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Axing Nuggets coach represents a new trend

George Karl could easily be coaching the Denver Nuggets this season after winning 57 games with the club in 2012-13 and being named NBA Coach of the Year.

It was a crowning achievement for the much-traveled coach, especially after he survived cancer and continued to lead the Nuggets’ retooled, post-Carmelo Anthony roster to success.

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