets Coach

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George Karl Fires Back at Josh Kroenke About Being Fired as Nuggets Coach
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Former Nuggets coach George Karl, fired a week ago, met with The Denver Post on Wednesday afternoon and discussed an array of issues. Here are some highlights. • On his conversation with team president Josh Kroenke upon being fired: "Josh was nice and complimentary, said he'd honor my contract and the coaches. The conversation was on the decision, and I said, 'I think I should tell you, I think it's very stupid.' And since then, I don't understand it." • On this past season, winning 57 games, and criticism that he didn't develop the team's young players well enough. "We won 57 wins and are in a great place. Continuity, consistency, togetherness all are so much more valuable than they have on their priority list than playing JaVale McGee or the young players. Read more: George Karl fires back at Josh Kroenke about being fired as Nuggets coach - The Denver Post http://www.denverpost.com/nuggets/ci_23454878/george-karl-fires-back-at-josh-kroenke-nuggets#ixzz2W8oSt6Fu Read The Denver Post's Terms of Use of its content: http://www.denverpost.com/termsofuse Follow us: @Denverpost on Twitter | Denverpost on Facebook

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