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George Karl's job with Nuggets is safe

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05:11 PM ET 05.04 | Following another early exit from the playoffs, some wondered if Nuggets head coach George Karl could be on the hot seat this offseason. According to team president Josh Kroenke, Karl's job is safe. Karl, who will turn 62 next week, has led Denver to the postseason every year since taking over in January 2005, although the team has won just one playoff series in that stretch. Many had high hopes for Denver this summer with the Western Conference looking relatively open for the taking, although a late-season knee injury to forward Danilo Gallinari really hurt their chances. They fell to the six-seed Golden State Warriors in six games in the conference quarterfinals.

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May 4, 2013  05:28 PM ET

Nuggets were starting to look good, but those injuries sure killed their momentum.

May 4, 2013  06:01 PM ET

Damn George, that Chemo is working your bod!!! George looks fragile!!

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May 4, 2013  06:34 PM ET
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meh-1 guy went down, they had the 'deepest' team as per all the pudnits, yet they lost- cause they had no star, no go-to guy to take over during playoff times they were the classic over-achieving regular season team

Thats not true Carmelo was the Star and still loss!!!

May 4, 2013  06:35 PM ET
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Thats not true Carmelo was the Star and still loss!!!

They had Martin, The Bird and JR Smith

May 4, 2013  06:36 PM ET
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They had Martin, The Bird and JR Smith

Its time for Karl to leave, he couldnt win in Seattle either!!!

May 5, 2013  03:44 AM ET

No coach can help McGee and Randolph. Basketball IQ of a potato.

 
May 5, 2013  09:39 AM ET

Always The Bridesmaid And Never The Bride, Bro.

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